Mike Rounds. The junior US Senator from South Dakota, in office since 2015. Served as the 31st Governor of South Dakota from 2003 to 2011, having previously served in the South Dakota Senate from 1991 to 2001. He serves on the following Armed Services subcommittees: Airland, Readiness and Management Support, and Seapower. He also serves on the Veterans’ Affairs committee. Rounds's 2010 Initiative established 10 research centers at state-supported universities.
"Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs.", Mike Rounds