Senior Staff Scientist
Rick has been a Surfrider activist and member since the 1980s. He began surfing in 1962 and since then he has never looked back. Rick is a Stanford Graduate and an active member of beach water quality groups, coastal coalitions and has also served on technical review committees for surfer healthy studies, beach monitoring, and wastewater recycling programs. Rick is inspired by people who are passionate about protecting and enjoying our ocean; He is also very passionate about music. He’s a great admirer of Bob Dylan and has attended over 40 of his concerts since 1965. You can find Rick almost any day of the week at his home break in Oceanside, CA.