Town Administrator Almond picked for Fung's Exploratory Committee

Town Administrator Almond picked for Fung's Exploratory Committee

LINCOLN - Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond has been selected to serve on Cranston Mayor Allan Fung's Exploratory Committee as he prepares for a potential run for governor on the Republican ticket.

Other advisers, Fung announced last week, are former Governors Donald Carcieri and Lincoln Almond, as well as Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian.

Elected officials on the committee include House Minority Leader Brian Newberry; Senate Minority Leader Dennis Algiere; State Representatives Michael Chippendale, Doreen Costa, Antonio Giarrusso, Patricia Morgan and Joseph Trillo; and State Senators David Bates, Dawson Hodgson, Nicholas Kettle and Chris Ottiano.

The committee also includes business leaders, including Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Alex & Ani.