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Our database includes the members of every board and commission's board of directors, the term of their appointment and who made the appointment. For those with a yen for public service, our database can also be used to identify opportunities to serve on a state board or commission.


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Small Business Advocacy Council
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Name Position Engagement Term Expiration Appointed By
Mazze Ph.D., Edward M. Bus. Related Dept. of Higher Ed. Institute 07/18/2018 07/09/2021 Lt. Governor McKee
Chairperson of the Joint Committee On Small Business Statutory
Cantone, Jerri Lyn Public Member 12/05/2011 06/01/2014 Secretary of State Mollis
Weiss, Herbert 06/01/2002 Speaker of the House Harwood
Cascioli, David 06/01/1999 Speaker of the House Harwood
Vacant, 06/01/2003 President of the Senate Irons
Tarro, Tejal Public Member 10/05/2021 08/23/2024 Lieutenant Governor Matos
Benell, William President of the Senate Ruggerio
Catanzaro, Kristen President of the Senate Ruggerio
Director Department of Labor and Training Statutory
Secretary of State Statutory
General Treasurer Designee to General Treasurer Statutory
Lieutenant Governor Statutory
Ladouceur, Edgar N. President of the Senate Paiva Weed
Kelly, Stephen 03/29/2019 07/18/2021 Governor Raimondo
Perrotti, John Public Member 07/18/2018 07/09/2024 Lieutenant Governor Matos
Costa, Timothy Governor's Staff 06/01/2006 Governor Carcieri
Genere, Jose 12/23/2014 06/01/2015 Governor Chafee
McGovern Additon, Stephanie 06/01/2017 Governor Chafee
Vice Chairperson of the Joint Comm. on Small Business Statutory
Director Department of Economic Development Statutory

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