Jason Salamun was elected to the Rapid City Common Council in 2016, and served as City Council President from July 2017 to July 2018.
Salamun draws from a wide range of experiences including serving in the U.S. Air Force, guiding Organizational Development and Branding at a Fortune 500, and serving in his current role as Vice President of Operations at Black Hills Federal Credit Union.
Born in west Texas, Salamun moved to Rapid City in the late 1980's. He was locally educated attending Canyon Lake Elementary, West Middle School, Stevens High School, and Black Hills State University. While in the military, he was stationed in Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1996-2000. Following his military service, he returned home to Rapid City to plant roots and raise his family.
Fueled by a desire to make a positive impact in our community, Salamun has been involved in numerous civic, non-profit, and ministry initiatives over the years. He’s also had the opportunity to present to a wide variety of audiences as a speaker, trainer, and storyteller.
He and his wife, Gwyn, have two teenage children. A daughter, who recently entered her high school years. And a son, who recently enlisted in the U.S. Army and is stationed in Alaska.
Term Expires: 2019