Degrees and Certifications:
Place 2, Member
Rick Edwards was elected to the MFISD Board of Trustees in May 2009 and served three terms over a seven year period. After his departure in 2017, he was appointed by the Board to fill the vacated Place 2 position on June 2018.
Mr. Edwards is an owner and partner in Edwards Risk Management, Inc., a public entity risk management service firm, serving over 400 public school districts, cities and counties across the U.S. He and his family moved to Marble Falls in the late 1960’s where he began first grade and received his high school diploma in 1983 from MFHS. He received his B.S. from Le Tourneau University while working for Mansfield ISD as Director of Employee Services. Prior to his service at Mansfield ISD, he was a Director for the Texas Association of School Boards in Austin and a Senior Manager for the Marriott Corporation. He has also served as the President of the Granite Country Youth Soccer Association and on the Airport Advisory Board Member; church leadership, Deacon and Chair of several committees. While away from work, Rick enjoys spending time with family and friends in the outdoors hunting, fishing, skiing, reading, praying, or in the air flying.
Rick has been married to his wife, Kim, for 31 years and they have been blessed with two boys, Collin, a graduate of UT Austin, and Jared who is a junior at Duke University. The son of parents Jerry and Carolyn Edwards (retired MFISD teacher of 27 years), Rick credits his inspirations in life to God, his wife, parents and Grandmother Euda Raley, who passed away in 2017 at 104.
Rick has a passion for service and a heart for children. He exemplifies the servant role model through his involvement and participation in youth, community and church service. His mission and reason for serving on the MFISD Board of Trustees is that the “children are the living message we send to a time we may not see and our schools, teachers, administrators, parents and communities play a substantial part in what the message will be.”