Lee Briggs

District III

Lee Briggs was first elected to the Golden West Board of Directors in September of 1996. Lee and his wife, Mary, own and operate the Mahler Ranch in northern Haakon County. Lee graduated from Eagle Butte High School and served four years in the Marine Corps, including a tour of duty in Vietnam.

After the Marine Corps, he graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science Business. Lee worked for Farm Credit of Omaha in Mobridge for a short time after college and has been ranching ever since. Lee and Mary have two grown daughters.