Richard Vanderlick is a lifelong resident of Rapides Parish.
Richard has been married to Joan Feazell of Boyce for 49 years and has three children, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church.
Richard is a 1957 graduate of Menard Memorial High School and also completed a correspondence course from Texas A&I.
Richard served in the U.S. Army Reserve for four years.
He retired from CLECO in 1989 after 40 years of service. He now serves on the Board of Directors of the Rapides Island Water Association and has served on Rapides Parish Sewerage District No. 1 Board.
Richard is currently Chairman of the Personnel, Elections and Health Committee and also serves on the Finance Committee; Public Works, Watershed and Agricultural Affairs Committee; Workforce Development and Municipal Liaison Committee; Grants, Economic Planning and Development Committee; Courthouse and Tourism Committee; Parochial Board Liaison and Legal Committee; and Insurance, Ambulance, Fire and Homeland Security Committee of the Rapides Parish Police Jury.
He is a member of the National Association of County Officials and serves on the Human Services and Education Steering Committee.