Nicholas Oliver to run for EP Mayor: Kickoff Sept 17, 2017
East Providence has a second officially announced candidate to be the city’s first-ever full time elected Mayor. Nicholas Oliver of East Providence, RI will be joining one other candidate so far, Roberto “Bob” DaSilva, who has previously announced his candidacy. “Please join friends and family on Sunday, September 17, 2017 as I officially announce my intention to run for Mayor of East Providence in 2018, pending voter approval in a special election to amend the city’s Charter and establish the office,” said the campaign release from Oliver.
“Our great city has the opportunity to elect a leader who will fight for their interests first and always protect their pockets.” said Nicholas Oliver. “After much discussion over the past several months with my family and close friends, as well as strong encouragement and support from residents of East Providence and leaders within our community, I intend to be a candidate for Mayor in 2018.”
Nicholas Oliver is Executive Director of the Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care. In this position, he serves as the chief executive officer of an association of providers that deliver healthcare services in the home, as well as hospice care, to pediatrics, adults with disabilities, and the elderly. Nicholas is a graduate of the East Providence Public Schools and holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Hartford and a Masters degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Nicholas is a Certified Association Executive, a coveted achievement attained by less than five-percent of nonprofit chief executive officers, by the American Society of Association Executives,” added Oliver’s campaign release
“The progress and opportunity that we can achieve for East Providence is boundless. By coming together and working in a fiscally-responsible manner, our city can thrive and become a better place to live, work, raise our families, and retire,” Oliver added.
The official announcement will take place at 12:00 PM at the Riverside Sportsman’s Association, located at 1 Mohawk Drive in East Providence. Oliver will be joined by his family, Suzanne (LeBlanc) and his two children, at this event. They invite the public to join them for a pasta luncheon after the announcement. To attend the event, please RSVP by calling (401) 433-1050 or email NicholasOliver2018@gmail.com.