Human resource officer

Watertown, SD --  The City of Watertown has announced the appointment of Jillaine Pfeifle as Human Resource Director. Jillaine was appointed at the August 5, 2019 City Council meeting. Jillaine will follow predecessor Audra Hunt.

Jillaine graduated with honors from the University of North Dakota with a Master’s in Social Work. She is a Licensed Certified Social Worker and a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Her experience includes being the Human Resources Manager at Lamont Companies, a Regional Office Manager for Horizon Health Care, and a Human Resource Generalist at 3M Aberdeen.

Ms. Pfeifle has served as a committee member of the Aberdeen Area Human Resources Association for the past two years serves, and as the President in 2019. She was a 2016 graduate of Leadership Aberdeen, 2019 graduate of the N2Institue, and an Adjunct Instructor for the Social Work Program at Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD.

In her free time, she enjoys playing women’s and co-ed volleyball, being with family, going to the movies, and redoing furniture. Mayor Sarah Caron says that Jillaine is looking forward to bringing leadership, innovation and coaching to the City of Watertown for a smoother running community.