|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 20A district
January 4, 2011
|Preceded by||David Bly|
|Born||April 1970 (age 44)|
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Residence||Belle Plaine, Minnesota|
|Alma mater||University of Dallas
University of North Texas
|Occupation||small business owner, legislator|
Kelby G. Woodard (born April 1970) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 20A, which includes Le Sueur and Scott counties in the southeastern part of the state. He is also a small business owner of Trade Innovations, TRG Direct, and the Trusted Trade Alliance.
Early life, education, and career
Woodard graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton, receiving his B.S. in Criminal Justice. He went on to earn a Certificate of Global Security Management from Georgetown University and a M.B.A. in International Business from the University of Dallas. He worked for the U.S. Customs Service, was the Director of Supply Chain Assets Protection for Target Corporation, and was also a member of the Minnesota Civil Air Patrol and the Scott County Criminal Justice Advisory Board.
Minnesota House of Representatives
On May 21, 2011, he joined the House Republican Majority in voting for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a legal bond exclusively between a man and woman.
He announced on April 14, 2014 that he would not seek re-election.
- Rook, Suzy (April 14, 2014). "Rep. Woodard says he won't seek re-election". Le Sueur News-Herald. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
- Kelby Woodard at Minnesota Legislators Past & Present
- Rep. Kelby Woodard official Minnesota House of Representatives website
- Kelby Woodard official campaign website
- Project Votesmart - Rep. Kelby Woodard Profile