Cathy Richards - Boone County Public Administrator
Sworn into Office: January 1, 2009
Phone: (573) 886-4190
Fax: (573) 886-4193
Office Hours: Monday through Friday (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Undergraduate work: Stephens College, University of Missouri, Columbia College and William Woods College
- Member of the Pinnacle National Honor Society. The Pinnacle National Honor Society specifically acknowledges the academic achievements of adults and/or graduate students. Pinnacle recognized Ms. Richards for her 3.88 cumulative GPA she earned while finishing her Master Degree in Counseling at Stephen’s College.
- Associate’s Degree – Columbia College
- 1 year Nursing School (prerequisites and hospital rotation) – Columbia College
- B.S. in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources - William Woods University
- Master’s Degree in Counseling (LPC program) completed at Stephen's College, August 2012
Elected Boone County’s Public Administrator November 4, 2008, term began January 1, 2009. Re-elected November 2012, second term began January 1, 2013.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
- 2011 Finalist by Columbia Daily Tribune for Professional Excellence Award at the Business Woman Of the Year Awards Banquet
- 2008 United Way Allocation Panel
- Member of the Women’s Network
- PIO (public informational officer) trained through Joint Communications.
- Trained AED and CPR
- 26 years of varied pertinent work experience
- 8 years as office manager for the Boone County Commission
- Member of the Boone County Historical Society
- Member of Women's Network
- Elected Co-Vice President of Region Six of the Missouri Public Administrator's association (2010)
- Elected as Vice President of Missouri Association of Public Administrators (MAPA) for the term 2012-2014.
At the recent Missouri Association of Public Administrators (MAPA) meeting held at the Isle of Capri Convention Center in Boonville, Missouri, Cathy D. Richards was elected as Vice-President of the MAPA Board. She will serve a two-year term beginning April 2012 until April 2014. This election also effectively makes Cathy the president-elect of MAPA beginning in 2014. The association consists of Public Administrators from all 114 Missouri counties.
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