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Nellie M. GorbeaDEMDemocrat Secretary of State
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8
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RIResidence (state)

Nellie M. Gorbea (born July 12, 1967) is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she has served as the Secretary of State of Rhode Island since January 2015. Gorbea is the first Hispanic to win statewide office in New England.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Princeton University
Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Secretary of State
Rhode Island
2014 - Current
Executive Director
HousingWorks Rhode Island
2008 - 2013
Deputy Secretary of State
Office of the Secretary of State of Rhode Island
2002 - 2006
Corporate Development Officer
Altamente.com
2001
Economic Advisor
Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico
1999 - 2000
Assistant to the President
Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
1998 - 1999
Program Officer
The Rhode Island Foundation
1996 - 1998
Associate
Fleet Securities
1992 - 1995
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Member
Salve Regina University Advisory Board
Current
Member
Access Democracy Advisory Board
Current
Regional Vice President
National Association of Secretaries of State
Current
Vice Chair
Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention
2016
Summer Fellow
The Ford Foundation
1991 - Current
Policy Specialist
Governor's Committee on Children's Services Planning
1988 - 1990
Co-Chair
Voter Participation Committee, National Association of Secretaries of State
Co-Chair
Business Services Committee, National Association of Secretaries of State