Rick is the Director of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. Rick has been with the Liquor and Cannabis Board since 1997. During Rick’s career with LCB he has also held positions of Legislative and Tribal Liaison, Policy Director and Deputy Director. Prior to joining the Liquor Control Board, Rick served 13 years as a staff member for the Washington State Legislature, including five years with the Washington State Senate and eight years with the state House. His legislative assignments included Policy Analyst in the state Senate, House of Representatives Staff Director, and adviser to House and Senate leadership.