Council Member Biographies
James J. Beck
James Beck was born and raised in . He is a mortgage banker/broker with Essex Residential Mortgage, LLC. Richmond Heights Mr. Beck graduated from St. Luke the in 1970. He and his wife, Judy (nee Finger), have five children. Evangelist School Mr. Beck was first elected mayor in 2008. Prior to being elected mayor, Mr. Beck served three terms on the Richmond Heights City Council representing the residents of Council District 3. Mr. Beck served as a City Council Member from 1994 to 2006. With those 12 years of experience as a foundation, he is well-positioned to work with the City Council and Staff on the many intricate issues now before the City Council.
Mayor Beck's current term as Mayor expires in April 2016.
Council District 1
His current term representing District 1 will expire in April 2016.
Matt Casey is a life-long resident of Richmond Heights serving his second term on the City Council. Mr. Casey is a trial lawyer with Casey & Devoti, PC specializing in personal injury and consumer law cases. He graduated from Boston College before earning his law degree from St. Louis University Law School in 2000. Mr. Casey is an active member of Little Flower Catholic Church and currently serves on the Parish Council. Mr. Casey and his wife, Becky, have two children.
His current term representing District 1 will expire in April 2018.
Council District 2
Council Member Rick Vilcek and his family have resided in Richmond Heights since 1969. In January 2012, Mr. Vilcek retired as Chief of the Richmond Heights Police Department after completing nearly 43 years of service. He started his law enforcement career with the RHPD in March 1969. Under his leadership, the RHPD achieved international recognition through the Commission on Law Enforcement Accreditation (CALEA) in 2008. The RHPD was reaccredited in 2011. Mr. Vilcek is a veteran of the U.S. Army who served with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam from 1967 through 1968. He possesses a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and is a 2003 graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy. Mr. Vilcek and his wife Cindy have three grown children and 11 grandchildren – three of whom attend Maplewood-Richmond Heights Schools.
His current term representing District 2 will expire in April 2016.
Reginald Finney has lived in Richmond Heights for more than 50 years and is serving his first term on the City Council. A graduate of Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, Mr. Finney has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Washington University as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in practical theology from Metropolitan Christian Bible Institute. An Air Force veteran, Mr. Finney currently is employed as an IT solutions analyst with Jet aviation at the St. Louis Downtown Airport.
Mr. Finney has long been a community advocate in Richmond Heights. He formerly served on the Richmond Heights Recreational Advisory Board and founded the Hadley Township Homeowners Association and the MRH Hall of Fame Restoration Committee. He also co-founded the now-defunct Concerned Citizens for the Betterment of Richmond Heights. Mr. Finney has an adult daughter, Gwendolyn Rusan, of Jefferson City.
His current term representing District 2 will expire in April 2018.
District 2 Community Meetings
Reginald Finney and Rick Vilcek host community meetings at 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month at THE HEIGHTS in order to hear from their constituents and to share information about important issues and updates. Residents from throughout the City are welcome to attend.
Council District 3
Megan Moylan has lived in Richmond Heights since 2005. She is now serving her first term on the Richmond Heights City Council. Mrs. Moylan has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Truman State University and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from University of Missouri St. Louis. Her prior work experience includes teaching, human resources and social services. She plans to return to teaching in the near future. She and her husband, Heath, recently purchased their second home in District Three and look forward to being in Richmond Heights for many years to come. She has three young children who attend the Maplewood Richmond Heights schools and is active in the MRH School District.
Her current term representing District 3 will expire in April 2016.
E dward Notter is a three-term representative of Council District 3. While in the military and being stationed all over the world, he purchased his home in Richmond Heights in the 1970s knowing that one day he would come home to the community where nearly everyone in his family lived. Mr. Notter says that he and his son, brothers, sisters, uncles and grandparents have lived in Maplewood-Richmond Heights for more than 100 years. He and his wife, Sharon, have been married 39 years. A retired Army helicopter pilot who is currently the operations manager for a brokerage firm in St. Louis. He is actively involved with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3500 in Richmond Heights, the Maplewood American Legion Post and is or has been actively involved with a variety of St. Luke the Evangelist sports activities, grade school functions, parish functions and the Boy Scouts.
His current term representing District 3 will expire in April 2018.
Council District 4
Council Member Camille Greenwald and her family have resided in Richmond Heights for the past 14 years. She is now serving her third term representing District 4. Mrs. Greenwald is an owner/administrator for a multi-disciplinary medical clinic that performs independent medical evaluations for various state agencies. She has a master’s degree in business and a library science degree. Her work background includes university-based and private industry special library positions. One of her major concerns for the coming years includes a focus on “Aging in Place” programs that will help maturing residents with needed services, programs and assistance. Mrs. Greenwald and her husband Jim have two daughters.
Her current term representing District 4 will expire in April 2016.
First-term Council Member Dan Sebben has lived in Richmond Heights with his wife, Judy, and daughter, Jessica, for the past six-and-a-half years.He and Judy also have three adult daughters. Mr. Sebben has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a master’s in secondary education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a master’s in business management from Webster University. He has worked at Webster Groves High School for the last 27 years as a guidance counselor and cross country and track coach.
In May 2013, he retired from his counselor position. For the last 32 years, Mr. Sebben also has worked as an athletic event management consultant for Eckelman/Sebben Consultants. While working for the Webster Groves School District, Mr. Sebben has served on community-based committees and task forces. For 12 years, he served on the St. Louis Track Club Board of Directors and was a three-term president of the Board.
His current term representing District 4 will expire in April 2018.