Agency Contacts

Acting Director

Marc Pappas
(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

Kristina Murray
(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

Logistics Coordinator:
Ken Baker
(401) 462-7124

Ops Support Branch

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

Communications Supervisor:
Gil Woodside
(401) 261-3241

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) 265-3676

Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources Coordinator:
Christine Willett
(401) 462-7337

Grants & Finance Branch

Chief Financial Officer:
Therese Lusignan-Chalko
(401) 462-7113

Financial Management Administrator:
Liz Wolfenden

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:
Vacant

Plans/Operations Integrator:
Russell McGillivray
(401) 462-7189

Risk & Hazards Planner / Mapping:
Joe Dwyer
(401) 462-0292

Emergency Management Planner:
Spencer Peck
(401) 462-7009

State Hazard Mitigation Officer:
Melinda Hopkins
(401) 462-7141

Recovery Branch

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

Recovery Supervisor:
Larry Macedo
(401) 462-7534

Recovery Coordinator:
Vacant
(401) 462-7112

Preparedness Branch

Branch Chief:
James McLaughlin
(401) 462-7182

Exercise Coordinator:
Stephen Conard
(401) 462-7102

Training Supervisor:
Michelle Russo
(401) 462-7122

Preparedness Coordinator:
Hillary Xavier
(401) 462-7188

Regional Response Coordinator:
Tom Maymon
(401) 408-5284

Contact Us

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency

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