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Jamie Bova 

Newport City Council - Mayor

 Jamie Bova

19 Russell Avenue
Newport, RI 02840


 Cell:  (401) 236-4840

Office: (401) 845-5436

Patti Cofield, Administrative Assistant to the City Manager and Mayor


Office:  (401) 845-5437


Mayor Jamie Bova was first elected as an At-Large City Councilor in 2016 and was appointed Council Chair and Mayor in the 2018 term.  She has served as the council liaison to the Energy and Environment Commission, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission, and acted as the military liaison for the City.

Mayor Bova is a graduate of Middletown High School (2007) and the University of Rhode Island College of Engineering (2011), where she earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  She was on the board of Aquidneck Island Robotics from 2012 to 2014.

Mayor Bova is employed as an engineer at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, where she started in 2011.  She served in a rotational assignment in the Strategic Systems Programs Headquarters in Washington, DC in 2014, and is currently a principal investigator for submarine combat systems integration.