EDUCATION: Attended Linn Benten Community College for two years where he majored in Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. 

WORK HISTORY: Rick spent several years doing HVAC work before transitioning to steel building construction. For the last 20 years, he has been doing commercial construction management and was the director for multiple facilities and projects. 

HOBBIES: Hunting, Fishing, Boating, Camping, and spending time with family.

FAMILY: He has been married to his wife for over 10 years now and they have five children. 

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Rick has family in Powers and Myrtyle Point and thus has been coming to Oregon's South Coast for many years. He and his wife have a boat moored in the Charleston Marina and they decided this was where they would want to retire. Being able to work for the Port has made this dream a reality.