PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Ryan Brunner, the current Commissioner of South Dakota School and Public Lands will be stepping down at the end of the month, to become a senior advisor to Governor Kristi Noem.
Brunner says his focus will be on the legislative session.
Brunner says he will continue to track bills that could impact Schools & Public Lands.
Brunner was elected Commissioner in 2014. Noem has appointed former School & Public Lands Commissioner Jarrod Johnson to head the office until a new Commissioner is elected and seated in January.