Richard (Dick) Blansett joined the Honor Flight Syracuse board in November 2012 and currently serves as Honor Flight’s treasurer. He is a member of the Development Committee, and also serves as the lead coordinator for the Welcome Home program.
Mr. Blansett retired in 2011 from the American Red Cross, where he served as the Regional Development Director for over a decade. He served in the 174th FW, NY Air National Guard from 1967 – 2000 in several roles, both active duty and traditional guardsman. He also spent many years as District Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Blansett was born in Watertown, NY and currently resides in Liverpool with his wife Julie. They have two children and two grandchildren.