About Frank

Who Is Frank Diaz?

 

Frank has a reputation for initiating and completing projects. His proven track record of accomplishments makes him the ideal candidate for City Council.

As a child growing up in a military family, later as a serviceman, Frank found himself living in various countries throughout the world including Iran, Turkey, South Africa, Panama, and Europe engraining in him a deep respect for diversity.  Upon settling at Fort Lewis in 1977, it was that experience of finally having a place to call home that Frank gained an appreciation for life in Pierce County.

Serving on the DuPont Parks and Recreation Agency, Frank has established himself as a “can do” guy; a champion in making DuPont a wonderful place to live, work and play. He believes that to have true long-lasting impactful change, it needs to be systemic. He will work tirelessly, to gradually implement the institutional reforms needed to fix problems when efforts to change one aspect of a system, fail. Frank believes that this must be a community-driven process.

As a veteran, entrepreneur and small business owner who has held countless leadership roles, there has never been a task too big to complete, nor a goal too grand to accomplish.

Professional Experience & Education

  • 32 Year Army/DoD Veteran serving the United States
  • Installation/Community Planner
  • Security Plans & Operations Officer
  • Antiterrorism Officer
  • Development Team for Homeland Security concept
  • Founder Tin Hut BBQ/Aloha Gourmet Food Trucks Hawaii/Washington

Frank holds degrees in Technology, Business Management and Marketing

Schools: Ft. Steilacoom Community College, University of Maryland, Sullivan University, graduate of Curtis High School

Community Service

American Veterans Advocate, Gold-Star Family Advocate, Children’s Miracle Network Supporter, VA Stand-down service provider.  Since his retirement he continues to serve.  Frank supports veterans struggling with PTSD, addictions, and homelessness. Frank is an ordained minister. He currently serves on the DuPont Parks and Recreation Agency.

In The News

Inc Magazine  article featuring Frank Diaz in a tour across the country highlighting the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise.

 

 

"Where there is no vision, the people run wild, but blessed is he who follows divine instruction.” --Proverbs 29:18

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