David Mellon President
Contact via email Dave has been a Correctional Officer since 1990. He currently works at the Intake Service Center on the 7 am to 3 pm shift. Except for a two-year hiatus, Dave has been on the Executive Board since 1993. He lives in Coventry, Rhode Island.
Robert Miller First Vice President
Contact via email Bob is a Correctional Officer who began his career in 1990 and currently works at the Women’s Division on the 7 am to 3pm shift. He is starting his second term on the Executive Board. Previously he served as the Chief Steward at the Women’s Division and he is currently a member of the RIBCO negotiating team.
Robert Lantagne 2nd Vice President
Contact via email Bob is a Correctional Officer who joined the Department of Corrections in 2000. He was appointed to the Grievance Committee in 2005 and has been a union steward on the 1 pm to 9pm shift at maximum security since 2001. He has served as the 2nd Vice President since 2008.
Michael Hogan Secretary - Treasurer
Contact via email Mike began his career as a Correctional Officer in 1980. He currently works the 7 am to 3 pm shift at the Medium Moran Facility. Prior to being elected to Treasurer, Mike served several terms on the RIBCO Executive Board. He lives in Cumberland, Rhode Island.
John Meehan Recording Secretary
Contact via email John became a Correctional Officer in 1991 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1998. He currently works the 7 am to 3 pm shift at the Medium Moran Facility. John has been on the Executive Board since 1993 and for most of that time has been the Recording Secretary. In 2005, John was elected to the State of Rhode Island Retirement Board. John lives in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Kenneth Rivard Grievance Committee Chairman
Contact via email Ken began his career in corrections in 1972. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 1980. He has been on the RIBCO Executive Board for 35 years having served as President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President and in his current capacity as Grievance Committee Chairman. Ken is a past President and Secretary of the International Association of Correctional Officers. He was also a founding member of Corrections USA. Ken lives in Scituate, Rhode Island.
Manuel Leander Grievance Committee Coordinator
Contact via email Manny became a Correctional Officer in 1989. He has worked for the State of Rhode Island for 21 years with previous service in the Department of Environmental Management. He works at the Intake Service Center on the 7 am to 3 pm shift. He is RIBCO’s representative on the Department of Corrections Health & Safety Committee. Manny lives in Coventry, Rhode Island.