Richard was appointed as a Director of Adele House in 2017.

His experience in the alcohol and drug sector spans many years.  Richard has Accreditations in Alcohol and other Drugs Certificate IV; Mental Health Certificate IV; in addition to being a Grief, Loss and Relationship Counsellor.

He has formerly held roles with the Salvation Army as a Case Worker, Security and Assessment Intake Officer in addition to roles at Adele House as a Case Worker and Program Manager, and more recently Director of Social Services.

Richard is dedicated to increasing the awareness and the ongoing sustainability of Adele House and the continuing success of its program.