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Rick Trilsch

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Department

Senior Leadership, Administration

Office Location

Boulder, CO

Area of Focus:

Leads the day-to-day financial, administrative, human resources, and operational management of WRA. Maintains the highest levels of integrity and stewardship in all financial matters; creates an efficient, high-functioning work environment that allows the organization to meet its strategic goals; and maintains compliance with all legal, accounting, and other regulations.

Background:

Prior to joining Western Resource Advocates, Rick worked as the Director of Finance and Administration for the Center for Effective Government (formerly OMB Watch) in Washington, DC; concurrently as Administrative Director for Environment America and U.S. PIRG; and, prior to his work in DC in the 90s, as Administrative Director for Florida PIRG.  In the early 90s he was also the cofounder and editor-in-chief of Community News, the largest circulation LGBT newspaper in Florida at that time

Education:

Rick has a B.A. in History from the University of South Florida

Favorite thing about the West:

Seeing the mountains every day on his way to work and the lack of humidity.

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