Signed into law:
June 25, 2002
Commissioner / Compact Administrator
Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, a lifelong Rhode Island resident, graduated cum laude from Rhode Island College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degr
Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, a lifelong Rhode Island resident, graduated cum laude from Rhode Island College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree (major: Political Science; minor: Philosophy) and earned her Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law in 1993.
She is a member of the Rhode Island Bar, and the bars for the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
She has served as a criminal prosecutor in the Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General from 1994-2000 before joining the RIDOC as a staff attorney in January 2000. She was promoted to Chief Legal Counsel in 2004 and then to Assistant Director for Administration in 2012. She is currently serving as Acting Director upon the retirement of Director A.T. Wall, pending appointment of a permanent Director.
Supervisor, Interstate Compact Office
Number: RI ST 13-9.1-1
Patricia Coyne-Fague, Esq. – Director, Dept. of Corrections; Commissioner, ICAOS; Chair, State Council
Honorable Nettie Vogel – Associate Justice, Superior Court
Senator Paul Jabour – Legislative Representative
Kathleen Kelly, Esq. – Chief Legal Counsel, Dept. of Corrections
Margaret Langhammer – Victim Advocate
Shelley Cortese – Associate Director, Dept. of Corrections
Ingrid Siliezar – Deputy Compact Administrator, Dept. of Corrections
Stephanie Vitale – Probation Aide, Interstate Compact Office, Secretary
Adrienne McGowan – Supervisor, Interstate Compact Office
Patrick Youngs, Esq. – Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General’s Office
Matthew Toro, Esq. – Public Defender’s Office
Ana Pinto-Perry – Extradition Officer, Attorney General’s Office
$60 Application Transfer Processing Fee to each offender who is transferred out of state