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COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

 

COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE,

Founding Chairman

 

COACHELLA VALLEY ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP,

a Founder and Former Chairman

 

PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORTS CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, a Founder and Former Chairman

 

DESERT SANDS SCHOOL BUILDING CORPORATION,

President

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO ADVISORY BOARD,

a 25 year Member

 

CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY MUSEUM,

Board of Directors Member

 

INDIAN WELLS ROTARY CLUB,

Past President

 

SUNLINE TRANSIT AUTHORITY,

former member

 

LA QUINTA COUNTRY CLUB,

former board member

 

LINCOLN CLUB OF THE COACHELLA VALLEY,

Founding Chairman

 

FELLOW, A. Gary Anderson School of Business

at the University of California, Riverside

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus,

co-chair, fund raising for a public/private partnership

 

PALM SPRING AIR MUSEUM,

member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee

 

CITY OF INDIAN WELLS

Fire Chief

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

HALL OF FAME, CALIFORNIA BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, 2009,

Dick is only the 70th Builder to be inducted since the Award was created 25 years ago.

 

CHILDREN'S CHAMPIONS for 2009.

The Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

 

INTERNATIONAL HISPANIC AWARD - EL SOL AZTECA, 2008

 

HONORARY DOCTORATE OF HUMANE LETTERS, 2006, California State University, Palm Desert Campus

 

BUILDER OF THE MONTH by Architect-Builder Magazine

 

HALL OF FAME, DESERT SANDS SCHOOL DISTRICT 2007, first recipient

 

LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP, awarded by the Desert Contractor's Association

 

BILL BONE LEADERSHIP AWARD,

by the California Building Industry Association

 

Named a FELLOW of the Anderson School of Business at the University of California, Riverside

 

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR for 2005 - 2006.

The Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

 

SENATORIAL RECOGNITION AWARD, Senator Diane Fienstien.

 

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATORIAL AWARDS from Jim Battin, Jim Brulte

 

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY AWARDS from John Benoit, Bonnie Garcia, and Rod Pacheco

 

CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AWARDS from Congresswoman Mary Bono, Sonny Bono, Al McCandless

 

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR AWARDS from Pete Wilson

 

Inducted into the NATIONAL CONGRESSIONAL RECORD

 

NATIONAL JEFFERSON AWARD, 2002 presented in Washington DC

 

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR, 1999 award by the Public Record and Palm Springs Life Magazines

 

DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS OF THE YEAR, 1996, the Boy Scouts of America

 

 

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