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CCRI Alumni Association

Welcome to the college’s Alumni Association webpage. For those of you who are not familiar with the group, it’s not an exclusive club with a secret handshake. In fact, if you graduated from CCRI, completed a certificate program or earned a minimum 30 credits, you are automatically a member.

And membership has its advantages. Each year the association sponsors a number of activities for alumni like social gatherings and outings. Members also have the opportunity to volunteer on behalf of the college -what better way to honor your CCRI education than to help a current student in pursuit of theirs.

As you browse these pages, catch up on the latest college news and learn more about association activities. Whether it’s been 10 years or 20 years since you left one of CCRI’s campuses, you are and always will be a part of this college.

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Alumni Association Mission

The Community College of Rhode Island Alumni Association hereby adopts the principles of the Mission of the College. We are further dedicated to the development of alumni programs designed to encourage and support new students, recent graduates, the alumni, faculty and staff of the College. We provide economic support to the current students along with lifetime networking opportunities and career guidance to all alumni. When appropriate to do so, we advocate on behalf of the College, its faculty and staff in all forums. Our Association will facilitate mutual growth to support and benefit the alumni, the College, its students, and the community in a manner that enriches the lives of our members and the quality of the institution. (Adopted: October 2013)

CCRI Alumni Association Officers

Joseph T. Fleming ’74, President
Job title: President
Employer: Fleming & Associates

Angela M. Creta ’98, President-elect
Job title: Director Professional Practice Innovative / Magnet
Employer: The Miriam Hospital/Lifespan

Jane M. Masso ’89, Secretary
Job title: Owner and Executive Director
Employer: Breezy Knoll Child Care Center

Terrence “Mike” Gallagher ’75, Treasurer
Retired: State of Rhode Island

Louis J. Saccoccio ’68, Immediate Past President
Job title: General Counsel
Employer: University of Rhode Island

CCRI Alumni Association Board Members

Ronald J. Caniglia, Honorary Alumnus ’09
Foundation Representative
Job title: President
Employer: Stand Corp.

Lynda C. Clancy ’84
Job title: Owner and Executive Director
Employer: Breezy Knoll Child Care Center

Jeff Clements ’77
Job title: Security Agent
Employer: State of Rhode Island

Thomas B. Coffey ’74
Job title: District Council Attorney
Employer: Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers’ District Council of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, AFL- CIO

Ana Cruz ’92
Job title: Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
Employer: Kent Hospital

Richard V. DiGennaro ’79
Job title: Partner
Employer: DiGennaro & Palumbo LLP

Normand Gamache ’78
Job title: Director of Public Safety
Employer: Rhode Island School of Design

Lawrence T. Gemma ’77
Job title: President
Employer: Gem Plumbing & Heating Inc.

Sharen D. Gleckman ’80

Joshua M. Klemp ’04
Job Title: State Director
Employer: SkillsUSA

Sarah Kristiansen
Student Representative Community College of Rhode Island

Marjorie H. Martiesian ’66

Antonia G. McGuire ’75
Job title: President and CEO
Employer: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Daniel P. Moriarty ’73
Job title: Director of Education, Training and Community Outreach
Employer: The Keystone Group RI

John R. O’Leary ’75
Job title: Director, Special Programs
Employer: University of Rhode Island

Sondra V. Pitts ’66

Kerri C. Polseno ’87
Job title: Owner
Employer: Johnston Child Care Center, LLC

Thomas W. Quinlan Jr. ’96
Job title: Vice President, Risk Management
Employer: The Washington Trust Co.

Sandra M. Rainone ’98

Sandra V. Sokoll ’76, ’01, ’13
Job title: Chief Accountant
Employer: Community College of Rhode Island

Jillian Stone ’10
Employers: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA),
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Helen A. Valcourt ’81

Ex-Oficio Board Members

Marisa Albini
Job title: Director, Alumni Affairs and Alumni Development
Employer: Community College of Rhode Island

Meghan Hughes, Ph.D.
Job title: President
Employer: Community College of Rhode Island

Ronald L. Schertz, Ph.D.
Job title: Associate Vice President for Student Services
Employer: Community College of Rhode Island

The CCRI Alumni Association needs you!

If you're a proud graduate of the college and want to let it show, apply to join the CCRI Alumni Association board of directors. Bring your energy, enthusiasm and ideas to our group, and help CCRI continue its tradition of helping students change their lives and achieve their dreams. If you’d like to apply to join the board of directors, e-mail Director of Alumni Affairs Marisa Albini at

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Last Updated: 8/18/16