Place Five

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Place Five: Councilmember Dick North

Richard (Dick) North was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the Marine Corps following high school. After the military, Dick North has resided with his wife, Hazel, cities in Southern California; Houston, Angleton, Spring, Lake Dallas, Haltom City and DeSoto, Texas.  Dick North has been an active and proud resident of DeSoto for more than 10 years.

On June 20, 2013, Dick North was sworn in as DeSoto City Councilmember for Place 5. Mr. North is currently a Realtor with Century 21 Galloway-Herron located in DeSoto. Prior to being elected, Dick North served the city for more than six years on the Planning and Zoning Commission. In addition, Dick North currently serves as a member of DeSoto Dining & Dialogue, Concerned DeSoto Citizens (CDC), DeSoto Lions Club and as an ambassador for the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce.

Other involvements include:
MetroTex Realtors Board of Directors - 2012
Family 1st Federal Credit Union Board of Directors
Leadership Southwest graduate - 2007
MetroTex Realtors Leadership Academy - 2010
DeSoto Civic Academy graduate
DeSoto Police Citizens Academy graduate
Dallas Association of Real Estate Brokers (DAREB) - Board of Directors
Women's Council of Realtors (WCR)

Mr. North graduated from California Baptist University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He is currently a member of Concord Church in Dallas.