EC4 Advisory Board

The Rhode Island EC4 Advisory Board was established pursuant to the Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014. The EC4 Advisory Board has thirteen full members, appointed by the Governor, House and Senate. Members include municipal representatives as well as those with expertise in economic policy, workforce development, protection of natural/cultural resources, energy planning, education, public health, and housing.

Advisory Board Description

The EC4 Advisory Board is charged with advising the EC4 on all matters pertaining to the duties and powers of the Council, including evaluating and making recommendations regarding plans, programs, and strategies relating to climate change mitigation and adaptation. It shall also assist the EC4 in communication/outreach and improving public access to resources/information about climate change (both mitigation and adaptation) so as to build public support for making RI’s communities more resilient.

Advisory Board Membership

Andy Andrade (appointed by the House), RI Department of Education
Laura Bozzi (appointed by the Governor), Southside Community Land Trust
Paige Bronk (appointed by the Senate), Economic & Community Development
David Caldwell Jr. (appointed by the House), President of the RI Builders Association
Al Dahlberg (appointed by the Senate), Brown University
Sue Mara (appointed by the Governor), City of Pawtucket
Christopher McNally (appointed by the Senate), Attorney
Amy Rainone (appointed by the House), RI Housing
Brigid Ryan (appointed by the Senate), Emerald Cities (Secretary)
Tim Sweeney (appointed by the Governor), Bristol Town Council
Diane Williamson (appointed by the Governor), Town of Bristol – Planning