Robin Vann Ricca

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Professional Affiliation: Vice President, Organizational Development and Human Resources at Road Scholar

Background and Community Activities:

Robin Vann Ricca is the vice president of organizational development and human resources at Road Scholar, the non-profit leader in educational adult travel. Robin is responsible for overall organizational effectiveness focused on Road Scholar’s employees through group and individual performance systems.

A seasoned OD practitioner with expertise in organization and leadership development, Robin brings more than 20 years of experience and certification in learning and human resource program design, large and small group process facilitation, culture change, diversity management and cultural competence.

Prior to joining Road Scholar in 2013, Robin held various leadership positions in the fitness, health care, and human services fields. In 2011, the Secretary of Health and Human Services appointed Robin to serve on the Children’s Behavioral Health Advisory Council (established to ensure that Massachusetts’ children receive quality mental health services), where she co-chaired the Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Reduction Committee.

Robin’s prior board experience was with VinFen Boston and The Boston Harbor Association (now Boston Harbor Now) where she chaired the Long Range Planning and Strategy Committee. Robin serves on the Trustee Board and is a member of the historic Myrtle Baptist Church in West Newton.

Robin received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, an MPH from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and a BS from George Washington University.