Frank Anderson, Oneida County Chair
Frank Anderson is currently a Councilman in the City of Rome, New York. Frank has served on the Rome Common Council for the past 12 years (2010–present), and has witnessed first-hand a community that has transformed from a city that primarily focused on manufacturing, to one that is much more diverse, and is part of a revitalization since the closing of Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome. During his time on the Rome Common Council, Frank has served on several committees, and has been the Chairman of the Finance Committee; the Laws & Rules Committee; the Municipal Operations Committee; and the Diversity Committee. Prior to serving on the Common Council, Frank served on the Rome City Schools Board of Education from 2007–2009.
Anderson has been very involved in various community events and organizations over the years throughout Oneida County and Central New York, and has held several leadership positions such as President and Past Campaign Chair for the United Way of Rome and Western Oneida County; President of the Rome Senior Citizens Council; Member of the Board of the Rome Art & Community Center; as well as President of the Central Valley Softball Umpires Association. Frank has also enjoyed being actively involved in youth sports, having officiated in football and softball over the past 34 years.
Anderson is currently employed as a Sr. Litigation Specialist for a major insurance company, and he earned degrees at Oswego State in both Public Justice and Sociology. He also earned a Legal Assistant Certificate in Litigation Management from Adelphi University, as well as an American Management Association Certificate from Utica College. Anderson and his wife, Lisa, live in Rome, and have four grown children.