We are pleased to announce the hiring of California Chapter’s first executive director which is a big step for this 72-year old chapter and its nearly 601 members. Dick graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1992, earned his MBA from the University of Alaska in 2000 and received his graduate certificate in Non Profit Management from Regis University in 2013.
Dick has a reputation as a high-energy leader with a background that demonstrates 30+ years of senior financial management experience within the federal government. Since leaving the Air Force, Dick has acquired vast experience with multiple forms of fundraising, managing programs & services, and has a personal passion for working with Veterans. Prior to accepting the executive director’s position with California Chapter, Dick resided in Denver, Colorado with his wife and son where he volunteered as an adaptive ski instructor at the VA’s National Disable Veterans Ski Clinic for more than a decade.
Please stop by the chapter’s office and welcome Dick to our great organization!