Rick Collins -Presidentrcollins@biocom.arizona.edu
Rick Collins recently retired from a long career at the Arizona Health Sciences Center in Medical Television.
He has a Bachelor's degree in Radio-TV from the University of Arizona.
Rick is serving in his fifth year as Board President.
He has been active with TPT since 2006.
has been a volunteer for most of his
adult life with organizations including the Red Cross
, Arizona State Parks
, the Southern Arizona Rescue Association
, the Arizona Historical Society
and the National Park Service
At Saguaro National Park, Rick acted as the volunteer coordinator for backcountry patrol, ran the volunteer response team, a search and rescue and back country volunteer ranger unit, and mule packed for the fire crew.
Rick was also on the Chiricahua Surrender Centennial Council which brought the Chiricahua tribe back to Arizona for the first time in 100 years and organized the 75 mile surrender march.
has organized and interpreted various historic units and events.
He currently serves as the volunteer coordinator for living history programs in Southern Arizona for the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail.