Officers

Club Officers and Board Members
Anthony Napolitano

Anthony Napolitano

President

Anthony “Nappy” has been a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, growing up on Federal Hill and has been a member of the Italo American Club of RI for over 10 years. Nappy has been a board member for 5 years and served as Vice President for 2014.
George Lazzareschi, Jr.

George Lazzareschi, Jr.

Vice President

George is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, growing up in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence he now resides in Johnston with his wife Lori and has been a member of the Italo American Club for more than 20 years..

George works for the City of Providence as the Superintendent of Public Safety and he is a three time World Champion Bench Presser and also holds many State, Regional and National titles. George is also the RI State Chairman for the Elite Powerlifting Association.

George has one son, Sloan Antonio Lazzareschi who is also a member of the Italo American Club and one grandson, Ezekiel Sloan Lazzareschi.

Michael Damiani

Michael Damiani

Treasurer

Michael has been a member of the Italo American Club for 4 years. He was raised in the Silver Lake section of Providence and now resides in Cranston with his wife Beverly. Mike received his undergraduate degree in Business from Bryant College and his MBA from Providence College. He is part owner and Treasurer of Cara, Inc., a home health company located in Warwick.
Donna M. Folcarelli

Donna M. Folcarelli

Secretary

Donna has been a lifelong resident of Johnston, Rhode Island and a member of the Italo American Club of RI for 4 years. Now retired after working 34 years for the RI Dept. of Children, Youth and Families. Donna has been the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary National Executive Committee woman for RI. Donna has been the RI State Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and this year has been elected Sr. Vice President of the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary #2812. Donna is very proud of her Italian Heritage. Donna’s mother came to America from Itri, Italy and her father’s parents came from Pontecorvo, Italy. Donna is the first woman to be elected as an officer of the Italo American Club of RI.

Board of Directors

Richard Colasanti

David Coppola

Robert DeSimone

Peter Lombardi, Jr.

Peter Montaquila, Jr.

Thomas Norato

Joseph Rendine
Ex-Officio

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Recent News

Alex & Nappi’s A Night of Doo Wop to Disco

Benefiting The Italo American Club of RI Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm Providence Marriott 1 Orms Street, Providence Rhode Island 02904 $40.00 per person - Includes Full Course Dinner Featuring New England’s Favorite Oldies Group “RONNIE SANDS & LADY D” Contact:...

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Alex & Nappi’s Doo Wop Dance

Benefiting The Italo American Club of RI Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 6:30 pm West Valley Inn - Triple Crown Room 4 Blossom Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 $40.00 per person - Includes Full Course Dinner Featuring New England’s Favorite Oldies Group “REMINISCE” Contact:...

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2015 Inaugural Ceremony

The Italo American Club of RI held their swearing in ceremony of the Officers and Board of Directors on Monday, January 19, 2015. Master of Ceremonies was Joseph Rendine, past President of Italo American Club of RI. In attendance was US Senator Jack Reed, Congressman...

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2014 Officers

Joseph E. Rendine

Joseph E. Rendine

President

Joe has been a lifelong resident of Rhode Island having lived on Vinton Street, Federal Hill and has been a member of the Italo American Club of RI for over 40 years. Joe has served as a Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Board member during those years. Elected President for 2014 year.
Anthony Napolitano

Anthony Napolitano

Vice President

Anthony (Nappy) has been a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, growing up on Federal Hill and has been a member of the Italo American Club of RI for over 10 years. Nappy has been a board member for 4 years and was elected Vice President for 2014.
Michael Gentili

Michael Gentili

Treasurer

Michael is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island growing up in Pawtucket and has been a member of the Italo American Club for 17 years. He has been a board member for over 12 years and was elected Treasurer in 2008 and has served as Treasurer for the past 6 years.
Robert J. DeSimone

Robert J. DeSimone

Secretary

Bob has been a member of the Italo American Club for 35 years serving in various capacities including Secretary and member of the Board of Directors.  A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he is a retired Vice President of Fleet Bank and has provided volunteer service in many community and charitable organizations.  He is a strong advocate of Italian-American heritage.

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