Rick Rivera, Trustee Place 1
“It is an honor to serve Bastrop ISD and ensure that students receive a superior education to become successful leaders in our society.”
Rick Rivera has lived in Bastrop for 22 years with his wife Christy, a Bastrop High School alumna. Rick has three children - Christian, Luke, and Nicole. Luke is a recent graduate of Bastrop High School and Nicole was the inspiration behind BISD’s Hopestrong campaign, which supported St. Jude’s Research Hospital during childhood cancer awareness month.
In 2016, Rick founded Victory Tickets, a nationwide event ticket company. One of Victory Tickets' missions is to assist students in need with an opportunity to participate in youth sports through financial sponsorships. Rick enjoyed numerous years as a volunteer coach with BYFO, Hoopstars, and Bastrop Little League. He desires to teach youth to pursue whatever goal they may have with passion, hard work, and perseverance.
He has also served on the Citizens Advisory Task Force, a diverse group of community members selected to prepare a bond proposal for BISD. Mr. Rivera received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Commercial Art & Advertising from Texas State Technical College in Waco, Texas. As a man of faith, Rick gives glory to His Lord for healing him from his recent battle with Lymphoma.
(Updated August 2022)