SD GOP Secretary, Custer County Chairman
Marilyn Oakes has been active in SD GOP since 1989 when she and her husband Art Oakes signed up as Precinct workers. Since they she has held many positions with Custer County GOP, Republican Women of SD, and most lately as Region Six Representative to the state party. Her passion has been working on the State Platform.
Marilyn and Art built Buffalo Rock Lodge B and B in 1999 and it have run it ever since. Art passed in 2014, but Marilyn continues with the B and B and other real estate management.