Elected to office in March 2015, Council Member Dan Saracki is currently serving his second term on Oldsmar City Council Seat 2. His community service began in 2009 when he was elected President of his Homeowners Association and continues to serve in that leadership role. As an active resident, he served on the East Lake Oaks Community Development District Board, Chair of the Leisure Services Advisory Board, Oldsmar Cares Board of Directors, and is a graduate of Oldsmar Citizens Academy Class of 2013. He is a lifetime member of the Oldsmar Historical Society, currently serving as Treasurer.
Dan is honored to be a graduate of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Academy, Class of 2015, and Leadership Pinellas, Class of 2017. As a Council Member, he served on the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) from 2016-2021. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) as Secretary/Treasurer, Finance Committee Member, and Vice-Chair of the Legislative Committee.
He is a graduate of the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials (IEMO), IEMO I through IV. Dan currently serves as President of the Suncoast League of Cities. He is active with the Florida League of Cities (FLC), serving as a Director, Legislative Advocacy Member, and Resolutions Committee Member at Large. He served on the FLC Board as a District Director and Chair of the Municipal Administration Policy Committee. He has been named an FLC Home Rule Hero Award Recipient consecutively since 2018.
As a local business owner since 1999, Dan serves as Vice-President of Impact Grafx. As a business member of the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce, his company was named Small Business of the Year in 2012. He was involved in the Oldsmar Top of the Bay Toastmaster Club and served as President and VP of Membership, under which he earned the Triple Crown Award for membership growth. He was also involved with Talk-Up Toastmasters, Beat the Clock, and the Ralph Smedley Award recipient. His company has been awarded the Marketing/Media Excellence Award twice by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
Dan enjoys spending his spare time bike riding on Oldsmar’s many trails with his wife, Paula, and camping with his children and grandchildren.