Representative Julie A. Casimiro
Member, House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare
Member, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Rep. Julie Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter) was elected to the House of Representatives on November 8, 2016. She is a member of the House Committee on Health, Education, and Welfare and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
During her first year as a legislator in the 2017 legislative session, Representative Casimiro saw several bills she sponsored become law. One bill created a 15-member legislative commission to study all aspects involved in changing the start time of Rhode Island’s public high schools. Representative Casimiro was named chairwoman of the commission.
Another of her successful bills expanded the eligibility for a special license plate for Gold Star Families. She also sponsored a bill that became law that directs the Department of Health to obtain an annual estimate of the number of children born to Rhode Island families who face significant risk factors known to impair child development.
Representative Casimiro, a former marketing executive and fund development professional, now serves as the executive director of the Kent County YMCA. She graduated from Cranston West High School and received her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Providence College in 1984. Representative Casimiro is the second vice chairwoman of the North Kingstown Democratic Town Committee and a mentor for the Year Up Providence program.
Representative Casimiro, who was born on June 21, 1962, is married to Richard Casimiro and they reside in North Kingstown.
329 Wickham Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852