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Administrative Director, South Dakota Farm Bureau
Michael Held is the Administrative Director of South Dakota Farm Bureau Federation, a position he has had since 1976. From 1969 to 1976 he was employed by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau.
He is a graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin.
Michael and his wife, Barrie, have four children and twelve grandchildren and live in Huron.
Held has played and coached amateur baseball for over 40 years and sings in his church choir.
Michael grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin that is now owned by his younger brothers.