Ted Beard has served the Longview ISD School Board since 1998. He was appointed to the Risk Management Fund Board in November 2007. He serves as a Service Representative for the Social Security Administration and a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Reserve. He served in both Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom Operations.
Ted has also served as a TASB Delegate, representing Longview ISD, for four years at the TASB/TASA Delegate Assembly. He and his wife Rosalind are the parents of three sons and two daughters.