Louise serves as GHEI's Financial Secretary where she oversees the organization's financial systems and donors engagement. She is the mother of Executive Director, Diana Rickard, and has been volunteering with GHEI since 2010.
Previously, Louise taught at the university level for four years and worked for a Connecticut State Agency for 27 years. She holds a Ph.D. in U.S. history. Now she is retired and focuses more on her interests, which include democratic politics, reading, gardening, and most of all, playing with her twin grandsons.