Chris Martin

Board Vice Chair

Chris is passionate about making Aquidneck Island and beyond more bike and pedestrian friendly and moved back to RI from NYC to do just that. Chris is the Executive Director of the East Providence Waterfront Commission, a part of the East Providence Department of Planning and Economic Development. Prior to his work in East Providence, he worked for eight years at the DUMBO Improvement District in DUMBO, Brooklyn (NY) in charge of placemaking, planning and operations for the neighborhood. Chris has been involved in bike/ pedestrian projects ranging from turning temporary public plazas into successful capital projects to planning bike and pedestrian-friendly Belgian block streets. Chris grew up in Portsmouth, RI and his favorite ride on the Island is the Ocean Drive Loop.