Carissa Lord, Chair
Carissa joined Surfrider when she moved to Rhode Island in 2003. Soon enough, the city girl found the stoke that can only be found surfing. Carissa has been involved with the Rhode Island Chapter for years dealing with complex coastal issues and serving as Secretary and Vice Chair in the past. Carissa is currently working on stormwater management in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Lauren Toracinta, Vice Chair
When Lauren found out about the Surfrider Foundation she was shocked. Here was an oragnaization that shared her same ideals for our coasts and was looking for help. Lauren jumped right in starting as a sampler for the Blue Water Task Force and eventually becoming the Coordinator. Lauren has served as the Membership Chair for the Rhode Island Chapter and now the Vice Chair. She works for the Rhode Island Department of Health, Beach Program.
Kira Stillwell, Treasurer
Kira is our financial guru. A dedicated family gal, Kim finds time to juggle kids, Surfrider and everything else.
Martha Coella, Volunteer Coordinator