+ − Contact Information
Email Address: email@example.com
Phone: (401) 472-4789
+ − Biography
Representative Terri Cortvriend (D) was elected to represent District 72 in Portsmouth and Middletown in November 2018. She is a member of the House Committee on Small Business.
Before her election to the House of Representatives, Representative Cortvriend served on the Portsmouth School Committee from 2004 to 2008 and from 2012 to 2018, the last four years as chairwoman. She served on the Portsmouth Water and Fire District Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017, the Portsmouth Tank Farm Redevelopment Advisory Committee from 2010 to the present, the Portsmouth Charter Review Committee in 2012 and the Portsmouth Economic Development Committee from 2009 to 2013.
Born January 15, 1962, she graduated from North Miami Senior High School in 1980 and is a graduate of Miami Dade Community College. She also studied business management at Florida International University and accounting at Community College of Rhode Island.
Representative Cortvriend is the owner of Ocean Link, Inc., a marine plumbing firm that she founded in 1989. She previously worked as a yacht captain, and holds a USCG Captain’s license and a private pilot’s license. She is a member of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, the Newport County Chamber of Commerce and the International Yacht Restoration Program Advisory Committee.
She is the mother of Savanna J. Cortvriend, and lives in Portsmouth with her partner, Charles A. Perry.