Mr. Rickard began his employment with the Wayne County Department of Planning in January of 1991. He is a graduate of Honesdale High School and Bloomsburg University where he earned a B.A. Degree in Geography with a concentration in Environmental Planning. Mr. Rickard is a Board member of the County Planning Directors Association of Pennsylvania (CPDAP), Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and the Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO). He is also a member of the County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). He enjoys working on his family farm and playing basketball, golf and volunteering time to the Cooperage Project. He resides in Texas Township with his wife Kim, their two sons, Colin and Ethan and his dog Coal.