The Minority

The minority caucus is comprised of the party with the fewest members represented. Each session, members of the minority caucus select a slate of leaders, headed by the minority leader.

Minority Leader - Joe Schiavoni The minority leader is elected by all members of the Senate to lead the party in the minority. He or she is responsible for the development and implementation of the minority party.

Assistant Minority Leader - Charleta B. Tavares The assistant minority leader is elected by all members of the Senate and assists the minority leader in development and implementation of the agenda for the minority party.

Minority Whip - Edna Brown The minority whip is elected by all members of the Senate and is responsible for monitoring legislation and securing votes for legislation on the floor for the minority party.

Assistant Minority Whip - Lou Gentile The assistant minority whip is elected by all members of the Senate and is responsible for assisting the minority whip in monitoring legislation and securing votes for legislation on the floor for the minority party.