County Building Phone: (269)445-4420
County Building FAX: (269)445-8978
Home Phone: (269)699-7660
Employer: Former college, high school, and middle school teacher
Education: Bachelor of Science in English and History, Bradley University; Post grad courses in Education and Reading; Certificate in Lake Management, MSU and MLS; Citizen Planner, Master Citizen Planner, Code Enforcement, Michigan Economy 310, MSU.
Professional Accomplishments: A former middle and high school history and English teacher, I have taught in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan public schools and taught at Ivey tech in Elkhart and in the Michigan prison system for Jackson Community College. As a Commissioner, I currently serve on the Human Services Coordinating Council, Board of Public Works, Kinexus-Workforce Development Board and serve as secretary for the Cass County EDC and am chair of the policy committee. In my district I serve on the Edwardsburg Food Pantry Board, the UIA, the ESC Board and direct the Commodity Day program for senior citizens. As a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church I serve as lector and am a member of the women's group. That may sound like I am busy but I am never too busy to meet with and/or talk to residents.
Statement to Citizens: I am privileged to serve as the County Commissioner for my district. I have a website, www.rmarchetti.us, which enables me to keep most citizens informed of county happenings. I am available and willing to talk to all the residents of Cass County. My interests are preserving our natural resources and rural identity, as well as working to develop a climate for small businesses. I have a deep interest and affection for Cass County and I will work hard for its residents.