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Rick has been with D&S since 1997 and has over 44 years experience working with individuals that have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Along the way he also gained experience working with individuals that have substance abuse issues. He has provided direct care, case management/QIDP services, and administrative support to these individuals. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 1991 he began to focus on serving people with intellectual disabilities in both the private and public sectors.
Rick has two associate degrees, a bachelor’s degree and has accumulated graduate hours in Public Administration. He is certified to train Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid through The American Heart Association, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention through the Crisis Prevention institute, and Person Centered Thinking through the Learning Community. In addition he has experience using and reviewing “The Councils” Outcome Measures.
He and Mary, his wife of over 40 years, have two adult children as well as eight grandchildren. For fun he referees soccer and trains other referees.