Rhode Island Legislative Leader
Dennis L. Algiere
Senate Minority Leader
- Date of Birth: 07/30/1960
- Spouse: Leigh Williams
- High School: Westerly High School, 1978
- College: Providence College, B.A., 1982
- Graduate School: Northeastern University M.S.; Southern New England School of Law, J.D.
- Business and Personal Affiliations: Lions Club of Westerly; Board, Westerly Old Town Hall Museum; President's Council, Providence College; Chair, Building Committee and Capital Campaign - Westerly Public Library; University of Massachusetts School of Law Alumni Board
Major ResponsibilitiesPresides over all caucuses and conferences of the minority party. Nominates minority representation on committees to the Majority Leader.
Public Service Information
- Public Offices and Appointments: Westerly Town Council, 1990-1992; Elected Senator November 3, 1992; Senate Deputy Minority Leader, 1995-1996; Senate Minority Leader 1997-Present
DescriptionThe Minority Leader is elected by the membership of the minority party.
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