Frank Baker was elected to the Boston City Council on November 8, 2011. Due to the redistricting process that took place in 2013, his new district now includes most of Dorchester and portions of Roxbury, South Boston, and the South End. Councilor Baker is proud to be a lifelong resident of Dorchester. He grew up in the Saint Margaret's Parish (now Blessed Mother Teresa) area of Dorchester and currently owns a home in Savin Hill with his wife and their 10-year-old twins, Ben and Maxine. Frank is the twelfth child of John and Eileen Baker's thirteen children. He graduated from Don Bosco Technical High School in 1986 where he studied the printing trade. At age 17 Frank worked as a custodian in City Hall, and from 1987 until 2010, he worked for the City of Boston Printing Department, before it was dismantled. Currently, Councilor Baker is a member of the CWA/Boston Typographical Union, Local 13 and served as a Shop Steward from 2000 until 2010. Councilor Baker has been actively involved in politics his entire adult life and is a dedicated member of the Dorchester community. Frank brings his passion for his community and a strong independent voice to City Hall. His priorities include Education, Public Safety, Substance Abuse Services, Housing, and Economic Development.