Dan Frank

Open Space & Trails Advisory Commission
Title: District 4 Commissioner

Dan Frank attended Arizona State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. After graduation, he worked for a highly reputable Phoenix-based civil engineering firm for 16 years and was the Drainage and Flood Control Practice Leader and Vice President from 2008 to 2012. His project resume includes everything from 100-square-mile drainage master plans to small studies for HOAs and private developments. Dan served as chairman of the Legislative Issues Committee for the Arizona Floodplain Management Association from '09 to '11 and he also volunteered to help the City of Scottsdale re-write their Storm-water and Floodplain Ordinance.

Dan and his wife Tina moved to Maricopa in 2005. Immediately upon moving to Maricopa, he joined the Maricopa Transportation Advisory Committee which he was the chairman from 2008-2012. In 2014 Dan was appointed to the Maricopa City Council to fill a vacancy and later served as the chairman of the Maricopa 2040 Vision Committee.

Dan enjoys the outdoors and tries to get out to climb, hike or mountain bike whenever he can. He has spent considerable time backpacking throughout Arizona. In 2001, he joined the non-profit Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association where he could combine his passion for the outdoors with helping those in need. There he served as team Secretary and later as President. Dan served with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Mountain Rescue Posse as a Wilderness EMT from 2001 to 2017, receiving multiple recognition awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service to Maricopa County.

Today, Dan serves as the President of the Maricopa Flood Control District as well as running his own civil engineering practice working as a consultant on projects in several states.


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