Council President David Salvatore Announces Chief of Staff


Providence, RI (December 22, 2017) – Providence City Council President David Salvatore announced the appointment of Emily Martineau as Chief of Staff to the Providence City Council.

“I am proud to have an incredibly capable team that is dedicated to this city,» Salvatore stated. «With a background in public affairs at both the state and municipal level, Emily knows this city and I have the utmost confidence that she will hit the ground running.”

Martineau most recently served as External Communications Director for RIHousing, and previously was Assistant Public Information Officer for the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General.

«I am excited and honored by this opportunity to serve the City of Providence,» said Martineau. «As a Providence resident, I know how meaningful the Council’s work is to all those who live, work and visit here. I look forward to helping the Council advance its ambitious agenda for improving our neighborhoods and moving our city forward.»

Martineau is a graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket and Stonehill College in Easton, MA, and owns a home near the Valley section of Providence.

“I would like to thank the current Chief of Staff, Cyd Mckenna, for her hard work and dedication to the post. We wish her well on all future endeavors,” said Salvatore.

For more information please contact the City Council Office at 401-521-7477.