Melissa Beach oversees the operations of the Traill County Economic Development Commission. Starting with TCEDC in February 2009, Melissa has quickly become involved with a number of organizations devoted to economic development in the Valley region. She’s currently affiliated with MayPort EDC, Hillsboro EDC, Hatton EDC, and Economic Development of North Dakota. Melissa is a graduate of North Dakota State University and Norman County West (Halstad, MN) High School. Melissa has a varied background in marketing and communications.
Melissa is also active in Rural Leadership North Dakota, Hillsboro Business Association, Halstad Lutheran Church, and Sanford Consumer Council. A native of rural Shelly, Minnesota, Melissa lives in rural Hillsboro, ND, with her husband, Josh, and their three children, Easton, Bergen and Briggs.