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Councilwoman Sabina Matos, Council President Pro Tem | Ward 15

Welcome! Thank you for visiting the webpage for the 15th Ward. I am proud to advocate for the concerns of the people of the Olneyville, Silver Lake, Valley, and West End neighborhoods on the Providence City Council.

I am dedicated to working on issues that matter most to you: improving our schools, cleaning and repairing streets, and creating greater economic opportunity. Please visit this page often to keep up with what is happening in our neighborhood.

Feel free to contact me at Ward15@providenceri.com or call the City Council office at 521-7477 with any questions you may have.

Sincerely,

Sabina Matos
Ward 15
Olneyville, Silver Lake, Valley, West End

 


 

Biography

 

Council President Pro Tempore Sabina Matos was first elected Councilperson for Ward 15 in 2010, and was re-elected in 2014. She represents Olneyville, as well as parts of the Silver Lake and Valley neighborhoods. She is the first Latina Council President Pro Tempore in Providence’s history. 
 
Councilwoman Matos was born in the province of Barahona in the Dominican Republic. In April 1994, she moved to the United States arriving in New York City where she lived for a short time before moving to Providence with her family.
 
In May of 2001 she graduated from Rhode Island College with a BA in Communications and Public Relations. She is a graduate of the Latina Leadership Institute and also a graduate from Leadership for a Future. 
 
Ms. Matos is a past President of the Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee. She has served on many boards including Olneyville Housing Corporation, the United Way of Rhode Island and ECAS Theater. In addition, she has been involved in many other community organizations.
 
Councilwoman Matos lives in Olneyville with her husband, Patrick Ward, and her two children, Diego and Annemarie.