Area(s) of Expertise
- Gerrymandering & Representation
As Assistant Director for Organization and Development Sam is responsible for supporting the mission of Common Cause Rhode Island and assisting the Executive Director in running the state organization.
His role consists of planning and executing all aspects of Common Cause development and outreach programs. This includes, community organizing, campaign planning in support of the organization’s legislative priorities, fundraising, fostering relationships with major donors, and managing all aspects of the production of the Annual Meeting.
Sam comes to Common Cause with a background in Communication, Public Relations, and Municipal Government. He has worked for the Mayor of Central Falls, Rhode Island James A. Diossa as his Communications Director and was the Public Relations Coordinator for PACE Organization of Rhode Island. Sam holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Africana Studies from the University of Rhode Island.