About Us

Gina Russo | President

Gina Russo is a Station Fire Survivor, and lost her fiancé, Fred Crisostomi that night.  Gina is the proud mother of two sons, Alex and Nicholas, and makes her home in Cranston with them and her husband, Steve Sherman.  She has been employed by RI hospital for more than 20 years.  She is the author of the book “From the Ashes” and speaks all over the country about her story while educating about fire safety.


Robin (Steets) Petrarca is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island as well as a Station Fire Survivor. She has 25+ years of experience in the accounting, management and finance field. In addition to having three grown children, she is an avid hiker, enjoys exploring new locations when vacationing and considers herself to be a music junkie.


My name is Christina and I am a lifelong resident of West Warwick.  I am a special education teacher in West Warwick and love what I do!  My uncle, Carlos Pimentel Sr. passed away in The Station Fire. I enjoy working with kids, organizing fundraisers and helping local organizations.