Retired Senior Executive Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Last two assignments: Director of Worldwide Catalog Sales and prior to that General Manager of European Industrial Activities in Germany.
Richard Fregoe graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and completed senior executive programs at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Notre Dame.
Elected to represent District 4 in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Currently Mayor Pro Tem and also served as Mayor Pro Tem 1996-97. Served as Deputy Mayor Pro Tem 2010-11 and 2013-2014. He has served as a member of the Grand Prairie Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals (ZBA); Past Chairman of the Board: Dallas-Fort Worth Medical Center, Grand Prairie Wellness Center, and Grand Prairie Sister Cities Corporation; Founding member of the Grand Prairie After-School Partnership Program; Board of Directors Grand Prairie YMCA; Board of Directors United Charities.
- City Councilman
- Board of Directors Grand Prairie Unity Coalition (Founder)
- Chairman of the City Council Public Safety, Health and Environment Committee
- Board of Directors Grand Prairie Sister Cities International Corporation (Founder)
- Member of The National League of Cities Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee
- Vice Chairman of Trinity River Authority Central Regional Wastewater System Advisory Committee
- Board of Directors Grand Prairie Wellness Center (Founding Member)
- Board of Managers Tarrant County 9-1-1 District (Board Secretary)
- Chairman of Grand Prairie Tax Increment Financing District 2
- Vice Chairman Trinity River Authority Mountain Creek Regional Waste Water System Advisory Committee
- Chairman Community Service Award Program Army Air Force Exchange Service Retiree Association (AREA)
- Member Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas (Founding Member)
- Vice President Texas Municipal League Region 13
Married, wife Gisela, two daughters Michele and Melanie. Grand Prairie resident since 1980. Member Immaculate Conception Parish and Associates of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Eagle Scout.