Brooklyn, New York , United States
Oct 26, 2004 08:08pm
|Info||Frank R. Seddio is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, New York, having lived in the Canarsie area for 55 years. He has attended all local schools, including Tilden High School and Brooklyn College, and is a graduate of the St. John's University School of Law. |
Mr. Seddio has been involved in civic affairs for over 30 years. His background includes his service as the Grand Knight of the St. Pius X Council, Knights of Columbus; founding member and first elected President of the Canarsie Volunteer Ambulance Corp; Member of the Board of Canarsie AWARE; President of the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club; Honorary Member of the Midget Squadron Yacht Club; Member of the Friends United Community Association; and Board Member of the Canarsie Mental Health Clinic.
Mr. Seddio served as District Manager of Community Board 18 from 1980-1985, then as Chairman of C. B. 18 from 1995-1998. He has the unique distinction of being the only district manager in New York City to also have served as a Board Chairman. His involvement in the Community Board has spanned over 18 years of service.
Mr. Seddio was also a member of Community School Board 18, which covers the Canarsie and East Flatbush communities. He has served on the School Board for over 5 years and was Chairman of various committees. He was honored by I.S. 252 in that the school has designated an annual Graduation Award in his name to be presented each year.
Frank Seddio currently serves as a member and Legal Counsel to the West Indian American Day Carnival Association. He has been active in this huge cultural event for over 30 years and was the architect of the parade, which is held each year on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on Labor Day.
Mr. Seddio's professional career began as a member of the New York City Police Department, where he served for over 12 years as the Operations Officer, and then Community Affairs Officer for Brooklyn South, the police borough headquarters.
In 1985, he served in the New York City Department of Transportation as Director of the Transportation Intelligence Division, Assistant Commissioner for Enforcement, and First Assistant Commissioner before retiring in 1991 to begin a private law practice in Brooklyn.
Today, Frank R. Seddio is an attorney at law with offices at 9306 Flatlands Avenue. He is best known for his elaborate Christmas display that surrounds his home each year, which is visited by thousands of community residents, young and old alike.