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Senator Elizabeth A. Crowley


Senate Deputy President Pro Tempore

Vice Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Housing & Municipal Government

Member, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Member, Senate Committee on Special Legislation & Veterans' Affairs

Co-Chairwoman, Permanent Joint Commission on Childcare

Member, Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery

Senator Elizabeth A. Crowley (Democrat - District 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket) was born on October 22, 1951. She has two children: Christine M. DeFaria and Melissa Crowley.

A 1970 graduate of Central Falls High School and 1993 graduate of the Municipal Clerk Institute at Salve Regina University, Senator Crowley is a former Central Falls City Clerk, retired after working for the city for 40 years.

Senator Crowley is the former President of the New England Association of City & Towns Clerks. In addition, she has been honored with the Channel One Volunteer Award and the Historic Central Falls Award, the Certificate of Recognition from the RI Coalition Against Gun Violence, the Ernie Marot Humanitarian Awared from the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen, the Housing Network Award, the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless "Senator Jack Reed Advocacy Award," and is a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Spirit Church.