Office of Risk Management

Craig Ambach, Director




Save the Date

The Office of Risk Management is teaming up with Safety Benefits, Inc. and the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance to host the 2014 Risk Management Conference. Conference dates are scheduled for November 12-13, 2014. The conference will be held at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center in Pierre. More information will be posted as it becomes available.


Our Mission

The mission of the South Dakota Office of Risk Management is to efficiently and effectively protect the assets of the state of South Dakota in the conduct of governmental activity. This mission can be accomplished through the prudent use of risk management and insurance programs, safety and loss control techniques.



The Office


Craig Ambach, Director

Leon Ellis, State Risk Manager

Stacy Steffen, Risk Management Analyst

Megan Mercer, Risk Management Analyst





1429 East Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 773.5879 Telephone
(605) 773.5880 Fax