Hon. Richard Moore

Chair, Legislative Work Group,
Dignity Alliance Massachusetts

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Dignity Alliance Massachusetts

Hon. Richard Moore

Chair, Legislative Work Group,
Dignity Alliance Massachusetts


Richard T. Moore has served in both elective and appointed public office at local, state, and federal levels of government. He served for nearly two decades each in the Massachusetts House and Senate, as well as being chosen as President of the National Conference of State Legislatures. He also served in Washington, DC as Associate Director of FEMA in the Clinton Administration and as a Presidential Elector in 1992. A former college administrator and adjunct assistant professor of government at Bentley University and Bridgewater State University, Mr. Moore is a long-time member of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) serving terms as Massachusetts Chapter President and National Council member.  He was the lead Senate author of the landmark Massachusetts Health Reform Law and sponsor of ePrescribing, MassMedLine pharmacy assistance for senior, Senior Care Options and Falls Prevention legislation.


Colgate University
Hamilton, New York, United States
MA, 1967
Student Personnel Administration
1966 To 1967
Advisor: John Morris, PhD

Clark University
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
BA i, 1966
1963 To 1966
Advisor: George Athan Billias, Ph.D

Job History

Independent Consultant - RTM Consultants
Uxbridge, MA, United States
November 2017 - present

Massachusetts Assisted Living Association
Waltham, MA, United States
August 2015 - November 2017

Massachusetts State Senate
President Pro Tempore/Chair Health Care Financing
Boston, MA, United States
May 1996 - January 2015

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Associate Director for Mitigation
Washington, , DC, United States
February 1994 - February 1996

Massachusetts House of Representatives
State Representative
Boston, MA, United States
January 1977 - February 1994

Bentley University
Assistant to the President and Secretary of the College Corporation
Waltham, MA, United States
August 1969 - December 1976

Assumption University
Associate Dean of Students
Worcester, MA, United States
August 1967 - August 1969

Areas Of Expertise

  • Government: State Government


  • Law/Policy