Deputy Mayor Rick Santucci has lived, worked and raised his family in Whyalla since 1974.
He has spent many years volunteering in Whyalla, proudly winning the Citizen of the Year Award in 2000 and receiving the inaugural Emergency Services Medal presented by the Governor for services to the community. Deputy Mayor Santucci has also served on Whyalla’s Hospital Board and the Aged Care Board.
He is employed by Liberty GFG working in the health and wellbeing field as the Injury Management Advisor for South Australia.
Deputy Mayor Santucci has spent three terms as a Councillor and has been proudly elected by his peers in the position of Deputy Mayor twice.