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Rick Maib, Member

Rick Maib was born in Yakima, WA and grew up on the Yakima Indian Reservation where his family farmed. He is the founding Director of A Place Called Hope located in Gig Harbor Washington which provides children and family services including adoptions, therapeutic foster care programs and evidence based practices for special populations.

Rick received a Bachelors of Arts in Social Welfare from the University of Washington, Tacoma, a Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington, Seattle and received a two year public policy fellowship with WAFEF.

Rick Served in the US Army from 1971 through 1980 worked as a cooperate farm manager for twenty years during which time he volunteered in the non-profit sector working with housing, transportation, substance abuse and addictions and special needs children. He is an elder in his church and served as a volunteer on Children Administration's Child Protection Teams. He and his wife TK became foster parents and have adopted five teen children.

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