Richard has been in the Barbershop Harmony Society for 29 years having joined in 1987. He sings lead and baritone in his quartets and in his Choruses of Spring and Houston Tidelanders. He has served the Chapter offices of President, Music VP, Chapter Dev VP, and Secretary. Richard has been on the SWD Board for over 10 years serving outstandingly as our SE Division VP. This year Richard is serving as Chair for the SWD Ethics Committee. He is now serving as SWD Membership VP as well. His Quartet accomplishments includes a District Qualifier/Top Ten. His Chorus accomplishments includes being District Champion, and 7X International Competitor. Richard is a proud Veteran of the USAF. Richard has successfully succeeded in working with chapters in the Southeast Division for 10 years. The chapters knew Richard personally and understood that he would get them every assistance that was requested. Richard has been a true servant at the Quartet, Chapter, Division, and District levels and it is a great pleasure to honor him with placement in the SWD Hall of Fame.