The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Rick Cheney

Grants Specialist

As one of the two specialists assigned to the UASI Grants Management Unit, Mr. Rick Cheney is responsible for reviewing grant claims and expenditures as well as producing reports required by our granting agency.  He also supports the fiscal team in monitoring recipients of UASI funds to ensure compliance with various grant requirements.

Rick joins the UASI Management Team after a sixteen-year tenure at the City of San Jose, serving as an 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.

Rick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and graduated with honors from Menlo College in Atherton. In his spare time, Rick enjoys martial arts training and traveling.