Our Staff and Volunteers


News & Press Releases

The latest updates on news, legislation, and committee hearings. Click here

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Contact these organizations if you or someone you know is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Click Here


Help RI Right to Life advocate for the unborn, the elderly, the sick, and the disabled. Click Here


Are you a passionate pro-life person who would like to help us with your time and talent? Click Here

Our Staff and Volunteers

RI Right to Life board executives:

  • Chairperson – William McKenna
  • Vice Chairperson – Diane Manning
  • Secretary – Patricia La Fernier
  • Treasurer – Christine Athaide

Board members:

  • Joseph Clossick
  • Paul Mancini Esq.
  • Henry Monti Esq.
  • Michael Motta
  • Angela St. Pierre
  • Robert Sullivan

Advisors to the board:

  • Robert Duffy Esq.
  • Kevin McDevitt
  • Jack Parquette

RI Right to Life staff:

  • Rita Parquette, Executive Director
  • Mary Ellen McQueeney-Lally Esq., Lobbyist
  • Peg Lavallee, Services Coordinator
  • Rita DePalo, Office Administrator
  • Terri Sylvester, Bookkeeper