PAST PRESIDENTS & GRAND MARSHALS

 

1978
President- Hon. Joseph M. Lima
Grand Marshal-William San Bento, Sr. 


1979
President-Paulo de Carvalho
Grand Marshal- RI Senator William Castro


1980 
President-Maria Lindia
Grand Marshal-Prof. Rita Bicho


1981
President-Fernando Amaro
Grand Marshal-Manuel Luciano DaSilva, MD


1982
President-Augusto Pessoa
Grand Marshal-Dr. Anthony Williams


1983
President-Afonso Silva
Grand Marshal - Manuel Luciano DaSilva, MD


1984
President- Afonso Silva
Grand Marshal-none


1985 
President-Antonio Alberto Costa
Grand Marshal-Central Falls Mayor Carlos Silva


1986
President-Gilberto Costa
Grand Marshal- António Alberto Costa


1987
President-Joaquim Leite
Grand Marshal-none


1988
President-Joseph Cunha
Grand Marshal-Chief Ted King


1989
President-Carlos Pacheco
Grand Marshal- Dr. Rocha Fontes


1990
President- Afonso Silva
Grand Marshal-RI Sen. John Correia


1991
President-George Fontes
Grand Marshal- Manuel Luciano DaSilva, MD


1992
President-Carlos Pacheco
Grand Marshal-RI Rep. António Pires


1993
President-Alberto Faria
Grand Marshal-RI Gen. Tres. Paul J. Tavares


1994
President-Francisco Santos 
Grand Marshal-RI Rep. Joseph Faria


1995 
President-Filomena Couto
Grand Marshal-Cumberland Chief of Police Leonard Ditano


1996
President-Cinira Faria
Grand Marshal-Vice-Consul Rogério Medina


1997
President-António Rodrigues
Grand Marshal-Paul Bettencourt, Esq.


1998 
President-Carlos Pacheco
Grand Marshal-Edwin Kanner

PAST PRESIDENTS & GRAND MARSHALS


1999
President-Victor Santos
Grand Marshal-US Sen. Richard Gephardt


2000 
President-Diana S. Pimentel
Grand Marshal-RI Sen.Daniel DaPonte


2001 
President-António Costa
Grand Marshal-Joseph Amaral, M.D.


2002 
President- António Costa
Grand Marshal- Al Anjos


2003
President- Augusto Pessoa
Grand Marshal- Paulo Cunha


2004
President-Jorge DeAlmeida
Grand Marshal-Anthony Norbrega


2005
President-Isabel Reis
Grand Marshal-Joseph I. Ferreira


2006
President- João Pacheco
Grand Marshal-Prof. Amadeu Casanova Fernandes


2007 
President-Rogério Medina
Grand Marshals-RI Sen. M. Teresa Paiva Weed and Mr. Manuel Pedroso


2008 
President -Marie R. Fraley
Grand Marshal-RI Rep. William San Bento, Jr.


2009
President- Pilar Coelho
Grand Marshal-RI Rep. Hélio Melo 


2010 
President -António Ambrósio
Grand Marshal- Jorge DeAlmeida


2011 
President- Alberto Oliveira
Grand Marshal -Sgt. George Luz, US Amy (Posthumously)


2012 
President- Alberto Oliveira
Grand Marshal - António Costa


2013
President - Al Nunes
Grand Marshal - António Rodrigues


2014
President - Manuel N. DaCosta
Grand Marshal - Judge Luís M. Matos 


2015
President - Fernanda Silva
Grand Marshal – RIC President Nancy Carriuolo


2016
President - Luis Lourenço
Grand Marshal - João Luis Morgado Pacheco

2017

President - Leonel Teixeira

Grand Marshal - Hon. Joseph M. Lima

2018

President - Orlando Mateus

Grand Marshal -Armindo Nunes / Alberto "Al" Nunes

2019

President - Orlando Mateus

Grand Marshal - José Francisco Costa

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