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RISAA 2009
Officers and
Board Of Directors

Steve Medeiros
Stephen Medeiros: President
Serving a 11th term as President, Steve is also a member of the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council, and sits on several state boards and fisheries groups.
Capt. Edward Kearney
Capt. Edward Kearney: 1st Vice President
Ed is serving his 5th term on the board.  He serves on eight RISAA committees, chairing three of them, and serves on the RIMFC Enforcement Advisory Panel.
Capt. Bruce Getchell
Capt. Bruce Getchell: 2nd Vice President
Bruce served as been on the board since 2004.  He serves on 7 RISAA committees, and sits on the RIMFC Tautog, Enforcement and Fish Traps Advisory Panels.
Curt Caserta
Curt Caserta: Secretary
Curt was appointed to the Board in May, 2007.  He has been a member since 2001, and currently serves four committees and is chairman of the Scholarship Committee.
Capt. Ed Cook
Capt. J. Edwin Cook: Treasurer
This is Ed's 2nd term as Treasurer.  He chairs the RISAA Menhaden Committee, serves on two others, and sits on the RIMFC Fluke, Bluefish and Striped Bass Advisory Panels
Capt. Bob Masse
Capt. Robert Masse: Sergeant-At-Arms
Bob returns for a 7th term in this position.  He serves on six RISAA committees and is Chairman of the Tournaments Committee.
George Allen
George Allen: Board Member
This is George's first term as a member of the Board, but has been a member since 1999.
In 2008 George retired from the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council after serving for 16 years as a recreational fishing representative.
Robert Blasi
Robert Blasi: Board Member
Bob is serving his third term on the Board. Bob chairs the By-Laws Committee, and also serves on the Legislative, Membership, Menhaden and Fishing Show Committees.
Charlie Bradbury
Charles Bradbury: Board Member
Charlie is serving his fourth year on the Board.  He serves on seven RISAA committees and certifies all scales for RISAA tournaments.
Rich Hittinger
Richard Hittinger: Board MemberRich is now on his second term, and is an active member of RISAA, serving on the Artificial Reefs, Legislative, Menhaden and Political Action Committees. He was also appointed as a recreational representative to the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council in 2008
Bill Sosnicki
William Sosnicki: Board Member
Bill is is serving his 9th term on the Board.  He chairs and devotes his energies to the Tag & Release Committee.
Capt. Mike Warner
Capt. Michael Warner: Board Member
Mike was appointed to the board in May, 2007.  He Chairs the Boat Shows Committee and also serves on the Legislative and Scholarship Committees.