Kenneth J Mendonça (R) is a lifelong resident of the East Bay and has been a Portsmouth resident for 22 years. He graduated from Rogers High School in Newport and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree, in Information Systems Science and a Master of Business Administration from Salve Regina University.
Professionally he has been employed by Rite-Solutions for 14 years as a systems engineer/program manager supporting the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). Ken has been employed in the Aquidneck Island defense industry for over 25 years and prior to that period he was employed by a high technology firm in Middletown for nine years.
Ken has been married for 26 years to Nancy (Wilson), an educator at the Portsmouth Middle School. His daughter, Kaleigh, attended Portsmouth Public Schools and is full-time student at Rhode Island College.
Ken was elected to serve the citizens of Portsmouth and Middletown in District 72 in November 2016. He is a Member of the House Committee on Finance, sub committee on Government, and sub committee on Environment and Transportation. Ken also serves on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.