President’s Team

The Office of the President, located in historic Green Hall on the Kingston Campus, is home to the team of staff members who manage the daily business of the office and advise the president on strategic initiatives, operational and communications issues, and government and external relations.


Abby Benson

Senior Advisor to the President and Chief of Staff

401.874.4080asbenson@uri.edu

Chelsea Berry

Communications Specialist

401.874.2856chelsea_berry@uri.edu

Lauren Burgess

Director, Legislative and Government Relations

401.225.9440l_burgess@uri.edu

Emily Diomandes

Assistant to the President

401.874.2708emilydiomandes@uri.edu

Lisa Harrison

Executive Assistant II

401.874.4209lharrison@uri.edu

Carlos Lopez Estrada

Director, Legislative and Government Relations

401.874.5053c_lopez_estrada@uri.edu