Cranston resident and Certified Public Accountant William DeRita III is the new treasurer of the Board of Trustees for the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the society announced today.
DeRita, an internal auditor for FM Global, was appointed at the chapter's annual meeting last month.
DeRita will serve a one-year term.
From the release:
The Rhode Island Chapter is the local outreach for the National MS Society. We are committed to providing programs and services that improve the lives of the 2,000 Rhode Islanders living with MS and the thousands who love and care about them. We offer outstanding special events that motivate thousands of people and raise money for MS research and essential programs and advocacy. Nationally, the MS Society provides more resources and raises more money for MS research than any other MS organization in the world.