Executive Board

Executive Board 2014-2018



J. Michael Downey
Local 2869, Department of Labor & Training

Mary Riley
Executive Vice-President
Local 2879, Rhode Island College, Clerical

Lynn Loveday
State Vice President
Local 2448, Department of Administration

Mary Townsend
Municipal Vice President
Local 357, Warwick Independent School Employees

Claire Newell
Recording Secretary
Local 2872, Department of Education

Cathy Paquette
Local 2882, Department of Human Services


Board Members

Connie Dube, Local 1627, Central Falls City & School Employees

David Hoffman, Local 670, Woonsocket City Employees

Jason Kane, Local 1293, Rhode Island Community Living & Supports

Tom Lambert, Local 1137, Woonsocket Schools

Kwame Larbi, Local 1350, Medical Center

Bill McCusker, Local 1612, South Kingstown Twon Employees

Michael McDonald, Local 528, University of Rhode Island 

Mary Simao, Locals 2883 & 2895, Dept. of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabillities & Hospitals

Scott Small, Local 1651, Warwick City Employees

Maureen Tripp, Local 2874, Registry of Motor Vehicles

Roy Viera, Local 2409, Deputy Sheriffs   


Sam Hanna, Local 1012, City of Pawtucket Employees

Jim Hicks, Local 911, Newport City Employees

Carmino Paliotta, Local 2881, Dept. of Environmental Mgt.

Iluminada Veloz, Local 1350, Medical Center


Maria Caranci, Local 2448, Department of Administration