Plano Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Citizens Assisting Plano Police
Community Emergency Response Team
Plano Citizens Academy, 2016
Collin County Citizens Sheriffs Academy
HOA Board of Directors
HOA Crime Watch Coordinator
Lead – Nextdoor Neighborhood Website
Rick was first elected in 2017 to serve as City Councilman for Place 8 and in 2019 was unanimously elected by Council to serve as your Mayor Pro Tem for a one year term. In addition to his leadership role on City Council he has been a volunteer with various organizations for a number of years. Activities include being a graduate and active member of the Plano Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (PCPAAA), Citizens Assisting Plano Police (CAPP) and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). He also graduated from the Plano Citizens Academy (PCA). This provided a good opportunity to understand the challenges City employees face as they deliver services for the citizens of Plano.
In addition to his city related volunteer work, Rick serves as a member of his Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Board, Crime Watch Coordinator and Lead for the neighborhood’s “Nextdoor” Website service. He is also a active NRA member, NRA Certified Instructor and graduate of the Collin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy (CCCSA).
Rick has served as President for Advanced Home Theater Systems, Inc (AHTS) in Plano since founding the company in 1995. Under his leadership AHTS has been nationally recognized twice for its work. Prior to forming AHTS Rick served for several years as both Vice President and later Senior Vice President of Business Development for a national healthcare company. He and his family have lived in Plano and been homeowners for thirty-four years.