From Ponaganset to Portsmouth, and Chariho to Cumberland

NEARI members can be found in towns and cities across the state. This is a list of local associations and their presidents.


NEA Barrington

Benjamin Fillo
Barrington High School

Barrington EST (BEST)

Dennis Perry
Barrington High School


Bristol/Warren Education Association

Michelle DaSilva, Co-President
Sarah Stringer, Co-President


Burrillville Education Association

Nick Servidio
Burrillville High School

Community College of RI

CCRI Faculty Association

Tara Swift


CCRI Part-Time Faculty Association

Zdenko "Z" Juskuv

CCRI/NEARI ESPA Clerical Technical Staff

Michael McNally
Knight Campus


CCRI  Professional Staff Association

Jude Tomasino


NEA Chariho

Vin Levcowich
Chariho High School


Chariho Education Support Professionals

Tom Pirnie
Chariho High School


Cumberland Teachers Association

Kerry Carlson
Cumberland High School


Cumberland ISE Support Staff

Paul Roy

Davies Career & Tech High School

Davies Faculty Association

Scott Conley


Davies Teachers Assistants

Virginia DiMattia

RI Department of Health

DOH Professional Staff Association

Peter DiPippo

Driver Education

Driver Education

Richard Sullivan

East Greenwich

East Greenwich Education Association

Donna Hayes, Co-President
Frenchtown School


East Greenwich Education Support Professionals



East Greenwich Custodial/Maintenance

James Byrne
East Greenwich High School


East Greenwich Municipal Employees

Lea Hitchen

East Providence

East Providence Education Association

Nicholas Shattuck
EP High School


East Providence Teacher Assistants

Lisa Logan, Co-President

East Providence Secretaries Association

Susan Allienello
Whiteknact School

Exeter/West Greenwich

Exeter/West Greenwich Teachers Association

Barbara Wilmot
Junior High School


Foster ACT

Doris Reilly 
Fogarty Elementary School


Foster Teachers Association

Cheryl Depetrillo
Captain Isaac Paine School


Glocester Teachers Association

Erin McPhee, Co-President
Sally Ryan, Co-President


Glocester ACT

Doris Reilly
Fogarty Elementary School


Jamestown Teachers Association

Phil Capaldi, Co-President
Julie Geary, Co-President
Melrose School

Jamestown Education Support Professionals Association

Beth Deinert, Co-President
Jessica Kalooski, Co-President


Little Compton

Little Compton Teachers Association

Michael DeLeo
Wilbur McMahon School


Little Compton Education Support Professionals

Beth Turcotte
Wilbur McMahon School


Little Compton Municipal Employees

Sean Martin
LC Police Department
Email Sean


NEA Middletown

Lisa Wood
Gaudet School


Middletown AASP

Antonio Raposa
Middletown High School


Middletown Employees Association

Pam Gould
Town Hall
Email Pam


Middletown Public Library

Candise Prewitt, Co-President
Susan Connor, Co-President
Public Library
Email Candise   Email Susan


NEA Narragansett

Chris Herz
Pier School


Narragansett ACTP

Tracey Duffin
Narragansett Elementary School


Teachers Association of Newport

David Koutsogiane


Newport Municipal Employees

Sandy Henderson
City Hall

New Shoreham

New Shoreham Teachers Association

Matthew Moran, Co-President
Jessica Wood, Co-President

North Kingstown

NEA North Kingstown

Sue Warburton
Davisville Middle School

North Kingstown Education Support Professionals

Sue Tavares
High School


North Kingstown Custodians

Sandra Tyler

North Smithfield

North Smithfield Teachers Association

Amy Wright
Halliwell School


North Smithfield Education Support Professionals

David Lowe
Edmund Szymczuk


NEA Ponaganset

Mary Keable
Ponaganset High School


Ponaganset Education Support Professionals

Marjorie DelBonis
Ponaganset High School


NEA Portsmouth

Joseph Cassady
Keri Jardine
Portsmouth High School


Portsmouth Municipal Employees

Tracy LePage
Portsmouth Police Department



Ray Pouliot

RI School for the Deaf

RI School for the Deaf Teachers Association

Joseph Batiano


RI School for the Deaf Teachers Assistants

Jodi Dunn

RI School of Design

RISD Faculty Association

Jonathan Highfield, Ph.D.


RISD Part-Time Faculty Association

Richard Gann


RISD Facilities Trades

Ron Moniz


RISD Technical Association

Dylan Costa


RISD Academic Support


Roger Williams University

RWU Faculty Association

Renee Soto



Joseph Folcarelli


Lori Medeiros


Scituate Teachers Association

Maureen Kennedy
Scituate Middle School


Scituate Education Support Professionals

Joshua Homerston
Scituate Jr-Sr High School

Scituate Paraprofessionals

Jamie Grissom


NEA Smithfield

Kathy Connell
Smithfield High School


Smithfield ATACE

Debra Calderon
McCabe Elementary

South Kingstown

NEA South Kingstown

Brian Nelson
Curtis Corner Middle School 


South Kingstown Education Support Professionals

Jacqueline Mattera
Matunuck Elementary School
Melissa Taylor
Curtis Corner Elementary School


South Kingstown Municipal Employees

Jim Magill


NEA Tiverton

Amy Mullen
Pocassett Elementary School

University of RI


Debra Coty

URI Professional Staff Association

Kenneth Burke
Office of Capital Projects

URI Physicians

Dr. Carla Vaccaro



URI Graduate Assistants United

Timo Kuester
Annie Haynes


Westerly Teachers Association

Colleen Saila
Westerly High School  


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