Rick Mazza is the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party Member of the Legislative Council for the Agricultural Region. He is the first member of the party to be elected to parliament in Western Australia. Mr Mazza spent several years in the mining industry in the South West, working on heavy machinery, soon after completing an apprenticeship. At the age of 21, he opened a small service station which he sold two years later to enter the real estate industry. He remained in real estate until 2006.