|Bieda in 2010|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 9th district
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Dennis Olshove|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 25th district
January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2009
|Alma mater||Wayne State University (B.A., M.P.A., M.A.)
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D.)
Bieda was raised in Warren, Michigan, and attended Cousino High School. He received a B.A. in Public Affairs from Wayne State University, and later received a Master of Public Administration and an M.A. in Tax Law. He worked as Director of Labor Relations in the City of Warren, and as a Senior Policy Analyst for the Michigan House of Representatives. Bieda also designed the reverse of the United States Olympic Half Dollar issued in 1992, earning him the distinction of being the only living Michigander to design a coin for the United States Mint.
In 2002, Bieda was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives for the 25th District. He served until 2009, and was elected to the Michigan Senate in November 2010. Bieda serves as the Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate.