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Credentialing Board


Board Members

If interested in becoming a board member, please complete the form.

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Serene Thin Elk , LPC-MH, LAC

President -10/22/21 - 10/22/23

Elected to Board

Term: 01/15/21 -  01/15/23

48429 267th St. 

Valley Springs, SD 57068

605-335-2567 (work)

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Patricia Roth, LAC

Vice President: 02/13/20

Term 02/13/20 - 02/13/22

Elected to Board 02/13/20

1000 Lake Traverse Dr. (IHS)

Sisseton, SD 57262

Phone: 605-698-7606


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Barb Shoup-Anderson, LAC, M.A. 


Term: 5/21/20 - 5/21/22 

Elected to Board: 6/28/16 

110 W Missouri Ave 

Pierre, SD 57501 

Phone: 605-222-3841 



Marcie Sprague, MSW, LAC, PIP


Term: 2/13/20 - 2/13/22 

Elected to Board: 11/10/15 

2092 Meadow Lane 

Rapid City, SD 57703 

Phone: 605-716-7841 

Cell: 605-391-1077

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Henrietta Nelson, M.S.

Elected to Board 

Term: 01/15/21 - 01/15/23

PO Box 7376

Moore, OK 73153


Stanley LaRoque, LAC

President Term: 09/24/19 - 09/24/21

Elected to Board: 11/10/15

1205 E. St. James St

Rapid City, SD 57701

Phone: 605-342-8925

Cell: 605-484-1021


Ed Parsells, B.S.

Elected to Board 

Term: 3/26/18 - 3/26/22

P.O. Box 403 

Mission, SD 57555 

Cell: 605-220-6587

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Marilyn Spoon, B.S., C.A.D.C.

Elected to Board

Term: ​6/18/18 -  6/18/22 

1646 305th Street 

Tama, IA 52339 

Phone: 641-484-9420 

Cell: 405-205-0384


The Administrator is responsible for all assigned administrative duties on behalf of the GPAICB. The Administrator serves as the liaison for the GPAICB, IC&RC administration, and the applicants. The Administrator reports directly to the GPAICB and the Great Plains Behavioral Health Directors Association.



PO Box 1916

Rapid City, SD 57709 

Phone: 605-593-5009

Cell: 605-430-2684


GPAICB Committees

The GPAICB committee members' professional experiences encompass a wide range of backgrounds. Our goal is to ensure all applications are reviewed and are in compliance with the GPAICB credentialing requirements.

Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Trainee Committee 

Members: Stanley LaRoque, 

Barb Shoup-Anderson 

Patricia Roth

Peer Recovery Credentialing Committee

Members: Ed Parsells

Marcie Sprague

Henrietta Nelson

Serene Thin Elk

Ethics Committee 


Ed Parsells 

Marcie Sprague 

Serene Thin Elk

Continuing Education Committee 

Members: Patricia Roth

Marcie Spraque

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