K. Joseph Shekarchi

House Majority Leader
DEMOCRAT

Biographical
  • Date of Birth: 05/17/1962
Contact Information
  • State House, Rm. 323, 82 Smith St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-2447
  • TTY: 711
  • Fax: (401)272-5766
  • Email: [email protected]
General Background
  • High School: Mount Saint Charles Academy
  • College: Suffolk University
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University Law School
Major Responsibilities
  • Presides over all caucuses and conferences of the majority party. Works with the Speaker and Minority Leader to establish a consent calendar of bills and resolutions. Proposes consent calendar to the House in the form of a motion to move the consent calendar. The Majority Leader is an Ex-Officio member of all standing committees.
Public Service Information
  • Public Offices and Appointments: Elected Representative November 6, 2012
  • Prior Government Offices: Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council; Rhode Island Dealer's Hearing Board; Judicial Tenure and Discipline
Description
  • The Majority Leader is elected by the membership of the majority party.
Key Staff
Chief Legal Counsel, Nicole McCarty (401)222-2447 [email protected]
Chief Legal Counsel, Jason M.Holt (401)222-2477 [email protected]
Administrative Assistant, Lynn DiPetrillo (401)222-2447 [email protected]

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