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RI Division of Statewide Planning
235 Promenade Street, Suite 230
Providence, RI 02908

RI WRB Meetings



Standing Committees

Finance Committee Pamela Marchand
Jesse Rodrigues
Technical Committee Pamela Marchand
Janet Coit (designee Ernie Panciera)
Nicole Alexander-Scott (designee Angela Harvey)
Susan Licardi
Legislative & Policy Committee Nicole Alexander-Scott (designee Angela Harvey)
Eugenia Marks
Dan O'Rourke
Stefan Pryor (designee Michael Walker)
Water Allocation Committee Janet Coit (designee Ernie Panciera)
Meredith Brady
Dan O'Rourke
Marc Petrowicz

Ad Hoc RI Drought Management Steering Committee

The RI Drought Management Steering Committee consists of representatives from agencies that have responsibility for functions related to water resources management and/or interests likely to be affected by drought. The Committee includes agencies that manage data necessary for assessing the severity of drought.

State Agencies:

  • Office of the Governor
  • Rhode Island Senate- Designee of the Senate Majority Leader before January 1, 2003. Designee of the Senate President after January 1, 2003.
  • Rhode Island House of Representatives- Designee of the Speaker of the House
  • RI Water Resources Board (includes a member from the agricultural community
  • RI Department of Administration - Statewide Planning Program
  • RI Department of Environmental Management
  • RI Department of Health
  • RI Division of Public Utilities and Carriers
  • RI Economic Development Corporation
  • RI Emergency Management Agency

Water Suppliers:

  • President, RI Water Works Association or designee from a groundwater system
  • Atlantic States Rural Water Association
  • Providence Water Supply Board


  • RI Agricultural Council
  • US Geological Survey
  • National Weather Service
  • Municipal Conservation Commission representative
  • Local Watershed Council representative
  • Municipal Representative, as designated by the RI League of Cities and Towns