Mayor Scott Avedisian has been re-appointed to a five-year term as a trustee of Ocean State Charities Trust by Governor Lincoln Chafee.
Avedisian was first appointed to the Trust by Governor Lincoln Almond in 1995. He has been re-appointed in 2002, 2007 and 2012.
Ocean State Charities Trust is now in its 30th year of operation. It has made more than 2,200 grant awards totaling more than $8.8 million. Other trustees are Helen Marandola, John Partridge, Esquire, Mark Russell and Jon Farnum. Jane Lynch is the executive director.