Leon Schochenmaier Spotlight

Leon Schochenmaier
Occupation/Profession: Retired City Administrator

Employer: N/A

Family: Kim Roberts, Daughters Amy (with grandson Luke), Shelly married to Nate (with granddaughter Devyn and grandson Gavin), and son Craig

Interests / Hobbies:
Giving back to my community and keeping Pierre moving forward. I also enjoy time with Kim and my children and grandchildren and I enjoy several forms of outdoor recreation.

Looking back on your life, who influenced you most and in what ways:
My parents were certainly the most influential on me and my life experiences have helped me understand what others are going through.

Year your CACS Board Member term began: 2017

What are your reasons for serving on the CACS Board of Directors: 
To continue to bring new and better experiences to Pierre and to give back to my community by bringing my work experience to benefit our community.

I serve on the Board of Directors because:
I care about our community and I empathize with others that are suffering or are in need of assistance.

Describe your vision for CACS:
In 3 years I hope to have attended the ribbon cutting celebrations for a new CACS building and a new Boys & Girls Club in Pierre.

What would you like others in the community to know about CACS:
Many citizens are not aware of the services provided by CACS so keeping the education of what CACS does is very important. I also think it is important to educate our community on the impact that CACS has on our citizens .