Rick is Director of Operations for the Normal Township Activity and Recreation Center. Prior to this role, he served as Associate Dean of Students at Illinois State University from 2004-2016 as well as numerous positions in university administration at ISU for more than 30 years.

Rick is originally from North Carolina and is a trained artist who has exhibited across the state of Illinois, recently exhibiting at Northwestern University.

He is utilizing his training and experience in university administration, programming, facility management, conflict resolution, emergency procedures to provide programs and services to promote healthy aging in the senior community. Since his hiring, ARC has continued to provide more than 45,000 square feet of programming space for activities; fundraise for its greenspace; and work to create a caring community of seniors.