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District 36
North Kingstown,​ Narragansett
(401) 626-2405

 

Senator Alana M. DiMario


​Vice Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Environment & Agriculture

Member, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services​

Co-Chair, Permanent Joint Legislative Commission on Child Care​​


Alana M. DiMario is a Democrat representing District 36 (North Kingstown, Narragansett) in the Rhode Island Senate.

Since being elected to the Senate in November 2020, Sen. DiMario has advanced legislation regarding small businesses, child care, health care and climate action.

She was the Senate sponsor of several pieces of legislation signed into law in 2021, including a bill requiring that DCYF report all suspected cases of childhood sexual abuse to the Children's Advocacy Center, a bill allowing restaurants to continue expanded outdoor dining, and a bill barring insurers from charging co-pays for COVID-19 treatments during Rhode Island's state of emergency.

She was a cosponsor of the RI Child Care is Essential Act, which focused on improving access to high-quality and affordable child care. She has also introduced legislation to address child abuse and neglect in military families. She additionally cosponsored a bill in support of the implementation of the TCI-P, or Transportation and Climate Initiative Program, in Rhode Island.

Sen. DiMario was born on Sept. 23, 1978. She is married to Eric DiMario and has three children, Leo, Samuel and Morgan.

A licensed mental health counselor in private practice, she earned a Bachelor's Degree from Wells College and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Bridgewater State University.

She previously served on the board of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Organization for Women (RINOW). She recently completed a fellowship in Early Childhood with the National Conference of State Legislatures.