Senator Richard T. Mazza of Colchester, Chittenden County, Democrat, was born in Colchester, Vermont, on September 4, 1939, and is a lifelong resident. Occupation: self-employed grocer of Dick Mazza's General Store in Colchester, which opened in 1954. He was educated in elementary schools in Colchester and at Winooski High School. He is married to the former Dorothy D. Hinds and together they have one son, one daughter, and two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Member of: Champlain Valley Fair, board of directors; Colchester Senior Citizens Housing Project, president. Senate Transportation Committee, chair, 1991-present; Senate Institutions Committee; Joint Transportation Oversight Committee, chair; Committee on Committees, third member, 1997-present. Religious preference: Catholic. Home phone: 863-1067. Post office address: 777 West Lakeshore Drive, Colchester, VT 05446-1539.
Member of the House of Representatives: 1973-76.
Member of the Senate: 1985-present.