Press Release - Dole/Kemp 1996 Announces Its National Italian Americans Steering Commitee, Co-Chairs & Honorary Co-Chairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Dole/Kemp '96 campaign today announced its leadership for the National Italian Americans for Dole/Kemp '96 coalition. The national coalition is chaired by Frank D. Stella, Chairman of F.D. Stella Products, Incorporated in Detroit, Michigan.
In announcing the coalition, Stella noted the achievements and diversity of these outstanding Italian Americans from business, industry, sport, entertainment, and government. The coalition will help to carry the Dole/Kemp '96 message to Italian Americans nationwide.
"I am proud to present to you these distinguished Italian American leaders who join with me today in support of the Dole/Kemp ticket. These individuals work hard each and every day in making their communities a better place. They share Bob Dole and Jack Kemp's commitment of a 15% tax cut for working Americans, a strong work ethic, love of family, and love of country. We welcome Italian Americans in every community to our team and hope you will work with us to elect these two great leaders to the highest office in the United States," Stella said.
To follow, the National Italian Americans for Dole/Kemp Honorary Co-Chairs list, the Co-Chairs list, and its National Steering Committee list:
Hon. Sonny Bono, U.S. House of Representatives, 44th District, California
Hon. Alfonse D'Amato, United States Senate, State of New York
Mr. Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr., Owner, San Francisco 49ers Football Team, California
Hon. Pete Domenici, United States Senate, State of New Mexico
Hon. Dan Frisa, U.S. House of Representatives, 4th District, New York
Hon. Rick Lazio, U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd District, New York
Hon. Frank Lo Biondo, U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd District, New Jersey
Hon. Joe Malone, State Treasurer & Receiver General, Boston, Massachusetts
Hon. Don Manzullo, U.S. House of Representatives, 16th District, Illinois
Hon. Bill Martini, U.S. House of Representatives, 8th District, New Jersey
Hon. John Mica, U.S. House of Representatives, 7th District, Florida
Hon. Susan Molinari, U.S. House of Representatives, 13th District, New York
Hon. Connie Morella, U.S. House of Representatives, 8th District, Maryland
Mr. Joe Paterno, Head Coach, Penn State University, Pennsylvania
Hon. Marge Roukema, U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District, New Jersey
Hon. Rick Santorum, United States Senate, State of Pennsylvania
Hon. Dennis Vacco, Attorney General, State of New York
Hon. Dave Weldon, U.S. House of Representatives, 15th District, Florida
Mr. Randolph Agley, Chairman, The Talon Group, Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Thomas Angott, President, Quaker Maid Ice-Cream, Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Joseph Antonini, JEA Enterprises, Troy, Michigan
Mr. John J. Cafaro, Executive Vice President, The Cafaro Company, Youngstown, Ohio
Hon. Frank Carlucci, Chairman, The Carlyle Group, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Jim Cicconi, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, D.C.
Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli, Physician Neurologist, Burlington, Vermont
Mrs. Patricia de Stacy Harrison, President, Capital Leadership Services, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Joseph Del Rasso, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, L.L.P., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mr. Edward Di Loretto, Di Loretto Enterprises, Downer, California
Dr. Michael Dogali, Chairman, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, University of California at Irvine
Hon. Frank J. Donatelli, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Anthony J. Fabrizio, Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates, Alexandria, Virginia
Mrs. Rosemary Licata, Member, national Italian American Foundation, California
Mr. John E. Lobbia, Chairman and CEO, The Detroit Edison Company, Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Paul Manafort, Davis, Manafort, and Stone, Alexandria, Virginia
Mr. Antonio M. Marinelli, Board Member, National Italian American Foundation, Maryland
Mr. Vincenzo Marra, President, Stella International, New York, New York
Dr. Rocco Martino, Chairman, XRT Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania
Amb. Peter Secchia, former Ambassador to Italy, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mr. Pier Francesco Talenti, Chairman/CEO of Detroit Testing Laboratory, Warren, Michigan
Dr. Anthony Tersigni, Ed.D., President and CEO, St. John Health Systems, Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Dean Valente, President, Italian American Bar Association of Michigan
Mr. Mark Valente III, President, MV 3 & Associates, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Adrienne Vittadini, Fashion Designer, New York, New York
NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE
Hon. Matthew Amorello, State Senator, 2nd Worcester District, Massachusetts
Dr. Jay Avello, Academic Dean, American Military University, Manassas Park, Virginia
Mr. Basil Battaglia, Chairman, Delaware Republican Pary, Wilmington, Delaware
Ms. Janis Berry, Esq., Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts
Mr. Mario Bisile, north Hampton County Republican Party, Pennsylvania
Mrs. Judy Biviano Lloyd, President, Biviano Lloyd Consulting, Arlington, Virginia
Mr. Philip Boncore, Esq., Vice President, national Italian
American Bar Accociation and Second Vice President, Order of the Sons of Itly, Boston, Massachusetts
Hon. Betty Bonura, Councilwomen-at-Large, kenner, Louisana
Mr. Anthony Caligiuri, Chief of Staff to Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, Washington, DC
Mr. Stephen A. Cambone, Senior Fellow, national Institute for Public Policy, Fairfax, Virginia
Mr. Sam Cannella, President, Accurate Mold & Injection Corporation, Montville, New Jersey
Mr. Mario Cano, Director, Maritime Overseas, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Mr. Tony Cardillo, esp., Attorneu, Parker, Chapin, Flattau & Kliml, New York
Mr. Anthony Caruso, Esq., Partner, Picillo-Caruson, Morris Plaines, New Jersey
Mr. Dominick Caruso III, President, C & L Contracting, Bridgewater New Jersey
Mr. Mario Castaldo, Mario Castaldo Auto Dealers, New York
Dr. Giulio Cavallo, Physicain, Bronx lebanon Hospital, New York
Mr. Tony Cerullo, Rai, Italian TV, New York, New York
Mr. Frank Cesarale, State Chairman, Veterans for Dole/Kemp '96, Boston, Massachusetts
Mr. John F. Chiaia, Esq., Partner, Chiaia & von Schamburg, Jersey City, New Jersey
Ms. Christine Ciccone, U.S. Senate Committee on Government Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Barrie Ciliberti, Maryland House of Delegates, Montgomery County, Maryland
Ms. Marie Ciliberti, Italian Americans & Labor for Dole/Kemp '96, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Francesco Cioce, New York State
Hon. Marion Crecco, Assemblywoman, District 34, Blommfield, New Jersey
Dr. Mario A. Criscito, M.D., President, Clara Maass Medical Staff, Livingston, New Jersey
Mr. Peter D'Alessandro, Campaign Manager, Rick Lazio for Congress, Bayshore, New York
Mrs. Carmela Daniele, President, Gift Baskets by Carmela, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Mr. Frank Daniele, President, Daniele Internation, Springfield, Massachusetts
Hon. Paul DeGatano, Assembly Speaker, Trenton, New Jersey
Mr. Kevin DelGobbo, Town Burgess and candidate for State Legislature, Naugatuck, Connecticut
Hon. Louis DeLuca, State Senator, Woodbury, Connecticut
Hon. Chris DePino, State Representative, Republican Party Chairman, New Haven, Connecticut
Mr. Art DeSorbo, Republican party State Central Committee, East Haven, Connecticut
Capt. Emanuele DiCasagrande, Vice President, Mediterranean Shipping Co., Baltimore, Maryland
Ms. Rita DiCasagrande, Alexandria, Virginia
Hon. Donald DiFrancesco, State Senate President, Trenton, New Jersey
Mrs. Lynette DiPatta, owner, DiPatta School of Dance, Inc., Chalmette, Louisiana
Mr. Philip James DiPatta, Partner, Property One, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mr. Louis DiRosa, Jr., Republican State Central Committee, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mr. Pasquale Donatiello, Sylvium Imports, New York
Ms. Delia Donne, Former Mayor, Torrington, Connecticut
Hon. Frank Esposito, Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
Mrs. Michelle Fabrizio, Alexandria, Virginia
Dr. Robert Filippone, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, Massachusetts
Ms. Christina Fontinelli, Entertainer/Singer, Hoboken, New Jersey
Hon. Angelo Fusco, State Rep. & Co-Chair, Veterans for Dole/Kemp, Southington, Connecticut
Ms. Josephine Gabino, former NYS Commissioner of Civil Service, Albany, New York
Mr. John Giacometto, Pilot, Great Falls, Montana
Mr. Leo Giacometto, Chief of Staff to Senator Conrad Burns, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Louis Giacometto, Rancher, Belle Creek, Montana
Mr. Nick Giambelluca, Jefferson Parish Council Metarie, Louisiana
Hon. Phil Giordano, Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut
Mr. Ron Gravino, Treasurer, Committee for Responsible Government, Mercer Co., New Jersey
Mr. Peter Iavino, Esq., Attorney, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Gerald Labriola, former GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, Naugatuck, Connecticut
Mr. Ralph LaGamba, Chairman and CEO, Mediterranean Auto Imports, New York
Mr. Joseph P. LaSala, Esq., Partner McElroy Deutsch & Mulvancy, North Caldwell, New Jersey
Mr. Sal LoBreglio, New York City Detective (Retired), New York
Mr. Ralph Macarelli, GOP Party State Central Committee, New Haven, Connecticut
Mr. Angelo Merenda, Merenda Jewelry, Incorporated, New York
Mr. Frank Naccari, Naccari Construction Company, New York
Dr. James Orisini, M.D., Director of Medical Oncology, Clara Maass Medical Center, New Jersey
Dr. Paul Palombo, Professor of Literature, Fordham University, New York
Hon. John Piscopo, State Representative, Thomaston, Connecticut
Mr. Frank Porto, Republican Party State Central Committee, North Haven, Connecticut
Hon. Chris Scalzo, State Representative, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Hon. Lee Scarpetti, State Senator, Trumbull, Connecticut
Mr. Joseph Scudero, Association of General Contractors, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador David Smith, President, Global Horizons, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Mr. Vincent Socci, Republican Party State Central Committee, New Canaan, Connecticut
Mr. John S. Spagnola, Former NFL Player, Philadelphia Eagles, Pennsylvania
Mr. Luca Spensieri, New York State
Mr. Giuseppe Taricani, Vice President, G.E. Capitol, Los Angeles, California
Hon. Joseph Testa, Franklin County Auditor, Columbus, Ohio
Hon. Patrick Tiberi, Ohio House of Representatives, 26th District, Northland, Ohio
Mr. Frank Ventresca, Italian American Radio. Warrington, Pennsylvania
Dr. Kevin Vigilante, Physician, Providence, Rhode Island
Mr. Richard Vigilante, Vice President, Regnery Publishing, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Daniel Vitiello, Reston, Virginia
For more information about Italian Americans for Dole/Kemp '96, please contact Judy Biviano Lloyd or Robert Filippone, National Directors, at Dole/Kemp Headquarters '96 at (202) 682-3223.
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