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RI DEM Director Janet Coit Appointed to STAC

Published on November 8, 2013

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has appointed Janet Coit, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, to the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC). Coit's appointment follows the Governor's recent appointments of  David Savitz, Ph.D, Vice President of Research for Brown University, and Gerald Sonnenfeld, Ph.D, Vice President of Research and Economic Development for the University of Rhode Island as STAC co-chairs.

"With these changes, we strengthen the diversity and experience of STAC's members," Governor Lincoln D. Chafee said. "The new co-chairs and Director Coit bring many years of leadership experience and will move the Council forward. Director Coit provides a new key dimension with her knowledge and dedication to Rhode Island's open spaces and Narragansett Bay."

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