Rick has been a resident of Hastings County for over 50 years. He has been married to his wife Cheryl for 40 years and has 2 sons and 4 grandchildren. After a 33 year career with CN Rail, Rick retired in 2005. He has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to the public service, serving for 4 years as councilor for Tyendinaga Township (2006-2010), and has been Reeve of Tyendinaga Township since 2011. Rick has served on Hasting County Council for since 2011, during which time he also served as Warden of Hastings County from June 28, 2012 to December 8, 2016. In 2012 Rick also served as Chair of the Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus. Rick is looking forward to serving on the Board for Hastings/Prince Edward Public Health.