Woonsocket, RI – The Autumnfest Steering Committee held their annual Reorganizational Meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  As part of the meeting, the Autumnfest Steering Committee elected Garrett Mancieri to once again be this year’s Autumnfest General Chairperson.  Judy Sullivan & Stephanie Santoro have been elected Co-Vice Chairpersons, Cindy Johnston was elected as Treasurer and Adam Brunetti was elected as Secretary.

“I am so thrilled to be elected as the Chairperson of Autumnfest for 2021!  It was with great sadness and disappointment that we had to cancel our signature event this year due to COVID-19 and we are anxiously awaiting the opportunity to bring this festival back to Woonsocket next year.  This organization has grown so much over the past few years and developed an incredible reputation as a true and dedicated community service committee.  I am most proud of our strong family commitment to each other that will enable us to make 2021 a truly wonderful and special occasion that will unite our community and showcase what we have to offer to our region” said Mancieri.

Garrett Mancieri has served on the Autumnfest Steering Committee since 2017.  He has been the Fundraising Coordinator for 2 years, Vice Chairman for one year, and was the General Chairperson of Autumnfest for 2019 and 2020.  Garrett is a licensed Realtor with Mancieri Real Estate in Woonsocket.  He also serves on many boards and as Executive Director of the Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative.

Judy Sullivan enters her 4th year with Autumnfest.  In her first year she was the Volunteer Coordinator.  During 2019, she was Sporting Events Coordinator.  This will be her second year as Co-Vice Chairperson.  Judy is the Owner of The Gym, LLC in Woonsocket.

Stephanie Santoro begins her 6th year with Autumnfest.  She has held several different positions including Arts and Crafts Coordinator, Special Events Coordinator, Assistant Treasurer and Secretary.  She was the Autumnfest Button Coordinator in 2020.  Stephanie is a Dental Network Manager with Blue Cross / Blue Shield of RI.

Cindy Johnston begins her 3rd year with Autumnfest.  In her first year she was the Autumnfest Button Coordinator and on the Sub-Committee for the Autumnfest Prize-A-Day Calendar.  This will be her second year as Treasurer.  Cindy is the Deputy Finance Director for the City of Woonsocket.

Adam Brunetti begins his 2nd year with Autumnfest.  In his first year he was the Autumnfest Website Coordinator.  This will be his first year as Secretary. Adam most recently worked as the International Production Manager for Monster Jam, is the Production Manager for the Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series, and also serves on the Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative Board of Directors.

General Chairperson
Garrett Mancieri

Co-Vice Chairperson
Judy Sullivan

Co-Vice Chairperson
Stephanie Santoro

Cindy Johnston

Adam Brunetti