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March 9, 2004

Dave Miller Chosen As Outstanding Citizen With A Disability

From: CSD - Mar 9, 2004

Release Date: Mar. 8, 2004
Contact: Erin E. Casler
CSD Communications Office

Dave Miller Chosen As Outstanding Citizen With A Disability

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation has chosen Dave Miller as the 2004 Outstanding Citizen With A Disability. Miller is to receive his award at a luncheon on March 9 in Pierre, S.D.

Miller is currently the Special Assistant for Strategic Planning for Human Services. He has been with CSD since 1998, serving in various capacities. Before his tenure at CSD, Miller was the State Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Services in Pierre, in which capacity he was responsible for the administration of vocational rehabilitation, independent living and disability determination services throughout the State of South Dakota.

Miller, a graduate of the University of South Dakota, has more than 25 years of professional leadership experience in the development and management of public and private disability programs.

"CSD is very fortunate to be able to recruit employees of such high caliber," said Benjamin Soukup, CSD chief executive officer. "We are very pleased that Dave has been recognized in such an auspicious manner, as he is well-deserving of this honor."

About CSD – CSD (also known as Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc.) was established in 1975, primarily to provide sign language interpreting services to deaf and hard of hearing adults in South Dakota. Today, CSD employs over 2,000 individuals in offices across the nation, providing a broad continuum of social and human services programs, as well as telecommunications relay services. CSD is a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to providing quality services; ensuring public accessibility; and increasing awareness of issues affecting deaf, hard of hearing and individuals with speech disabilities. For more information, please visit

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