With a lifelong interest in effective public leadership and the importance of good government, Richard Briggs offers impressive professional credentials and accomplishments to the Zoning Board of Appeals. 

His professional life has included teaching and school consultation, directing clinical treatment programs and school, programs for children and adolescents and the practice and supervision of psychotherapy and family treatment, and teaching. 

His public service includes professional work and pro bono efforts as well as volunteer work on a number of political campaigns. 

He holds an A.B. from Harvard College, an M.A.T. from Harvard School of Education, a PhD in Clinical Psychology from New York University and a Post Graduate Certificate from the William Alanson White Institute.