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Senator Harold M. Metts


Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Education

Secretary, Senate Committee on Judiciary


Senator Harold M. Metts (Democrat - District 6, Providence) was born on October 6, 1947. He is married to Dayus L. (Young) and they have three children, Harold Jr., Darren, Ja'de, and six grandchildren.

Senator Metts, a former Assistant Principal for the Providence School Department, graduated from Central High School in Providence, Roger Williams University with a BS Business Administration in 1970, Bryant College with a Social Business Teacher Certification in 1975, and Rhode Island College with a Masters of Education-Secondary Administration in 1983.

Senator Metts is a member of the Providence Branch NAACP and the Urban League, and serves on the Deacon Board for the Congdon Street Baptist Church. In addition, he served in the Rhode Island Army National Guard from 1970-1976.

Senator Metts served as a State Representative from 1984 to 1998 prior to being elected to the Senate on November 2, 2004. He is also a State Committeeman and a member of the 11th Ward Democratic Committee.

Senator Metts can be reached at (401) 272-0112.