Our Team

A community of volunteers dedicated to The Battle of Rhode Island Association and to broadening knowledge of Rhode Island’s role in our War for Independence.

Directors

Cory Alexandra

Representing Tiverton Open Space Commission (Fort Barton)

Craig Clark

Representing Porstmouth Historical Society

Peter Fay

Representing Jamestown Historical Society

Nicolas Hardisty

Representing Tall Ships America

Victoria Johnson

Representing Newport Middle Passage and Port Marker Project

Ambassador George Krol

Representing Middletown Historical Society

Dereke Mays

Representing NAACP Newport

Dr. Murray Norcross

Grants

Jennifer Perrenot

Secretary

Jim Stearns

Public Relations

Joe Studlick

At Large

Dick Swanson

Treasurer

Jeff Weston

Representing Bristol Historical & Preservation Society

Advisors

Seth Chiaro

Re-Enactments

Paul Murphy

E-Commerce

Dr. Ed Rizy

Signage and Scouting

Gloria Schmidt

Historical Research

Johna Spencer

Events

Dr. Alexandra Uhl

Archaeology

Butts Hill Fort Restoration Committee

Dan Caplin

Education

Seth Chiaro

Re-Enactments and Social Media

Craig Clark

Maureen Daniels

Graphics

Jim Garman

Town of Portsmouth Historian

Karen Griffin

Kendra Griffin

Education

Jonathan Lane

MA250.org

Steve Larson

Land Management

Stephen Luce

Land Management

Jerry Macomber

Archaeology

Nathan Minese

Land Management & Education

Paul Murphy

Co-Chair

Jennifer Perrenot

Secretary

Dr. Ed Rizy

Grants & Events

Gloria Schmidt

Historical Research

Richard Schmidt

Education

Stephen Shinkel

Education

Doug Smith

Education

Johna Spencer

Events

Jim Stearns

Public Relations & Social Media

Joe Studlick

Co-Chair

Website Editorial Board

We are honored that the following have volunteered their time to review website content.

Kathy Abbass, Ph.D.

Jim Garman

 Patrick Conley, Ph.D.

Norman Desmarais, Ph.D.

Peter Fay

Bob Geake

Don Hagist

Benedict Leca, Ph.D.

Richard Lobban, Ph.D.

Christian McBurney

John K. Robertson, Ph.D.

Robert A. Selig, Ph.D.

Gloria Schmidt

Michael Simpson

Joe Studlick

Fred Zillian, Ph.D.

Contact Us

Or for more information, please email us at info@battleofrhodeisland.org

For traditional mail, please send correspondence to:

Battle of Rhode Island Association

PO Box 626

Portsmouth, RI 02871