Rick Rice was elected National Committeeman in May, 2016. He graduated from the University of St Thomas, BA, Business and the American College, as a Chartered Life Underwriter, CLU. His life as a political activist began early: door knocking, working on various campaigns, as well as attending local BPOU events. He ran for the MN House of Representatives in HD 44B. He continues today with candidate campaigns and Minnesota Republican Party fundraising. Rick worked thirty plus years with Northwestern Mutual and is currently working as a full time career agent with MassMutual specializing in comprehensive financial, estate, retirement, disability and long term care planning. Rick is married with two sons, and lives in St Louis Park, MN.