Rick Ratte is Treaty One, Annishnaabe and member of the Peguis First Nation. Retired, Rick spent years as a reporter for CBC television news. He then moved to APTN where he worked as Senior Producer. Rick finished his career at the Province as a manager in Communications, ending his term in government as manager of legislation for Child and Family Services.
Rick says he is honoured to be on the board of New Directions. It was important to him to help Manitoba children and families in any way possible. When not volunteering he can be found hiking and biking or navigating a snooker table and golf course.