Three full members and two alternate members are appointed to 6-year terms:
Kristine Bishop Chapman, Chair (R)
Helen Rose DiSanto, Vice-Chair (D)
John M. Rose, Member (D)
Roland E. Benjamin, Alternate Member (R)
Margaret M. Healy, Alternate Member (D)
In accordance with the Election Laws of the State of Rhode Island, the Canvassing Authority shall have and discharge all of the functions, powers and duties of the Town Council concerning nominations, elections, registration of voters and canvassing rights, the preparing and correcting of the voting lists, and other matters relating thereto, which powers are transferred to the local board.