Retired Public Park Administration
Rick recently retired after 36 years in Public Park Administration. Most of his years were spent as the Director of Planning which included the oversight of the Natural Areas Management program and grant writing. Over that period, he enjoyed authoring many magazine articles, newsletters and manuals related to environmental concerns while also volunteering on numerous local and State committees and task force groups. He received his B.S. in Soil Science and Natural Resource Management from UW Stevens Point where and where he also met Julie, his wife of 36 years.
Rick and his wife have lived in Lake Zurich for 33 years. He enjoys birding, nature photography, meteorology, landscape work and home repair , volunteering and working on starting a second career.