Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore

Secretary of State

  • Date of Birth: 10/28/1966
  • Spouse: Lee Smith Amore
  • Children: Tess; Megan
Contact Information
General Background
  • High School: East Providence High School
  • College: Providence College, BA
  • Graduate School: New England College, MA
  • Previous Occupations: History Teacher; Athletic Director
Major Responsibilities
  • Through the Business Services Division, the Department of State maintains filings for active and inactive for-profit and non- profit corporations, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies. The Business Assistant makes it easier to start or grow a business by creating a custom-tailored road map of relevant permits, applications, and other government services. Business Services also administers the Uniform Commercial Code Program and registers Notaries, Trademarks, and Games of Chance. The Elections Division maintains the State‚Äôs voter registration database and publishes guides for running for office and voting. The Civic Education Division connects teachers, students, and the community with the Department of State and its resources. The State Archives is responsible for comprehensive archives and records management services for all Rhode Island public records, including all State rules and regulations. The State Archives also preserves historic documents and records. The Rhode Island State Library provides reference and research services in the areas of law, legislation, government reports, and Rhode Island history. The Public Information Division registers and tracks lobbying activity and regulations within Rhode Island State government, and it registers and publishes upcoming and past meetings of all State and local government entities, including boards and commissions.
Public Service Information
  • Prior Government Offices: Representative, District 65
  • The Department of State serves Rhode Islanders by promoting transparent government, supporting businesses, and strengthening our democracy through a commitment to civic engagement, secure elections, and empowering voters.
Key Staff
Chief of Staff, LeeAnn Byrne (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Deputy Secretary of State/Director of Operations, Shelby Maldonado (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Deputy Secretary/Director of Administration, Rob Rock (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Senior Advisor/Director of Civic Programming & Special Projects, Rob Traverse (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Director of Communications, Faith Chybowski (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Director of Community Outreach and Engagement, Eileen Sweeney (401)222-2357 [email protected]
Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, Michelle Arias (401)222-2357 [email protected]

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