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  2005   Professional   October 7, 1948
    Aberdeen, SD  
Harvey Jewett
Harvey C. Jewett is the President and Chief Operating Officer of The Rivett Group, L.L.C., of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Prior to the sale of the Super 8 Motels franchise company to HFS in 1993, Mr. Jewett was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Super 8 Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of Super 8 Motels, Inc. He currently is a member of the Super 8 Motels, Inc., Franchisee Advisory Board, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jewett Drug Co., Inc., also of Aberdeen, and a member of the Board of Directors of D & K Healthcare Resources, Inc.

Mr. Jewett is a partner in the Aberdeen law firm of Siegel, Barnett & Schutz. He received his law degree from the University of South Dakota in 1973 and was the editor-in-chief of the South Dakota Law Review.

Mr. Jewett is currently President of the South Dakota Board of Regents. He served as Chairman of the Governor’s Commission on K-12 Education in South Dakota. He also serves as Chairman of the Great Plains Education Foundation, Inc., Dakota Corp. Scholarship Program, and the Catholic Foundation for Eastern South Dakota. He is a Trustee of the College of St. Benedict and a member of the Joint Governance and other committees for St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict. He is a member of numerous Boards of foundations and corporations.

 
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