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RI Division of Statewide Planning
235 Promenade Street, Suite 230
Providence, RI 02908 DOA.Water@doa.ri.gov Kathleen.Crawley@doa.ri.gov

RI WRB Meetings

Meetings

Committees

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 Steering Committee

The RI Drought 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.

Voting Members:

  • Governor's designee
  • Division of Statewide Planning
  • RI Division of Public Utilities and Carriers
  • RI EMA Director
  • Providence Water Supply Board
  • Newport Water Division
  • RI DEM Director
  • RI DEM Division of Agriculture
  • RI League of Cities and Towns
  • USDA NRCS
  • RI Audubon Society
  • RI National Guard
  • USDA RI Farm Service Agency
  • Water Resources Board Chair (currently serves as DSC Chair)
  • Water Resources Board Public Member
  • RIDOH Director
  • RI Commerce Corporation
  • RIWWA President
  • Groundwater Representative
  • RI Rivers Council
  • RI Farm Bureau (Executive Director or President)

Advisory (non-voting) Members:

  • US Geological Survey
  • National Weather Service

Additional Experts/Public CC's:

  • Senate President
  • Speaker of the House
  • National Weather Service
  • Brown University
  • USGS Regional Director
  • EPA Region 1 designee
  • RI DOA Div. Statewide Planning
  • Connecticut Interagency Drought Task Force
  • Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force
  • USDA
  • RI DEM Forest Fire Program
  • State Meteorologist, RIDEM
  • RI DOA Public Information Officer
  • Remaining Water Resources Board members
  • Senator Whitehouse
  • Narragansett Water
  • South Kingstown Water
  • USDA
  • Save the Bay
  • Regional Drought Information Coordinator (Northeast DEWS)
  • Meteorologist, National Weather Service (Norton)
  • Senior Hydrometeorologist, Northeast River Forecast Center