Traill County EDC Staff


Melissa Beach
Executive Director

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.

Melissa can be reached at (701) 636-4746 or