Dick is a retired highway engineer and transportation planner. He served four years as an elected member of the Concord City Council and is the Chairman of Concord's Transportation Policy Advisory Committee (TPAC). He currently serves on Concord's bicycle and pedestrian committee and the Regional Trails Coordinating Council. He is a past board member of Concord 2020, Groundwork Concord, the NHDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Board, the Central NH Bicycling Coalition, the NH Rail Trails Coalition, the US Transportation Research Board's "Standing Committee on Bicycling" and the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission. He wrote the first nationwide bicycle facilities design guide in 1981 and the goals and objectives chapter of the NH statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in 2000. He was instrumental in organizing and obtaining grant funding for the MRGT Feasibility Study and was a member of the Steering Committee that guided the study. He has been a bicycling enthusiast for over 45 years. In the mid-1970's, he commuted to work by bicycle on one of America's first and premiere riverside bike paths: the American River Bike Trail, in Sacramento, CA, a model for the MRGT. Dick and his wife, Barbara, ride on bike paths, trails and rural roads all over New England.