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Senator Maryellen Goodwin


Senate Majority Whip

Ex-Officio Member of all Senate Committees​

Member, Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery

Maryellen Goodwin (D-Dist. 1, Providence) was born on September 27, 1964 and is employed by the City of Providence. A graduate of St. Patrick High School and Rhode Island college, she was first elected to the Senate in 1986.

She has served on the Water Resources Board; Internship Commission; Permanent Advisory Commission on Women; R.I. Veterans Home Commission; Board of Directors, Smith Hill Center; Smith Hill Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission; Providence 12th Ward Democratic Committee; Providence Democratic City Committee (1984-86); and was a delegate of the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention (1986). 

Senator Goodwin can be reached at (401) 276-5507​.