HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD Release - 007
Jane Goin
(303) 672-5440
For Release
February 2, 2011


SIOUX FALLS - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Rick Garcia announced the selection of Roger Jacobs to serve as the Field Office Director in Sioux Falls.

"Roger Jacobs embraces the new transformation of HUD and will promote sustainability principles throughout the state," explained Garcia. "His experience, leadership, and knowledge of HUD programs will benefit South Dakota's
rural, Tribal and urban communities, industry partners and customers."

As HUD's senior official in South Dakota, Jacobs will coordinate outreach activities and program delivery to HUD customers and communities throughout the state. He will also serve as a liaison to mayors, city managers, elected representatives, state and local officials, congressional delegations, stakeholders and customers and will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of HUD programs and services to communities and organizations. South Dakota is one of the six states in HUD's Rocky Mountain Region which also includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

[Roger Jacobs]

Jacobs has served in the Sioux Falls HUD office for ten years. He has worked with a variety of individuals and organizations assisting them in utilizing HUD programs and funding. Jacobs serves as an advisor to the Sioux Empire Homeless Coalition (SEHC). Prior to his service with HUD, Jacobs worked for a non-profit health care organization in developing and managing housing options for individuals with disabilities and the elderly. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from Southern Illinois University. Jacobs and his wife, Bonnie, have two sons and five grandchildren.

For interview opportunities, please feel free to call Roger Jacobs at (605) 731-7693.


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