Michael Beard

Board of Commissioners
Title: District 3 Commissioner and Board Vice Chair
Phone: 952-583-7090

District 3

District 3 consists of Precincts 1 through 4; 6 through 8, 12A and 12B in the City of Shakopee.


Commissioner Beard began his service on the County Board in January 2015. His current term will end December 31, 2022.

Commissioner Beard currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Scott County Board.

Community Involvement

Commissioner Beard is a delegate to the following:

  • Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC)
  • AMC Board of Directors
  • AMC Environment/Natural Resources Committee
  • AMC Indian Affairs Task Force

Commissioner Beard serves as member of or liaison to the following boards and commissions:

  • Families and Individuals Sharing Hope (FISH)
  • Inter-Governmental Work Group
  • Live, Learn, Earn
  • Live, Learn, Earn Housing: Engaging Partners/Engaging Community
  • Lower Minnesota River Watershed District
  • Metropolitan Mosquito Control District Board of Directors
  • Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust
  • Minnesota Inter-County Association (MICA) Board of Directors
  • Minnesota Transportation Alliance
  • Scott-Carver-Dakota Community Action Program
  • Scott County Association for Leadership and Efficiency (SCALE)
  • SCALE Service Delivery Committee
  • Scott County Community Health Board
  • Scott County Ditch Board
  • Scott County Regional Rail Authority
  • Scott County Transportation Committee
  • Scott-LeSueur Joint Ditch #1 Board
  • Scott-LeSueur Joint Ditch #1, Lateral #2 Board
  • Statewide Health Improvement Partnership
  • Suburban Counties' Working Group
  • Trunk Highway 169 Corridor Coalition

Alternate Positions

In addition, Commissioner Beard serves as an alternate to the following:

  • AFSCME Labor Management Committee
  • Community Development Agency
  • I35W Solutions Alliance
  • IUOE Labor Management Committee
  • Metropolitan Council Transportation Advisory Board
  • SCALE Joint Regional Training Facility Board
  • Scott County Employee Insurance Committee
  • Scott County Parks Advisory Commission

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