COMMISSIONERS

The Commission is comprised of up to seventeen members, five of whom are appointed by the City Council and five appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Mayor and Governor appoint the Chairperson.

2021 Organization Chart

Commission members are leading professionals with experience in the fields of architecture, land use, planning, urban design, law, and business. The non-partisan Commission is committed to facilitating redevelopment along the East Providence waterfront with minimal “red tape.”

Voting Members
William J. Fazioli, Chairman – Waterfront Commission & Hearing Panel member
Steven Hardcastle, Treasurer – Hearing Panel Chairman
Timothy Conley, Vice Chair – Design Review Committee member
Manny Barrows – Hearing Panel member
Domenic Pontarelli
Jennifer Griffith
Rick Lawson
David O’Connell – Design Review Committee member
David Sluter – Design Review Committee member
Luis Torrado- Design Review Committee Chairman
Peter Willey- Hearing Panel member

Ex-Officio Members
East Providence Mayor Robert DaSilva
East Providence Planning Director’s Representative, James Moran (Design Review Committee)
East Providence Department of Public Works Director, Daniel Borges (Design Review Committee)
Nicole Pope (Director’s representative)- Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)
Michael Walker (Director’s representative)- RI Commerce Corp.
Terrence Gray (Director’s representative)- Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM)