Senator Goldin Appointed Senate Deputy Majority Whip

Thursday, January 17, 2019


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Gayle Goldin

State Senator Gayle Goldin has been named deputy majority whip of the Senate by Senate President Dominick Ruggerio.

About Goldin

Goldin was first elected to the Senate in 2012 and serves as vice chairwoman of its Health and Human Services Committee.

She is also a member of the Senate Labor Committee and the Senate Democratic Policy Caucus. She is the former co-chair of the RI Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus and was previously a member of the Rhode Island Commission on Women and Girls.

Goldin has been recognized nationally and in Rhode Island for her legislative work, including receiving the Isabel Ahearn O’Neill award from the YWCA of Rhode Island, Capital Caregiver Award from AARP, and was named a Congressional Angel in Adoption. 

Senator Goldin also received the Bell of Hope Award from the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) Legislator of the Year award. In 2014 she was named one of the Women’s Campaign Fund’s 40 national Game Changers.

Senator Goldin also serves as FMLI Campaign Advisor to Family Values @ Work. Prior to joining Family Values @ Work, she was the Strategic Initiatives Officer at the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, and served as a consultant in the nonprofit sector. She began her career in Rhode Island working to address the lack of access to health care for the uninsured.

She holds a master’s in public policy from Tufts University and a bachelor’s in English literature from McGill University.


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