Chamberland to serve as finance director in Woonsocket

Chamberland to serve as finance director in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – Christine Chamberland of Smithfield has been appointed by Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt to serve as the city's finance director.

Chamberland has been serving in an acting capacity since April 2014, when former Finance Director Thomas Bruce was dismissed. She has worked in the Woonsocket Finance Department for 23 years, beginning her career with the city as an Assistant Controller. She has since served as internal auditor, MIS coordinator, and most recently as controller.

Chamberland will be responsible for financial reporting, budget preparation/analysis, preparation of the annual financial audit, maintaining Munis, Phoenix, Opal and Keystone software, as well as assuming overall responsibility for the Finance and Treasury Departments.

“Christine’s vast experience in finance and her dedicated assistance in the transition of my new administration were key components to my decision," said Baldelli-Hunt. "She is a strong addition as a director in my administration.

Chamberland holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant College.