Representative Patricia A. Serpa
Chair, House Small Business Committee
Co-Vice Chair, House Rules Committee
Member, House Finance Committee
Member, House Corporations Committee
Member, House Oversight Committee
Member, Joint Committee on Economic Development
Patricia A. Serpa (D) represents District 27 in West Warwick, Coventry and Warwick. She was first elected in November 2006.
The Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee, Rep. Serpa’s 2012 legislation to require a cost-benefit analysis and periodic review of all regulations governing or impacting small businesses was signed into law.
She is also the co-vice chairwoman of the House Rules Committee and she is a member of the House Finance Committee, the House Corporations Committee and the House Oversight Committee.
A retired public school educator and admissions officer, she holds a Master of Education degree from Providence College after earning her Bachelor of Education degree at Mount St. Joseph College.
Rep. Serpa spent six years on the West Warwick School Committee from 2000 to 2006. She is also a member of RIRTA.
Rep. Serpa is an associate member of the West Warwick Democratic Town Committee. She is involved with the Sons of Italy, Vince Lombardi Lodge, Defenders of Animals and the West Warwick Lions Club.
She was born on July 8, 1948, and lives in West Warwick.
194 Kimberly Lane
West Warwick, RI 02893