Buona Fortuna Leadership

Dan Kaestle, President
Joe DelSignore
Joe Del Signore, Vice President
Patricia Russo
Patricia Russo, Immediate Past President
PresidentDan Kaestle
Vice PresidentJoe Del Signore
Immediate Past PresidentPatricia Russo
OratorMatt Rossetto
Recording SecretaryGinny Barberi
Financial SecretaryLori Pope
TreasurerVincent Tucei
TrusteesTiffany Bock
Frank Chiarello
Mia Chiarello
Shayla Kaestle
Diana Mancini
Matt Rossetto
Sally Valletta
Master of CeremoniesAndy Fricano
Mistress of CeremoniesShirley Cotita
Past PresidentsGene Valentino
Mark DeNunzio
Pete Resedean
Joyce Russo Bollenbacher
Brooke Hardy

Auxiliary Roles

Arbitration Commissioners
Ginny Barbieri
Tom Cacciatore
Mark DeNunzio
Andy Fricano
Tod Wilson
Alternate Commissioners
1stDawn Wilson
2ndShayla Kaestle
3rdPatricia Russo
4thBrooke Hardy
5thDiane Fordham

Committee Chairs

BudgetLori Pope
ByLawsMatt Rossetto
CharitiesShayla Kaestle
CommunicationsShayla Kaestle
ElectoralAppointed As Needed
Festa ItalianaMark DeNunzio/Tod Wilson
InvestmentMark DeNunzio
NominatingAppointed As Needed
ScholarshipJoe DelSignore
Seafood FestivalMark DeNunzio
SocialShirley Cotita
TechnologyTom Cacciatore

State and National Leadership

State and National Positions Held by Buona Fortuna Members

Mark DeNunzio — OSDIA Fourth Vice President

Shayla Kaestle — Treasurer, Commission for Social Justice; Trustee, National Sons and Daughters of Italy Foundation

Dan Kaestle — Arbitration Commissioner, Grand Lodge of Florida

Founding Members

Gene Valentino
Bill Zuppa
Bill Zuppa
Rita Somma
Rita Somma
Founding Members
Rita Somma, Bill Zuppa, Gene Valentino

Buona Fortuna Lodge was created in Pensacola, Florida in November 2006 by Gene Valentino, Bill Zuppa, and Rita Somma. We are profoundly grateful to these three founding members for establishing Buona Fortuna Lodge. Their vision and hard work created the wonderful club that local members and the public at large continue to enjoy and benefit from to this day.

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