David M. Frank was born in 1962 in Montrose Memorial Hospital to Clarence Jacob Frank and Sharon Alice (Mohney) Frank. Dave spent 3 years in Montrose before Clarence’s job with the Colorado Highway dept. transferred the family to Grand Junction. The family moved back to Montrose in 1972. Dave graduated from Montrose High School in 1980. After graduation, Dave joined the Sky Ryders Drum and Bugle Corp. Dave joined the U.S.A.F. in 1981. Dave achieved the rank of Sgt., teaching electronics at Lowry AFB in Denver Co. He was honorably discharged in 1987. Dave retired from a 25-year career in the culinary world in 2006 with the title “Chef de Cuisine”. Dave continues to host charity wine pairing dinners to this day. He has been working in the construction field for nearly as long, getting his first job as a carpenter in 1980. He still owns Whitetree Enterprises LLC, a construction, and home inspection company, but has retired from both.
In 1991 Dave married Susan B. Patterson, becoming a father to Zachary Clarence Frank. In 2009, Dave was blessed with a grand-daughter- Addison Rose Frank. 2014 saw 2 more granddaughters, Tristan Noel and Susan Marie.
Dave has been active in both church and the Magic Circle Players community theater, serving as a Deacon and worship minister, and on the board of Governors at MCP. He has previously served on the board of Directors of the Dolphin House and as a member of the Montrose Republican Central Committee.
Dave is active in the community, currently serving on the Montrose County Planning Commission, The Montrose Community Foundation, and on the Board of Directors of the Montrose Rotary, as well as serving as Assistant Governor for Rotary District 5470.