Dennis L. Algiere

Senate Minority Leader

  • Date of Birth: 07/30/1960
  • Spouse: Leigh Williams
Contact Information
  • State House, 82 Smith St., Rm. 120, Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-2708
  • TTY: 711
  • Fax: (401)222-1206
General Background
  • High School: Westerly High School, 1978
  • College: Providence College, BA, 1982
  • Graduate School: Northeastern University, MA; University of Massachusetts School of Law, JD
  • Business and Personal Affiliations: Board, Lions Club of Westerly; Westerly Old Town Hall Museum; President's Council, Providence College; Board, Living Supply Closet; Member, Westerly Fire Department; Board, Salve Regina University
Major Responsibilities
  • Presides over all caucuses and conferences of the minority party. Nominates minority representation on committees to the Majority Leader.
Public Service Information
  • Public Offices and Appointments: Westerly Town Council (1990-1992); Senate Deputy Minority Leader (1995-1996); Senate Minority Leader (1997-present); Elected Senator November 3, 1992
  • The Minority Leader is elected by the membership of the minority party.
Key Staff
Chief of Staff, Patricia L.McNeilly (401)222-2708 [email protected]
Director of Communications, Katie M.Haughey-Cardoza (401)222-2708 [email protected]
Research/Administrative Assistant, Nadine Frazier (401)222-2708 [email protected]
Legal Counsel, Harris K.Weiner (401)222-2708

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