The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Rick Cheney

Grants Specialist

As one of the two specialists assigned in the UASI Grants Management Unit, Rick is responsible for reviewing grant claims and expenditures as well as producing reports required by our granting agency.  He will also support our group in monitoring recipients of UASI funds to ensure compliance with various grant requirements.
 
Rick joins the UASI Management Team from a sixteen year tenure at the City of San Jose, serving as Accountant II – A/P Payable Supervisor for the Finance Department, Analyst II for the Office of Emergency Services and Grants Analyst II for the Police Department.  He has extensive experience in grants management and government accounting, especially the Federal Homeland Security Grant Programs.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and graduated with honors from Menlo College in Atherton.