Class of 2016
Paul Bourget has devoted much of his life working to make his hometown of Woonsocket a better place to live and work.
He was a member of St. Ann parish and graduated from the parish school. He served as the parish council president, chair of its finance committee…a lector, Eucharistic Minister and religious education teacher. After the church closed he became the founding president of the Saint Ann Arts and Cultural Center.
Paul also was the editor, researcher, and co-author of Towers of Faith and Family, the 100th anniversary history of St. Ann parish.
He is a graduate of Our Lady of Providence Preparatory Seminary and Rhode Island College.
A past president of the Rhode Island College Foundation and is a current member of its board of directors. He is also a past president of the Rhode Island College Alumni Association.
Paul is the president and owner of Bourget and Associates, a financial consulting and auditing firm in Woonsocket. He has more than 40 years of public accounting experience.
Mr. Bourget is an experienced historical re-enactor, portraying Brigadier General George Sears Greene, a native Rhode Islander and forgotten hero of Gettysburg.
Paul currently serves as president of the Museum of Work and Culture’s Preservation Foundation, treasurer of the Stadium Theatre Foundation board, a member of the Woonsocket Rotary Club, a member of the Moylan Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, and serves as an appointed member of the Woonsocket school Committee.