Trustee Scott Thiss

Trustee C. Scott Thiss

Congressional District #3
Legislative District #

Term Dates: July 1, 2006, through
June 30, 2012

5200 Willson Road, #150
Edina, MN 55424

Phone: 651-201-1705
scott.thiss@so.mnscu.edu

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.

He was appointed to the board by Gov. Tim Pawlenty in July 2006 for a six-year term expiring June 30, 2012.