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Edward A. Roderick, President


Denise M. deMedeiros, Vice President


James Arruda

I have been a resident of Tiverton since 1986 and have gone through the 3 levels of the Tiverton School system.  I graduated Tiverton High School in 1996 and went on to Umass Darmouth where I obtained a B.S. in Physics in 2001.

After completing college I then began my career in education where majority of my teaching career was at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School where I was also a coach of Field Hockey and Baseball.  I then switched careers going back into IT and continued working in education but this time as a Systems Administrator for the Westport School District.  I then went into the private sector getting a job with Andera, INC. where I continued my System Admin role before coming to FM Global where I currently work today as a Web Server Administrator supporting web applications.

Town side, I am the liaison to the School Committee where my education experience helps foster a strong relationship between municipality and school district.

I am a memeber of the AMA since 2012 and am field representive for a couple of companies in remote controlled aeronautics.


Joan B. Chabot

Address: 19 Yellowfin Road, Tiverton, RI 02878

BMC Durfee High School - Class of 1972
Massasoit Community College - 1978 1980 Evening Program

Current Employment:
Plymouth Rock Assurance; auto & home insurance company; Boston, MA
Statistical Reporting Supervisor; since 2002

Public Service:
Tiverton Town Council (2010- present)
Town Council Liaison to the Art Council, Pocasset Hill Cemetery Commission, Historical Cemeteries Commission, Wastewater Management Commission
Notary Public - Commission expires 2016

Clubs and Organizations:
Borden Light Marina Boater's Club; member since 1997, Co-coordinator of Annual Fishing Tournament for 12 years
Rhode Island Blood Center; donor since 2009
East Bay Patriots; member since 2010


Bill Gerlach

Bill was raised in Tiverton and is a 1992 graduate of Tiverton High School. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University. His professional experience includes over fifteen years in the health care industry with progressive responsibilities across the business strategy, customer experience optimization, and program/project management areas. He is currently director of Member Decision Support at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Bill is the Town Council liaison with the following boards and commissions: Conservation Commission, Open Space Commission, Tree Commission, and the Fogland Beach Oversight Committee.

When not fulfilling his Town Council duties, Bill is busy with his wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys all things outdoors, coaching baseball and soccer, writing, and playing music.


Jay Lambert


Brett N. Pelletier

A lifelong Tiverton resident and 2001 graduate of Tiverton High School, Brett received his Bachelor's Degree in Finance with minors in English and Government from Bentley University, where he focused on Corporate Finance and Real Estate with coursework in Real Estate Law, Real Estate Financing and Urban Planning & Development.

Brett works currently as a Senior Real Estate Analyst with the Boston-based Kirk & Company: Real Estate Counselors, having joined the firm in 2005. Prior to joining Kirk & Company, Mr. Pelletier served as campaign intern with John Kerry for President and interned with a legislative aide in the Boston office of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

Brett was first elected to the Tiverton Town Council in 2010 and was elected to a second term in 2012. He is currently the Town Council liaison to the following boards and commissions: Economic Development Commission, Planning Board, Harbor and Coastal Waters Management Commission, Historic Preservation Advisory Committee, Library Construction Coordination Committee, Library Board, and the Tax Exemption Review Committee.

Brett is a member of the Preservation Society of Newport County and Fall River Historical Society, non-profit organizations that preserve and protect the architectural heritage of Newport County, Rhode Island and Fall River, Massachusetts. Additionally, Brett is the president of the board of directors of the Striving Artists Theatre Company of Beverly, Massachusetts; a non-profit performing arts organization dedicated to enriching the community with innovative theatre arts.

When not working, Brett enjoys gardening, historic preservation, restoring his vintage English sports car, the company of friends, and sitting down for five minutes, alone, in a comfy chair, with a cup of tea, pretending to read a book.