Trustee Scott Thiss
Congressional District #3
Legislative District #
Term Dates: July 1, 2006, through
June 30, 2012
Edina, MN 55424
Scott Thiss, Edina, is president and chief executive officer for Sailforth, Inc., an Edina holding company with selected business investments. He previously served as president and chief executive officer for S&W Plastics, LLC, in Eden Prairie.
Thiss serves on several boards - Anderson Iron Works, Innovance, Inc. and Minnesota Business for Early Learning. He previously served as chair of the board for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, the state's largest business advocacy organization. He also is past chair of the board of the Normandale Community College Foundation. Thiss served the Bush Administration as a member of the inaugural Manufacturing Council, chaired by the Secretary of Commerce and is past co-chair of the Minnesota Manufacturers' Coalition.
Thiss received a bachelor's degree and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and holds a CPA certificate. He is a resident of the Third Congressional District and is appointed to an at-large seat on the board.