Richard "Rick" Payne is the current chairperson of the DHS committee. He is a retired Master Craftsman from Dow Chemical Company. He’s a member of M.C.S.S.A and is on the Legislative Committee. He’s a past president of H.R.R.V.C, chapter president for Habitat for Humanity, member of the Family Motor Coach Association.
Rick is also a past member of the U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary, member of the Midland Amateur Hockey Board of Directors, Referee-in-Chief for the Midland Amateur Hockey District 5 club. He is a past member of U.S.A Hockey In-Line Michigan R-I-C and International Silver Stick Hockey Director, and Commissioner for International Silver Stick Hockey.
Currently, he is a member of the Lee Township Board of Review and member of the Lee Township Z.B.A.
Rick’s been married for over 55 years and has 3 adult children and 2 grandchildren.