Vin Mancini, Director, joined Friends of the Blackstone back in 1992. In 2001 he moved to England as a form of reserve colonialism. A Rhode Island Yankee in Queen Elizabeth’s court, working in Samuel Slater’s old neighborhood to carry on the work of FOB; promoting environmental protection, organizing clean ups, and getting more people outdoors. Now he’s back, contributing to the amazing progress and work of the BRWC/FOB. Vin also designed the logo for our website!