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  • Name: Jim Seward

    Task Force Leadership: Director, Veterans Justice Commission

    Job Title: Director, Veterans Justice Commission

    Company Name: Former General Counsel, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard; Colonel, U.S. Army

    Bio: As general counsel for South Dakota Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Seward led development of the state's 2013 criminal justice reforms, as well as historic juvenile system improvements that helped the state cut new commitments to youth facilities by half. A veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan and a former active duty serviceman, Seward is a former enlisted combat arms soldier and now serves as Colonel, U.S. Army.