Biehl was elected a Governing Board Member of the East Side Union High School
District (ESUHSD) in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. Having served as Vice President, Chair of the
Audit Committee and Clerk previously, Biehl was elected President of the Board
in December 2011. Additionally, in
November 2011, Biehl was elected to a four-year term on the Santa Clara County
Committee on School District Organization.
presided as President of the Santa Clara County School Board Association for
the 2009-10 school year having previously served as Vice President and Co-Chair
of the Hoffmann Awards.
June 2009, Biehl was selected to Chair the Santa Clara County Ed Coalition, an
education advocacy organization, that includes representatives from Association
of California School Administrators, California School Employees Association,
California Teachers Association, California Federation of Teachers, Parent
Teachers Association, Santa Clara County Superintendents Association, Santa
Clara County Office of Education, California County Superintendents Educational
Services Association, Service Employees International Union and the Santa Clara
County School Boards Association.
has served two terms, 2007-11, as the ESUHSD Representative on MetroED. This Board
serves as the governing body of a Joint Powers Agreement between six school
districts to provide Career Technical Education. Elected President of the
MetroED Board in January 2010 Biehl served as Vice President the previous year. For his work at MetroED, Biehl was awarded
the Outstanding Service to Youth Award from the San Jose Job Corps on December
April of 2012, the 33 School Boards in Santa Clara County reelected Biehl to a
third, two-year, term on the California School Board Association (CSBA)
CSBA Masters in Governance certificate was awarded to Biehl in the fall of
2008. To receive this award, he completed nine seminars for a total of
56 hours of intensive training on the role of the board in setting the direction
for student learning, school finance, facilities, human resources and
for Justice awarded Biehl the "2007 Justice Champions Ally Award" in
appreciation for his commitment to racial justice and quality education for all
students. In May of 2008, the Latino
Parent Coalition honored Frank Biehl for his work and leadership with Latino
students and parents.
three years, before being elected to the ESUHSD Board, Biehl was the School
Site Council President at Evergreen Valley High School. He participated as a
Parent Representative on the ESUHSD Budget Task Force in 2005.
and his wife, Barbara, have lived on the East Side since 1990. Their two sons
have graduated from ESUHSD schools, Evergreen Valley in 2007 and Mt Pleasant in
Biehl's business and government experience includes: Vice
President/General manager/business owner; Sheriff's Department Management
Analyst; Field Representative, California State Assembly; Associate Management
Analyst, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. He has a BA in Political
Science from San Jose State University.
non-profit management and community activities have included: President, CEO,
Silicon Valley Economic Development Corporation; Campaign Ethics Commissioner;
President, East Hills Little League; President, Valley Ridge Homeowners
Association; San Jose Rotary Member.