Agency Contacts

Director

Peter Gaynor
(401) 946-9996

Project Manager - Business Alliance / FirstNet:
Stuart Freiman
(401) 462-7142

Chief Implementation Aide:
Tara Chicharro
(401) 462-7116

Executive Administrator

Marc Pappas
(401) 462-7131

External Affairs

Daniel Starr
(401) 462-7063

Legal Counsel

Anita Flax
(401) 462-7010

Operations Section

Operations Section Chief:
Tom Guthlein
(401) 462-7121

Critical Incident Management Software (CIMS) Coordinator:
Michael Previty
(401) 462-7528

Information Technology & Warning Officer Technician:
Joe Swift
(401) 462-7152

Ops Support Branch

Operations Support Branch Chief:
Chris McGrath
(401) 462-7121

Communications Supervisor:
Gil Woodside
(401) 764-5989

Communications Technician:
Alex Potts
(401) 764-5989

Communications Technician:
Keith Brown
(401) 318-2534

Radiological Supervisor:
Paul Dabbraccio
(401) 751-1516

Radiological Technician:
Bryan Greenwood
(401) 751-1516

Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources Coordinator:
Mark Bennett
(401) 462-7337

Grants & Finance Branch

Chief Financial Officer:
Catherine Avila
(401) 462-7107

Financial Management Administrator:
Steven Greenhalgh
(401) 462-7113

Fiscal Management Officer:
Laurie Hersey
(401) 462-7140

Fiscal Unit:
Cheryl Felix
(401) 462-7143

Grants Supervisor:
Richard Jones
(401) 462-7028

Grants Coordinator:
Tim Nadeau
(401) 462-7535

Planning Branch

Planning Branch Manager:
Samantha Richer
(401) 462-7048

Cybersecurity Coordinator:
Spencer Peck
(401) 462-7009

Plans/Operations Integrator:
Chris Guilmette
(401) 462-0292

Risk & Hazards Planner / Mapping:
Melinda Hopkins
(401) 462-7141

Emergency Management Planner:
Vacant

Recovery Branch

Recovery Branch Chief:
Armand Randolph
(401) 462-7183

Recovery Supervisor:
Larry Macedo
(401) 462-7534

Logistics Coordinator:
Ken Baker
(401) 462-7124

Recovery Coordinator:
Vacant
(401) 462-7188

Preparedness Branch

Branch Chief:
Jim Coyne
(401) 462-7182

Exercise Coordinator:
Stephen Conard
(401) 462-7102

Training Supervisor:
Michelle Russo
(401) 462-7122

Preparedness Coordinator:
Anna Swenson
(401) 462-7188

Contact Us

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency

Address: 645 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 946-9996
Fax: (401) 944-1891