Rick oversees all operations for the interagency Recreation One Stop program. From day to day operations and financial management to strategic planning, acquisition, and contract management, Rick provides management coordination for this national platform which includes the Recreation.gov trip planning and reservation platform.
Rick began working for the National Park Service in 1989 as a fee collector in Rocky Mountain National Park. Passionate about the great outdoors, Rick has worked as a ranger across the country in Rocky Mountain, Haleakala, Jean Lafitte, Yellowstone and Zion National Parks. Rick began working with the Recreation One Stop program in 2003 and now resides in Denver, CO.
In his spare time, Rick enjoys hiking, biking and boating with a special fondness for boats with sails.