Mayor Elorza announces Emily Crowell to serve as Communications Director

Mayor Elorza Announces Emily Crowell to Serve as Communications Director

Victor Morente to serve as Press Secretary for City of Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Monday announced today Emily Crowell will serve as Communications Director for the City of Providence. 

"Emily is dynamic and is a natural fit for the position," said Mayor Jorge Elorza. "Both Victor and Emily have served our team since I took office and I look forward to working with them in their new roles to increase our administration's reach." 

Former staffer for Senator Jack Reed, Crowell joined the City first serving as Deputy Director of Communications, and then Press Secretary.  Most recently she served as Acting Director of Communications as of September. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Providence Downtown Improvement District. 

In addition to Crowell’s appointment, Victor Morente was named Press Secretary in the same department. Morente has been with the administration since Elorza took office and was most recently serving as Acting Press Secretary. He studied Political Science and Public Administration at Rhode Island College. Both Crowell and Morente reside in Providence, Rhode Island. 

(release from City of Providence)