Richard (Rick) Perales grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He was stationed at various Air Force Bases before coming to Beavercreek, Ohio in 1997. Rick retired from the United Sates Air Force in 1997 with his military career culminating as Commander of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
He served as the Mayor of the City of Beavercreek from 2002-2003 and as a member of Beavercreek City Council in 2004. He served two terms as a Greene County Commissioner from 2005 to 2013; and served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, 73rd District.
Rick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Science Construction from Auburn University in 1982. He earned his Master of Science Degree in International Relations from Troy State University.
He and his wife, Becka, reside in Beavercreek and have four children and seven grandchildren.
We are thrilled that Commissioner Perales will be assisting with our Stand Together Campaign in Ohio, and Nationally.