Senator Michael Rohl to receive a national award

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Senator Michael Rohl is among just 20 young leaders recognized by The Council of State Governments for bipartisan state leadership in 2022. The CSG 20 Under 40 Leadership Award recognizes the outstanding work of 20 up-and-coming elected or appointed officials from across the country who not only exemplify strong leadership skills but have also demonstrated a true commitment to serving the citizens they represent.

Senator Rohl talks about what the Council of State Governments is.

Senator Rohl explains the process of being nominated & selected.

Senator Rohl explains the award involves all three branches of government involving all fifty states.

Senator Rohl talks about being a state senator on a year round basis & not not during the winter months.

Senator Rohl talks about advice given to him by the late Governor Frank Farrar.

Award recipients will be honored by state government leaders at the 2022 CSG National Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 7th-10th.

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