SW Regional Coordinator

Rick Lange is the Southwest RIC. He works out of Dane County Emergency Management in Madison, Wisconsin.

Rick has been involved in Public Safety since 1982 as a fire fighter, EMT-B, dispatcher, and police officer. Before joining Dane County Emergency Management as the Communications Interoperability Planner, Rick worked with Dane County 9-1-1 as a communicator, shift supervisor, and operations manager.

Rick received his bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Upper Iowa University and has taken numerous NIMS and ICS classes, including Communications Unit Leader (COML).

For more information about efforts to implement the SCIP in Southwest Wisconsin, please contact Rick at (608) 284-6891 or email