TenHaken Campaign Announces Endorsement from Harrisburg Mayor Julie Burke-Van Luvanee


SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Today the TenHaken for Mayor campaign announced the endorsement Mayor Julie Burke-Van Luvanee of Harrisburg, SD.

“The next mayor of Sioux Falls will need to champion the fast paced, diverse and comprehensive growth of our region,” said Burke-Van Luvanee. “I believe that Paul has the executive experience, vision and leadership to work strategically with surrounding communities on affordable housing, job growth, financially demanding infrastructure and in finding non-traditional solutions to support this growth.”

Burke-Van Luvanee has served as the mayor of Harrisburg since 2012 after fulfilling four years on the city council.   She is a former small business owner of a project management consulting firm and earned an MBA from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

“As Sioux Falls continues to grow, it’s critical that we have strong relationships with our neighbors to ensure we grow in a smart and collaborative fashion,” said TenHaken “In my conversations with Julie, it’s evident we share a common leadership style and would build a partnership that would benefit both of our communities.”

Paul TenHaken