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› Contact the OEB

For all general inquiries regarding your benefits, please contact the Office of Employee Benefits:

  • Email
  • Call (401) 574-8530
  • Fax to (401) 574-9281
Staff Directory
Management Contact
Paula Cofone
Deputy Personnel Administrator
Phone: (401) 574-8515
Mike Sligar
Administrator Operations Management
Phone: (401) 574-8535
Staff Contact
Tony Aristy
Programming Services Officer
Phone: (401) 574-8534
Karen Audette
Senior Systems Analyst
Phone: (401) 574-8533
Maria Corvese
Employee Benefits Specialist
Phone: (401) 574-8532
Nicole Dull
Employee Benefits Specialist
Phone: (401) 574-8538
Amy Zervas
Employee Benefits Specialist
Phone: (401) 574-8536
Colleen Newell
Chief Program Development
Phone: (401) 574-8537
› Contact my HR office for forms submission and other inquiries

If you work at one of the following agencies, please review the “Liaisons, Talent Management and Payroll” contact list under “Division of Human Resources Staff Directories” on the Division of Human Resources website, or call (401) 222-2160 for assistance.

  • BHDDH
  • Department of Health
  • DHS
  • EOHHS
  • DCYF
  • DOC
  • DMV
  • DLT
  • DEM
  • DBR
  • DOA
  • Department of Revenue
  • DOT

If you work at one of the following agencies, please use the contact information below for assistance:

Department Contact Information Contact Person
RIDE—Elementary and Secondary Education (401) 222-4274 Lisa Vieira
Davies High School (401) 728-1500, ext. 317
Fax: (401) 722-5241
Holly Walker
RI School for the Deaf (401) 243-1018
Amy Vincenzi
Governor's Office (401) 222-7640 Jennifer Foundeur
Lt. Governor's Office (401) 222-2371
RI Emergency Management Agency & Executive Military Staff (401) 275-4648
Fax: (401) 279-4053
Heather Fortin
Adjutant General's Office (401) 275-4648
Fax: (401) 279-4053
Susan Jay
Governor's Commission on Disabilities (401) 462-0102
Bob Cooper
RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (401) 222-2077
Joyce Gervasio
Secretary of State (401) 222-2299
Attorney General (401) 274-4400, ext. 2367
Heather McLaughlin
General Treasurer (401) 462-7661
RI Lottery Commission (401) 463-6500, ext. 132
Jane Tougas
Legislature (JCLS) (401) 222-6533
Office of Auditor General (401) 222-2435, ext. 13014
Sharon Sweet
Judiciary (401) 222-2700
Office of Mental Health Advocate (401) 462-2004
Marianna Almeida
Nuclear Science Center (401) 874-2600
Public Defender (401) 222-1511
Mary-Anne Marold
Commission for Human Rights (401) 222-4484 Betsy Ross
Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (401) 784-3058 Anthony Manni
Public Utilities Commission (401) 780-2108 Kathy Mignanelli
RI Ethics Commission (401) 222-3790, ext. 12
Board of Elections (401) 222-1905
Coastal Resources Management Council (401) 783-7008 (Lynn)
(401) 783-7182 (Louise)
Lynn Follett
Louise Ford
Child Advocate (401) 462-4300
Public Safety (State Police/Capitol Police/Sheriffs/E 911) (401) 764-5790
Rafelina Burgos
URI (401) 874-9054
RIC (401) 456-9841 (Beth)
(401) 456-8444 (Susanne)
Beth Cabana
Susanne Senra
CCRI (401) 825-2311
› Contact a benefit vendor
Vendor Website/Email Phone Benefit
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) bcbsri.com 401-429-2104 or
866-987-3705
Medical/Wellness
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Virgin Pulse support@virginpulse.com 888-671-9395 Rewards for Wellness – Virgin Pulse activities
(for Virgin Pulse system or access issues ONLY; for questions regarding activities completion please call the BCBSRI CARE Center at 401-429-2104 or 866-987-3705)
CVS Caremark www.caremark.com 800-552-8159 Prescription
Delta Dental www.deltadentalri.com 800-843-3582 Dental
VSP www.vsp.com 800-877-7195 Vision
Workterra COBRA@workterra.com 888-327-2770 COBRA
Navia www.naviabenefits.com 800-669-3539 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Fidelity netbenefits.com/sori 800-343-0860 Deferred compensation
TIAA tiaa.org/ri 800-897-1026 Deferred compensation
Voya ri.beready2retire.com 800-584-6001 Deferred compensation
Retirement@Work retirementatwork.org/ri 855-200-0135 Deferred compensation
The Hartford www.thehartford.com General customer service: 1-888-563-1124

Beneficiary management: 1-855-396-7655

To initiate a claim: 1-888-755-1503
Life insurance
Aflac www.aflac.com 401-475-9936, ext. 130 Short-term disability insurance (unionized & non-unionized employees)
Colonial Life www.visityouville.com 866-349-8011 Short-term disability insurance (unionized employees)
MetLife Legal info.legalplans.com (access code: 7580001 for the Single Plan, 7590001 for the Family Plan) 800-821-6400 Legal coverage
CollegeBound Saver www.collegeboundsaver.com 877-517-4829 CollegeBound Saver
HealthSource RI (HSRI) healthsourceri.com 855-840-4774 Non-State-sponsored medical and dental coverages for retirees under age 65
Medicare.gov www.medicare.gov 800-772-1213 Medicare Plan A & Plan B
Via Benefits (formerly OneExchange) my.viabenefits.com/ri 844-448-7298 Medicare supplemental and Medicare Advantage policies


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