Elected Experience: Pasco City Council member 1996-present.
Other Professional Experience: Mayor Pro-tem Pasco, Teacher/Librarian Pasco School District, Tri-City Regional Public Facilities Board, Pasco LOEFF 1 Retirement Board. Former Board Member: Association of Washington Cities, Washington State Public Works Trust Fund and Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board.
Education: B.S. Agronomy, WSU, Master in Teaching, Heritage University, Nationally Board Certified teacher in Library/Media, Master in Library and Information Science, University of Washington, Seattle
Community Service: Mid-Columbia Mastersingers, Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre, Supporter NW Public Radio and Television. Former member Pasco Parks and Recreation, Franklin County TRAC, Regional Good Roads Association.
Statement: Rebecca Francik’s professional expertise in education, 19 years as a city council member, public service on two state infrastructure boards and background in Agriculture, make her uniquely qualified to represent the 16th district and address our state’s most pressing issues. Her record in public office has resulted in a 50% drop in crime, a AA bond rating, infrastructure improvements, and collaboration with public/private partners that have created a thriving Pasco community.
Francik’s primary goals for Washington include fully funding education, financing the repair and maintenance of our primary infrastructure and enhancing human service programs.