Former Senator J. Clement ‘Bud’ Cicilline, from Newport, was unanimously elected as President for the 2013-2015 term.
Friday, March 29
The RI Association of Democratic City/Town Chairpersons had its Biennial Organizational meeting on Wednesday at Luigi’s Restaurant, 1357 Hartford Avenue in Johnston, and unanimously elected former Senator J. Clement ‘Bud’ Cicilline, from Newport, as President for the 2013-2015 term. Cicilline said that he was, “. . .Grateful and thrilled to be able to lead the Association for the next two years." "I want to work closely with all the chairs, the leadership in State Democratic Party, and Democrat elected officials to assure unity and victory in the 2014 election," Cicilline said. Other officers also elected unanimously were: Immediate Past President Katrina Therien (North Smithfield) was thanked for her dedicated service and presented with a…
J. Clement “Bud” Cicilline announced that he will be retiring in November, 2013 at the agency’s 49th annual meeting on February 25.
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Tuesday, February 26
J. Clement “Bud” Cicilline, who has been employed by the Newport County Community Mental Health Center for the past 45 years in various capacities as Administrator, Executive Director, and President/CEO, announced that he will be retiring in November, 2013. He announced his retirement plans at the agency’s 49th annual meeting on February 25. Cicilline has been associated with the agency essentially since its founding in 1964 and led the initiative to help it become the first federally funded community mental health center in the state in 1973. Under Cicilline’s leadership the Center grew from a mental health clinic affiliated with Newport Hospital to a multi-faceted community-based behavioral health agency currently serving over 1500 …