Board Roles and Responsibilities, 2017

Our board members are the fiduciaries who steer Festa Italiana Seattle towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies. Over the years they’ve ensured we have adequate resources to advance our mission and we appreciate their service.


Executive Director: Dennis Caldirola
President: Joanne Spino Marchese
Vice President: Michele Guerrini
Secretary: Martin Nigrelle
Treasurer: Mike Carrosino


Doug DeLaurenti
Gary Galeotti
Nancy Grossi
Cathy Mettler
Joel Patience


Remo Borracchini
Richard Bruno
Dorene Centioli-McTigue
Nick Grossi
Nello Prissinotti

In Memoriam

Photo of Constantino

Tino Lazzaretti
March 23, 1928 – June 30, 2010

Photo of Carolyn Jackson

Carolyn Jackson
August 11, 1926 – April 20, 2012

Photo of Catherine Orsi

Catherine Orsi
March 9, 1958 – March 14, 2016