Richard Barrett is a 1984 graduate of University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture and holds an associate degree in Landscape Operations. He is a member of the Alpha Tau Gamma fraternity and is a past President of the UMass Amherst chapter. Raised in Millis, MA, Richard moved to Cape Cod in 1979, ultimately settling in Falmouth where he and his wife, Judy, have raised their three children.
Richard started Barrett Plumbing and Heating in Falmouth, in 1997. His company proudly serves the Upper Cape community and is an avid sponsor of Falmouth Youth and adult sports as well as Cape League Baseball’s Falmouth Commodores. Richard has been featured in the gas company’s Trade Connection. During his time at UMass, Richard was the original “tree guy”, sitting in a tree for 5 days to promote the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Having been an active member of the Alpha Tau Gamma fraternity, he joined the Victory Garden Crockett Foundation of Trustees in 2015. Richard’s goal as a Trustee is to promote organic gardening.