Richard J. Parsons - Town Meeting Member of Natick, 9th Precinct
Rich is 45 years old and a 1983 Graduate of Framingham State College with a B.A. in Art. A cartoonist and illustrator by profession, he was awarded First Prize in the 1996 Annual Newspaper Contest of the Massachusetts Press Association for freelance editorial cartooning at the Wellesley Townsman. He has also freelanced for the Massachusetts News, which still has a web site at massnews.com. Rich discovered the America First Party through Concerned Citizens and Friends of Illegal Immigration Law Enforcement (CCFIILE), and he presently serves as Treasurer for the AFP in Massachusetts.
Regarding his recent election as Town Meeting Member in Natick, Rich expresses a sense of responsibility to the constituents in his precinct as well as to all the citizens of Natick, “I am excited. I feel great to be a member of the AFP and a member of local
Government. We are living in turbulent but also very exciting times, and serving in public office really brings home that sense of being a part of history. I intend to hold true to the patriotic principles of the America First Party in whatever comes before me as I serve out my three years as Town Meeting Member in my sovereign hometown of Natick.”