Beau Baird

Beau Baird

Representative | District 44

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9981

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h44@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Wade Coggeshall

Phone: 317-232-9693

Email: wade.coggeshall@iga.in.gov

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Welcome to my website. Thank you for taking the time to visit my page, and I hope you find the information and links valuable.

As a lifelong resident of Greencastle, it is an honor to serve and represent the people of House District 44 in the Indiana General Assembly. With the many important issues facing our community today, I believe we need to work together to make Indiana the best place to live and raise a family.

In order to better serve you, I would like to know what issues you find important. I encourage you to contact me with any thoughts, input or suggestions on how we can improve our community and state.

Sincerely,


Beau Baird
State Representative
House District 44

State Rep. Beau Baird
Indiana House of Representatives: 2018-Present
Represents House District 44, which includes all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Morgan, Owen and Parke counties.

Committees:
Agriculture and Rural Development
Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
Environmental Affairs

Education:
IMM Global EMBA in business administration and management from the Krannert School of Management

Occupation:
Owner/operator of Baird Ranch and chief financial officer, Indiana Home Care Plus

Telephone:
(317) 232-9981 Direct Line
(800) 382-9841 Toll Free

Address:
200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Biography:
State Rep. Beau Baird is a lifelong resident of Putnam County. Elected in November of 2018, he is honored to represent the district which includes all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Morgan, Owen and Parke counties.

Baird graduated from Greencastle High School and Purdue University. He also completed his IMM Global EMBA in business administration and management from the Krannert School of Management and is pursuing his Master of Finance from Harvard University Graduate School.

As chief financial officer of Indiana Home Care Plus, a home health care agency, he manages a multi-million dollar budget with a team of more than 50 employees. He is also the owner/operator of Baird Ranch, one of the largest quarter horse breeders in Indiana, just a few miles outside Greencastle.

Baird serves on the International Board of Directors for the American Quarter Horse Association and works with the board of directors for the Indiana Quarter Horse Association and Quarter Horse Racing of Indiana. He is also a member of the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program presented by AgrIInstitute.

He is the chair of the Putnam County Republican Party. Baird is also a member of the Indiana West Central Economic Development District.

House District 44 includes all of Putnam County and portions of Parke, Clay, Owen and Morgan counties in central Indiana. To find your House District, click here.


State Reps. Morrison, Baird encourage local communities to apply for road funding grants

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Josh DeFonce  | Wednesday, October 14, 2020

State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourage communities in Central Indiana to apply for the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program to help fund local road and bridge projects.

State Rep. Baird encourages local communities to apply for road funding grants

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, October 9, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages communities in West Central Indiana to apply for the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program to help fund local road and bridge projects.

Baird: Don't miss Oct. 5 voter registration deadline

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 29, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages local residents to register to vote or check their registration status before the Oct. 5 deadline using the state's online voter portal at IndianaVoters.com.

Baird: Apply today for paid internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 22, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages local college students and recent graduates looking to gain valuable work experience to apply online for a paid internship with the Indiana House of Representatives at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Legislators: Parke County receives $250,000 for local businesses

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, September 11, 2020

State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) said Parke County recently received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help small businesses.

Morrison, Baird: State grants help expand internet access to more residents, businesses in Parke and Vermillion counties

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Several projects in Parke and Vermillion counties expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses can now move forward thanks to over $1.1 million in state broadband grants, according to State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Mayfield, Baird: Area schools receive $390K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Area schools recently received $390,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Morgan County legislators: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 21, 2020

As schools begin the new academic year, an opportunity to fulfill graduation requirements will be available to high school juniors and seniors to tutor younger students, according to Morgan County lawmakers.

Baird: INvets launches enhanced program to match veterans with careers

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 14, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages veterans and Indiana companies to connect through INvet's next-generation website.

Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Monday, August 10, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 7, 2020) – Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program honors families who have made significant contributions to Indiana agriculture. Instituted in 1976, the program

State recognizes Putnam County business for operating over 100 years

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, July 31, 2020

Buzzi Unicem USA, a ready mix concrete supplier in Greencastle, recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award recognizing its longstanding service in the community, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Baird reminds local residents to complete census

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, July 28, 2020

According to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle), 2020 census responses are critical to future federal funding in local communities, and Hoosiers should respond now if they have not already done so.

State Rep. Baird highlights several new laws effective July 1

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, July 13, 2020

With many new laws effective this month, State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) said several important changes support Hoosier teachers, patients and farmers.

Morgan County legislators announce help available to farmers who suffered losses due to pandemic

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, July 10, 2020

Local farmers and agricultural producers directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, according to Morgan County lawmakers.

Baird: Don't go hungry, turn to Indiana's Operation Food for help

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, July 1, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages Hoosiers who may be struggling to make ends meet and needing food assistance to turn to the state's recently launched Operation Food program for help.

Baird: Putnam County, local communities eligible for pandemic relief funds

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, June 19, 2020

Putnam County and local communities are eligible for $1.7 million to cover COVID-19-related expenses through the federal stimulus package, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Clay County, local communities eligible for pandemic relief funds

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Clay County and local communities are eligible for more than $1.2 million to cover COVID-19-related expenses through the federal stimulus package, according to local lawmakers.

Morgan County lawmakers warn of coronavirus-related scams, highlight helpful tips

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Samantha Holifield  | Friday, June 12, 2020

Morgan County legislators urge Hoosiers to be vigilant in protecting themselves against scams, which are surging during the public health pandemic.

Baird: Help available to farmers who suffered losses due to pandemic

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Local farmers and agricultural producers directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Morgan County legislators: Hoosier jobseekers should consider free job training, skilling-up amid COVID-19

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, June 4, 2020

Morgan County lawmakers encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.

Owen County legislators: Hoosier jobseekers should consider free job training, skilling-up amid COVID-19

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, June 3, 2020

State Reps. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.

Rep. Baird: Hoosier jobseekers should consider free job training, skilling-up amid COVID-19

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, May 21, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.

Parke County legislators: Hoosier jobseekers should consider free job training, skilling-up amid COVID-19

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, May 21, 2020

State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.

Baird: Indiana's online marketplace offers PPE help to small businesses, nonprofits

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, May 14, 2020

Local small businesses and nonprofits can now utilize the state's new online marketplace to request personal protective equipment, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Baird warns of coronavirus-related scams, highlights helpful tips

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, May 8, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) urges Hoosiers to be vigilant in protecting themselves against scams, which are surging during the public health pandemic.

Local lawmakers announce COVID-19 response funding for Morgan County

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, May 7, 2020

Morgan County recently received $250,000 in coronavirus relief to support rural businesses, according to local legislators.

Baird: Indiana voters can now request absentee ballots online

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Indiana's registered voters can now submit an online application to receive their mail-in absentee ballot, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Baird, Heaton: Owen County receives COVID-19 response funding

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, May 4, 2020

Owen County recently received $243,750 in coronavirus relief to support rural Hoosiers, according to State Reps. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) and Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute).

Baird: Cloverdale student receives $7,500 teaching scholarship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, April 24, 2020

A Cloverdale High School student pursuing a career in education recently received the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Baird highlights mental health resources available to Hoosiers during pandemic

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, April 17, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) said many helpful mental health resources are available to Hoosiers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Baird: Free online learning tools available to Hoosier students, parents

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, April 14, 2020

With Indiana school buildings closed for the academic year, State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) said there are several online resources available to help students continue learning at home.

Wabash Valley lawmakers: State awards over $5.5 million to boost local road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, April 13, 2020

Wabash Valley lawmakers announced local communities were recently awarded over $5.5 million in state matching grants to bolster road and bridge improvements.

Baird: Help available to Hoosier workers, employers impacted by COVID-19

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, April 1, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages Hoosier workers and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to access recently expanded state and federal resources for help.

Student pages visit Rep. Baird at the Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, March 16, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently welcomed local students to the Statehouse where they served as pages during the 2020 legislative session.

Baird: Greencastle artist showcases work at Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 6, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) (right) welcomes Hoosier artist Eileen Siefker (left) of Greencastle Wednesday, March 4, 2020, to the Indiana Statehouse for the 2020 Hoosier Women Artists exhibition.

Rep. Baird welcomes local FFA students as pages to Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, February 27, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) (right) welcomes FFA students from South Putnam Middle School/High School to the Statehouse Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Indianapolis.

Student pages visit Rep. Baird at the Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 19, 2020) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently welcomed local students to the Statehouse where they served as pages during the 2020 legislative session.

Baird, Morrison honor students who responded to medical emergency

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 12, 2020) – State Reps. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) and Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) on Monday recognized North Central Parke Community School Corp. students who assisted their bus driver during a medical emergency.

Baird: Indiana should join multistate compact on curing diseases

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, January 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 31, 2020) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) is asking fellow lawmakers to examine the benefits of Indiana joining a multistate compact to award prizes for curing diseases.

Baird invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, January 13, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 13, 2020) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

Baird visits Putnam County school students, officials

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, December 19, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently met with all of the Putnam County school superintendents followed by visits to Putnam County schools to meet with students and educators ahead of the 2020 legislative session.

Rep. Baird seeks public input ahead of meetings with state agencies

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 26, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) is seeking public input ahead of upcoming roundtable meetings with several state agencies to discuss issues and projects affecting Putnam County and surrounding communities.

Baird joins Lt. Gov. Crouch to present Brilliant Firefly award to Fillmore student

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, November 1, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 1, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently joined Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch to present the Brilliant Firefly award to Jocelyn Nobbe, 9, for her active engagement and work in her community.

Baird: Over $300,000 to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, October 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 11, 2019) – Putnam County communities were recently awarded over $300,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Baird invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Reps. Baird, Brown, Morrison, Negele: Area farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Reps. Baird, Morrison: Local farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Baird to serve on summer study committee on ag, natural resources

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

STATEHOUSE (July 2, 2019) — State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) was selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Summer study committees examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation. “The committee will be studying farmland preservation, management options for state forest

Bairdís legislation helping Hoosier veterans now law

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, right) ceremonially signs legislation co-authored by State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) (back row, third from right) helping Hoosier veterans involved in the court system Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. House Enrolled Act 1299 better ensures struggling veterans are aware of available

Bairdís legislation helping Hoosier farmers now law

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, June 13, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, second from left) ceremonially signs State Rep. Beau Baird’s (R-Greencastle) (seated, second from right) bill into law helping Hoosier farmers fight harmful and invasive weeds Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Farmers are battling herbicide-resistant super weeds that require expensive

Student pages join State Rep. Beau Baird at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As House pages, these students toured the governor’s office, the House and Senate chambers, and the Indiana Supreme Court. They also helped staff with daily duties and joined Baird on the House floor during the legislative

Rep. Baird: Local grad gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, April 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 4, 2019) – Martinsville High School graduate Austin Mayfield is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) and his fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session. Mayfield, a resident of Martinsville, is the son of Dean and Peggy Mayfield. He is a Northern

Student pages join State Rep. Beau Baird at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 26, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured the governor’s office, the House and Senate chambers, and the Indiana Supreme Court. They also helped staff with daily duties and joined Baird on the House floor during the legislative

Putnam County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, March 22, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2019) – A Putnam County farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators. The Alcorn Farm, located in Bainbridge and in operation since 1918, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award. “Growing up in a farming family, I understand how

Baird honors Greencastle cross country state champion

Posted by: Brenda L. Holmes  | Monday, March 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) honored Greencastle High School Senior Emma Wilson for winning the 2018 Indiana High School Athletic Association individual girls cross country state championship. “Emma represented our community well as she earned this state title,” Baird said. “She dominated the

Baird laces up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) pairs sneakers with his suit to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Each year, the Indiana House of Representatives participates in the Suits and Sneakers challenge, an annual event hosted by the American Cancer Society and the

House supports Bairdís bill to help control invasive weeds

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 19, 2019) – The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously voted in support of State Rep. Beau Baird’s (R-Greencastle) bill helping Hoosiers fight harmful and invasive weeds. Farmers are battling herbicide resistant, super weeds that require extremely expensive specialized treatment plans to eradicate. Baird said ensuring

Baird welcomes local pastor to Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Monday, February 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) welcomed pastor and Greencastle resident, Rev. Bryan Langdoc, to the Statehouse where he led House members in prayer. “Members of the Indiana House seek guidance through prayer before opening session each day,” Baird said. “I was pleased to welcome pastor Langdoc to

Baird invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, December 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages students who want to learn more about state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session. According to Baird, those who are between the ages of 13 to 18 can spend a day at the Statehouse in Indianapolis helping staff and

Baird named to three House committees

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, December 7, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 7, 2018) – State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) was recently selected to serve on the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee. Baird was also appointed to the House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee and the House Environmental Affairs Committee. “Agriculture and small businesses are

Baird sworn in as new state representative for House District 44

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – Beau Baird of Greencastle took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 44. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush administered the oath in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during Organization Day, the formal start to the legislative session. “Taking the oath of

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