Rick Bosetti is a life-long resident of Shasta County, and after graduating from Anderson High in 1971 and completing 1½ years at Shasta College, he was drafted to play professional baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies in January 1973. Rick’s baseball career ended in 1983 after having completed portions of seven seasons in the major leagues.
Mr. Bosetti worked in the technology sector for twenty years as an owner/partner in Team Solutions. After selling his interest to his partners, Rick became the Head Baseball Coach at Simpson University in 2006.
Rick married his high school sweetheart Patti in 1978 and they have raised three daughters and one son in Redding. In 2012, two of Rick and Patti's children were married. Their children live in Chicago, Illinois, Boston, Massachusetts, Portland, Oregon, and Reno, Nevada.
Elected to the Redding City Council in 2006 and re-elected in 2010, Rick was selected to serve as Mayor in December 2008 and again in December 2012. Rick’s involvement in the Redding community has been extensive. He served ten years as a Redding Planning Commissioner, eight years on the Mercy Hospital Advisory Board, nine years on the St. Joseph School Board, and also chaired the Community Development Advisory Board for three years.
Liaison Assignments: For 2013, Rick serves as City Council liaison to the Electric Utility, Finance, and Police Departments, the Audit Committee, the American Public Power Association, Economic Development, Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee, the McConnell Foundation, Northern California Power Agency, and the Superior California Economic Development District. He serves as alternate on the following: League of California Cities, M-S-R Energy Authority, and M-S-R Public Power Agency. As do all the Council Members, Councilor Bosetti serves on the Redding Area Bus Authority Board, Redding Capital Services Corporation, Redding Housing Authority Commission, Redding Joint Powers Financing Authority, the Redding Municipal Library Board, and the Successor Agency to the Redding Redevelopment Agency.