Local 528 Information

Local 528 represents members who work at the following departments at the University of Rhode Island:

-          URI Main Campus (Kingston, RI)

-          W. Alton Jones Campus

-          GSO Bay Campus

-          Shepard Building – URI Providence Campus

If you or any other member of Local 528 has an issue or concern, please contact one of the following members of the Local Executive Board:

Michael B. McDonald – President

Union Office: (401) 874-2100

Cell: (401) 742-5817

E-Mail: [email protected]

John Rose – Vice President

Telephone: (401) 874-2578

E-Mail: [email protected]

Tom Essex – 2nd Vice President


Lisa Lynch – Secretary


Brad Brown – Treasurer

The Local 528 Union Office is located in the basement of Washburn Hall in Suite 008 on Upper College Road in Kingston, RI 02881.

For a full list of all Local 528 elected officers please click here.

Local 528 Membership Meetings are held month on the 2nd Tuesday of every month except for the months of June, July, and August.  All Meetings are held in the memorial union ballroom located on the Kingston Campus.  Please Click Here for the meeting schedule.  Please see below for links to any and all newsletters.

January 2021 Newsletter

August 2022 Newsletter

March 2023 Newsletter

August 2023 Newsletter

Please Click Here for the Local 528 annual Scholarship application.   

Please Click Here for access to the most recent State Master Agreement and information pertaining to State vacancies and employee benefits.