Peggy Schlechter

SDSU Consumer Sciences Department

With experience as a teacher, director of career services, dean of students and a small business owner, SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist Peggy Schlechter has a passion for developing rural communities and businesses through regular programing and contributions to iGrow Communities.

SDSU Extension Rapid City Regional Center
711 N. Creek Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703
Office: 605.394.1722 Email Photo


  • Community vitality, entrepreneurship, marketing for small businesses, leadership, youth development, career management
  • MBTI® Certification, Myers and Briggs Foundation
  • M.S., Family & Consumer Science, South Dakota State University (2006)
  • B.S., Family & Consumer Science Education, South Dakota State University (1984)