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Senator Louis P. DiPalma


Senior Deputy Majority Leader

First Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance

Member, Senate Committee on Education


Senator Louis P. DiPalma (Democrat - District 12, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton) was born on April 20, 1961. He is married to Margaret and they have two children, Kellie and Abigail. He is employed as a Technical Director for Raytheon.

A 1979 graduate Notre Dame Catholic High School, he went on to earn a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport in 1983 and a Masters in Computer Science from Brown University in 1989.

Senator DiPalma is currently involved with the Middletown School Facilities Core Committee; the Rhode Island Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Committee; the Aquidneck Land Trust; the Sakonnet Preservation Society; the United States Navy League; the Physics First Advisory Board; the St. Philomena School Board of Trustees; the Rhode Island Science and Engineering Fair; the Rhode Island Space Grant consortium; the UMASS Dartmouth Computer and Electrical/Computer Engineering Advisory Committee and serves as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister at St. Lucy's Church.

Senator DiPalma served on the Middletown Town Council from 2004-2008 when he was elected to the Rhode Island Senate. He also serves on the Middletown Democratic Town Committee.

Senator DiPalma can be reached at (401) 847-8540.