The Director of Court Services is under direction of the Judges of the Findlay Municipal Court. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the day to day administrative responsibilities of Court operations, policy development and implementation, budget preparation, fiscal administration, personnel administration, accounting functions, statistical analysis, projections, public relations, and personnel management. The Director is also the Chief Bailiff and the Chief Probation Officer for the Court.
David D. Beach was appointed Director of Court Services June 25, 2000. A Findlay native, he graduated from Findlay High School in 1975 and from Owens Technical College in 1977. Prior to his employment with the Court, Director Beach served with the Hancock County Sheriff's Office for 23 years as a communications officer, road patrol deputy, K-9 handler, sergeant of the Transport Warrant Unit, road patrol sergeant and sergeant of the ERT.
September 25, 2009, Mr. Beach achieved the status of Certified Court Manager as issued from the National Center for State Courts Institute for Court Management, the culmination of a three year course. June 24, 2011 achieved the status of Certified Court Executive also through the National Center for State Courts. May 11, 2012, in the Supreme Court of the United States of America, Mr. Beach was named as a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management. Mr. Beach is a member of several professional organizations pertinent to his function as Director of Court Services.