SIMPCO Board Members Spotlight- Tom Kimmel

We have amazing members on the SIMPCO Board of Directors and we want to make sure you get to know them! Say “Hello” to our October Board Member Spotlight, Tom Kimmel.

Tom serves on the SIMPCO Board of Directors representing Union County, South Dakota where he is a County Commissioner. In addition, Tom serves on the SIMPCO Water Resource Committee.

Q: Who inspires you? 

A. Ronald Reagan

Q: Where is your favorite place in the world? 

A. Lake Okoboji

Q. What are you passionate about? 

A. Agriculture

Q. What projects are you working on right now? 

A.  Clearing land to create more cropland

Q.  Motto or Personal Mantra?

A.  “Live free or die”

Q.  What are you most proud of? 

A:  My family and my Vietnam service

Q.  What is your favorite pastime/hobby?

A:  Playing poker and bridge

Q. What would people be surprised to know about you? 

A.  I am an avid deer hunter