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The Officers of the Rhode Island Department are elected by the governing body of the Department, the Annual Department Encampment, each April, as proscribed in the Department Bylaws.


Elected Department Officers

Department Commander
Senior Vice Commander
Junior Vice Commander

Alan W. Head, CC

Leo F. Kennedy, PCinC


Stephen Hackett, PDC

Department Council #1

Scott A. Reese, PDC

Department Council #2

Bruce D. Frail, PDC

Department Council #3

John A. Connor, PCC

Appointed Department Officers
Chief of Staff

Joseph Faiola, PCC

Department Patriotic Instuctor

Mark Brelsford, PCC

Department Chaplain

Ian Morrow

Department Graves Registration Officer

Alex Metz

Department Archivist

Bruce Frail, PDC

Department Historian

Bruce Frail, PDC

Department Counselor

Leo F. Kennedy, PCinC

Department GAR Highway Officer

Alan Head, PCC

Eagle Scout Coordinator
Alex Seubert

Department Guard
Marc Colon

Department Guide

Kenneth Pike, PCC

Department Color Bearers

Michael Lannigan, PCC

Department Memorials & Monuments Officer

David Hanos, PCC

Signals Officer
James P. McGuire, PDC

Assistant Treasurer
James Woodruff


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