Building Community Together
Meet the Board
Alicia joined the RBCA Board in 2020. Alicia has been living in Richmond Beach since 2012 and has fallen in love with the neighborhood and community. Alicia has worked in public service since 2005 and is currently a Program Manager/Supervisor in the Federal Government. When not running around with her two young daughters she enjoys traveling, painting, sewing, tinkering in the garden and every fall making elaborate Halloween costumes mostly from felt and hot glue. Alicia and her fiancé Tim have a “Rock and Roll Bucket List” which they are actively working on checking off acts before they stop touring. Alicia has a Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (clinical pathology) with a minor in Criminal Justice form the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters Degree in Strategic Planning for Critical Infrastructure from the University of Washington.
Jessica joined the RBCA Board in 2018. She, her husband and two young children moved to Richmond Beach in August of 2017. Although new to the community, they plan to be here for a very long time and are excited to establish some deep roots. Jessica and her husband, Rajit, met at Boeing, where she worked for 10 years, and now she stays home with their children. They keep her quite busy, but when she finds the time she loves to try new crafts of any kind and attempt to keep up with entertainment, movies and television. She is excited for all of the opportunities that the RBCA Board will bring to her and her family.
George joined the RBCA Board in 2018. He and his wife have lived in Richmond Beach since 2004, and all of their 4 children attended the Shoreline schools. George recently retired from Boeing, where he worked for the last 30 years. He is loving the retired life and fills his days with biking, making mosaics, travelling, reading, home projects, raising chickens, cooking, bowling, etc. He is delighted to be a member of the RBCA Board and to help out in our community.
Tom joined the RBCA Board in 2016. He and his wife, Betty, have lived in Richmond Beach for over 30 years. They have two grown sons who attended Shoreline schools. Tom is retired from a career as a software developer after working 38 years for the same company. Tom has been very active in the Point Wells issue, serving on the board of Save Richmond Beach for many years. Tom still plays soccer outdoors all year round and serves on the board of the Greater Seattle Soccer League.
Chris and his wife, Gina, discovered Richmond Beach in 2013 when searching for a safe, friendly, and active community to raise their family. As northwest natives, the Drake family enjoys everything Richmond Beach has to offer...from chasing kids around our local parks, combing the beach for treasures, and attending local community events with friends and neighbors. Chris is a media technology executive for Verizon and when not traveling to Los Angeles for work, can be often be found taking conference calls from the shores of Richmond Beach with his oversized Sheepadoodle, Finnegan. Chris is a proud graduate of Washington State University. Go Cougs!
Patrick joined the RBCA Board in 2021 and has been living in Richmond Beach since 2017. He and his wife, Meredith, fell in love with Richmond Beach after several visits to Saltwater park and the annual Strawberry Festival. Their two children attend St. Luke School and love trips to Kayu Kayu Ac Park & Kruckeberg Botanic Garden. Patrick obtained a BSBA in marketing from John Carroll University, an International Business Concentration from Bond University in Australia, and an Executive MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology. His professional career involves Go-To-Market leadership of sales, marketing, success, and revenue operations functions for B2B SaaS companies. For fun Patrick likes to cycle with his kiddos, garden, work on home projects, cook, and travel. His interests in the community involve family activity, community activation, local business support, and public works projects.
Kathryn has been living in Richmond Beach since 2015. Kathryn and her husband, Kevin, fell in love with the sweeping views and warm community atmosphere. They have three small children who all enjoy throwing rocks at the beach, playing on numerous community playgrounds and ordering hot cocoa to go from the local coffee shops. Kathryn obtained her master’s degree from Washington State University in strategic communication. She works at Seattle Children’s Hospital as a senior public relations specialist. Her expertise is in healthcare communications, and she has been at Seattle Children’s for nearly nine years. She is also a co-owner of Virtue Cellars Winery. In her free time, she runs the winery’s website and social media channels. Virtue Cellars is a family owned and operated winery located in Richmond Beach. When Kathryn is not wrangling her children, she enjoys reading, writing and playing soccer. She is passionate about healthcare, social good and enjoys making charcuterie boards.
Amy joined the RBCA Board in May 2021. She retired and moved to Richmond Beach in January 2021 to be back “home” near her parents, siblings, nieces and nephews. After graduating from Mt. Vernon High School, she went to Rice University in Houston and started a career with Phillips 66 spanning 35 years and moved to several locations in the U.S. as well as a three-year assignment in Brussels, Belgium. Her daughter recently graduated from Colorado School of Mines and her son attends St. Olaf College in Minnesota. She has been on many boards over the years and looks forward to being a part of the RBCA leadership team. Retirement for Amy includes travel, reading, cooking, reconnecting with friends and family and enjoying Richmond Beach and the great Pacific Northwest.
Meet the Executive Director
Teresa was hired as the Executive Director of the RBCA in December 2018. She and her husband, Craig, along with their two boys, love being part of the community. Teresa has over 20 years of television production experience. When she first moved to Shoreline in 2000, she worked for King 5. She then moved onto creating programming for a variety of cable networks, including HGTV and A&E. Teresa enjoys running along the Richmond Beach bluff, eating at many of the local restaurants and cheering for her boys who are both on Hillwood soccer teams.
Mission, Vision, Values
RBCA Board Mission
The mission of the Richmond Beach Community Association Board is to promote the well-being of the Richmond Beach community.
RBCA Board Vision
All residents of Richmond Beach demonstrate a sense of belonging and pride in our neighborhood and the greater Shoreline community. We feel safe, fully informed and actively engaged in helping to make our community even better.
RBCA Board Values
- To inform our residents about issues and topics that affect our community.
- To foster a sense of neighborhood, social interaction, volunteerism and community pride among our residents.
- To engage the Richmond Beach community with the City of Shoreline and surrounding communities.
Document revised by unanimous vote of RBCA Board, October 15, 2017