More About Ric

Ric also serves the following boards, commissions, committees, clubs and causes:

Board Chairperson of the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency

Board Member of the Dubuque Racing Association

Board Chairperson of the Dubuque Convention and Visitors Bureau

Member of the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce

Member of the Chamber of Commerce Festivals Committee

Member of the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Transportation Study Policy Board

Member and Past President of the Dubuque Downtown Kiwanis Club

Founding Committee Member and Presenter of Make A Will – A Tri-State Initiative

Board Member of the Iowa Workforce Development Region 1 Workforce Investment Board

Member of the Dubuque County Conference Committee

Past President of the Board of Directors of Hills and Dales

Member of the Jamie Barwick Hills and Dales Foundation Board

Member of the Winter Games Committee for Special Olympics Iowa

Member, Past Board Member, and Past Public Policy Chair of the Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association

Member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

Founding Member and Past President of the Dubuque County EMS Association

Member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators

Member of the Iowa Firefighters’ Association

Past Vice-President and Board Member of the Iowa Professional Fire Fighters’ Association

Former Staff Representative and Member of the International Association of Fire Fighters

Past President of the Dubuque Professional Fire Fighters’ Association

Member of the Dubuque Retired Fire Fighters’ Association

Past Member of Teamsters Local #120

Member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

Member of the American Civil Liberties Union

Member of the Dubuque Branch of the NAACP

Member of the Leadership Council of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Member of American Mensa and Iowa-Illinois Mensa

Member of the Dubuque League of Women Voters