President | Member Since 2021

Rick is an Army veteran who retired after 27 years of active service. Upon his retirement, he spent 13 years as a consultant offering facilitative and process leadership to federal, state, and tribal collaborative efforts involved with Columbia Basin salmon recovery and other natural resource issues. Alongside his consulting work, he served 17 years as an adjunct professor of public administration at Portland State University. 

Rick very much enjoys outdoor activities and the career development of public servants. MAI’s missions and programs are of interest to him as an opportunity to assist veterans and develop future natural resource professionals.