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Mr. Rick Thompson
Mr. Rick Thompson has served on the Boaz City School System Board of Education since June 2012. He is married to his wife of 33 years, Ruth-Ellen, and has two sons who are graduates of Boaz High School; James (BSEE, Auburn University) works at a Huntsville Engineering firm, and Andrew (Chemical Engineering Student, Auburn University). Rick is an active member of First Baptist Church where he sings in the Adult Choir and serves as a Deacon. In addition to the Board of Education, Rick serves on the Boaz Industrial Board. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Rick has over 30 years senior leadership experience related to Engineering Management, Business Development Management, and Program Management in the aerospace, defense, and automotive industries.