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.