Frank James


Writing, Policy, and Public Perception (Monday, March 23, 10:00am, Hobo Day Gallery, SDSU Student Union)

Frank James is currently Staff Director of Dakota Rural Action. He began organizing with DRA in the late 1990s. Since then he’s been the Staff Director at the Idaho Rural Council and a Regional Organizer with the Western Organization of Resource Councils.

Frank was raised on a South Dakota family farm in Day County and farmed with his family for four years before returning to Dakota Rural Action. He is married to Kim and together they have a 12-year-old son, Brandon. They live in Toronto, SD.