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Hugh Quinn, Member since 2005; King Lion 2013-2014

Hugh and his wife, Christine, reside in Wayne and are very involved in the community serving as active board members on several civic and religious organizations.

Hugh and Christine operate an accounting firm that bears their name.  Quinn & Quinn, CPAs specializing in accounting & tax matters for small & mid-size companies. Born in Longford, Ireland,  he grew up in New York City.  He likes to golf, read novels, and enjoy an occasional glass of red wine.  Hugh can be reached at hquinn@qq-cpa.com

Joe Hallock – Member since 1976; Treasurer 2013 – 2014

Joe is a partner in the Wayne law firm of Hallock & Cammarota, LLP where he specializes in estate planning and administration.

Joe was King Lion in 1982 - 1983, and has served as the Editor of the Lions Tales since 1990. He enjoys golf and winters in Orlando, and serving as a director of Sisco Village senior housing.

Born and raised in South Paterson, Joe and wife Ellen have resided in Wayne since 1967. They have a daughter and two wonderful grandchildren. He can be reached at joehallock@aol.com.

Joe Balzarotti – Member since 1985; Secretary 2013 – 2015

Joe is the owner of TJ’s Sportwide Trophy & Promotional Products, located in Randolph, NJ.  He and his wife Joyce have been residents of Wayne for more than 40 years.   Joe joined the Lions in 1985 and has served as the club’s secretary for the past 10 years; he is a past president of the club and a recipient of the prestigious Lions International “Melvin Jones Award”.

Joe is currently the president of Wayne Township’s Wayne Day Festival board of directors and has served on the board since the event’s inception which was initiated by the Wayne Lions club in 1991.

He enjoys spending time with his family and his six grandchildren at the beach and especially watching them participate in their many sporting events.   He enjoys playing golf & fishing and can be reached at jbalzarott@optonline.net

Paul Ciavarella – Member since 2009; 1st VP 2013 – 2014; King Lion 2015 - 2016

Paul became a member of the Wayne Lions as a way to give back to his community. He and his wife Eileen (Gerne) both spent their childhoods in Wayne. When they met as adults and were married, they moved to Pompton Plains where they raised their four children. Paul is the Committee Chairman for the Lions Annual Golf Outing.

On a professional note, Paul is a Financial Advisor with Park Avenue Securities and Guardian Life Insurance of America. He helps families and business owners protect, grow and enjoy their wealth. To reach Paul email him at paulciavarella1@gmail.com.

 

 

Carol Federici

Carol Federici - Member since 2010

Carol served as Lion Tamer and on several committees in the past.

She has lived in Wayne the past 50 years where she raised six children. She now enjoys 8

grandchildren and is a sales associate at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Sales associate

at Vicinity Media Group. Carol has been part of the the Wayne Day committee and a real asset to the organization.

She can be reached at federici1947@yahoo.com.

 

Jim Sandford – Member since 2000 - Membership Chairman 2013-2014 and served as club Secretary from 2001-2003), VP 2003, and President 2004-2005.

Jim is married to Loretta and they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. He graduated from Passaic Valley HS in 1953 and Lafayette College 1957. He worked as an industrial engineer for 5 years and then as a teacher at Wayne Hills HS for 29 yrs. He has lived in Wayne for 56 yrs.  He plays the guitar as a hobby. The Lions Club has been a great experience for him .  He is grateful for the friendships that he has of all the members of the Lions Club. Jim can be reached at JFLSandford@aol.com

 

Joe Bubba, Jr. – Member since 2012

Joe is an insurance agent located in Wayne, NJ, in addition to being an Administrative Analyst for the State of NJ for about 25 years.  A life-long resident of Wayne and past Interact Chairman with the Wayne Rotary Club and Governmental Liaison to the Lionshead Lake Property Owners Association, Joe was eager to purchase his home in Wayne at the age of 23 and continues to reside in the community he grew up in.

Joe Joined the Lions Club in 2012 and intends to reinforce his involvement with the Lions Club upon his State Retirement in 2016.  He can be reached at JBubbaJr@gmail.com.

Dave Belgard

David Belgard - member since 2015 - Co-Chair of the Leo Club - 2015 3rd Vice President

David is the president of The Belgard Group - Farmers Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance Specialist since 1986.  He is also a member of North Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

He has lived in Wayne since 1977...raised three boys who have all gone through the Wayne School system. He has been married to his lovely wife since 1987.

David is a graduate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

He can be reached at dbelgard@farmersagent.com.

 

Ken Gorski - President from 2001 to 2002. 

Ken and his lovely wife Judy have been long-time residents of Wayne. Ken has a dental practice at 782 Valley Rd in Wayne

 

 

Albert Ruffini – Member since 1994.  Lion of the Year 1998; Extraordinary Service Award 1999, 2008; Certificate of Appreciation 2011

 

 Al is a retired Wayne Hills High School science teacher and is currently Chairman of the Wayne Leos Committee.

 

 

Charlie Tumminello – Member since 1970; Presidents Award 2001; Outstanding Service Award 2004, 2012; Certificate of Appreciation 2011

 

 

Lou Barresi – Member since 1981; President’s Award 2012

 

 

 

John Cosmi – Member since 1983

 

 

 

Lou Zecca – Member since 1984; President’s Award 2005

 

 

 

Rich Herman – Member since 1987

 

 

 

Jerry Speziale – Member since 1987

 

 

 

Len Locantore – Member since 1990

 

 

Dominic Augurusa – Member since 1991

 

 

 

Ed Feliciano – Member since 1995

 

 

 

John Taggart – Member since 2001

 

 

Joe Csenscits – Member since 2001; Outstanding Service Award 2009, President’s Special Plaque 2011

 

 

 

Tim Coppo – Member 2004

 

 

 

Harold Condie – Member since 2006; Outstanding Service Award 2008; Certificate of Appreciation 2011; Lion of the Year 2013

 

 

Denyse Motola – Member since 2008; Lion of the Year 2011

 

 

Marty Bookman – Member since 2010;  King Lion 2017-

Lion of the Year 2012; President’s Award in 2013; Mayor’s Letter Plaque 2015; martinneil@earthlink.net

 

 

 

 

Tony Voglio – Member since 2011

 

Kimberlee Yilmaz, 2nd Vice President, Member since 2012

As a Wayne resident for over 48 years, Kimberlee enjoys giving back to her community through volunteering. She has previously donated her time to Chilton Memorial Hospital, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), as a Soccer Coach for the Winter Indoor Soccer Program at the Wayne Boys and Girls Club and as the Initiator and a Coach for the Grade 5 After School Soccer Program at the charter school where she taught for several years in Irvington, NJ.   

Kimberlee has been employed in the field of education for over 17 years and is dually certified to teacher both Pre-School and Elementary school-aged children. She has recently received “Teacher of the Year” award and is a member of her school’s Climate and Culture Committee in East Orange, NJ. Prior to becoming a teacher, Kimberlee had been employed as a Bank Officer heading up the Department of Policy and Procedure, held a seat on the Retail Banking Advisory Board and on the Regional Task Force Committee as a liaison between Administration and Retail Services for a bank which serviced the tri-state area.      

Kimberlee is Co-Chair of our Tricky Tray Committee, lives with her husband and their two cats, enjoys photography and spending time at the beach.   

 

 

 

Sam Hayek - Member since 2015

 

 

Matt Holly – Member since 2016

 

 Wayne Lions Club Presidents                             
                      
        Term                  Lion                                          Term                  Lion 
                        
    1960    -    1961    William M. Swift                  2015 - 2017        Paul Ciavarella
    1961    -    1962    Irwin W. Suslak                  2017 -                 Marty Bookman
    1962    -    1963    Bernard J. Lachnicht    
    1963    -    1964    Irwin J. Feit    
    1964    -    1965    Edward Behrman    
    1965    -    1966    I. Ben Sinatra    
    1966    -    1967    Jesse L. Tullman    
    1967    -    1968    Otto V. Trignano    
    1968    -    1969    Carl J. Silodor    
    1969    -    1970    Bernard J. Lachnicht    
    1970    -    1971    John E. Bergen    
    1971    -    1972    Dominick Faucetta    
    1972    -    1973    Wilbur Marusich    
    1973    -    1974    George Chanda    
    1974    -    1975    Edward Wurzberg    
    1975    -    1976    Donald A. Rosenfelt    
    1976    -    1977    Chris Miele    
    1977    -    1978    Merl E. Shupp    
    1978    -    1979    Robert E. Wright    
    1979    -    1980    Jack B. Ehrich    
    1980    -    1981    Edward A. Lenczak    
    1981    -    1982    John Trignano    
    1982    -    1983    Joseph A. Hallock    
    1983    -    1984    Irwin J. Feit    
    1984    -    1985    J. Norman Schwarz    
    1985    -    1986    John E. Bergen    
    1986    -    1987    Sidney A. Mintz    
    1987    -    1988    Louis J. Barresi    
    1988    -    1989    Harry M. Sylvester    
    1989    -    1990    Charles C. Tumminello    
    1990    -    1991    Joseph Balzarotti    
    1991    -    1992    JimHayek        
    1992    -    1993    Joseph Domino    
    1993    -    1994    Richard A. Herman    
    1994    -    1995    Louis Zecca    
    1995    -    1996    Mario R. Rosellini    
    1996    -    1997    Thomas H. Murray    
    1997    -    1998    Michael W. Lovullo    
    1998    -    1999    Edward A. Otto    
    1999    -    2000    Louis J. Barresi    
    2000    -    2001    Albert Ruffini    
    2001    -    2002    Kenneth N. Gorski    
    2002    -    2003    Louis Zecca    
    2003    -    2004    Thomas Brozowski    
    2004    -    2005    James F. Sandford    
    2005    -    2006    John K. Taggart    
    2006    -    2007    Joseph F. Csencsits    
    2007    -    2008    Mario R. Rosellini    
    2008    -    2009    Mario R. Rosellini    
    2009    -    2010    Henry F. Wilczewski    
    2010    -    2011    Henry F. Wilczewski    
    2011    -    2012    Albert Ruffini    
    2012    -    2013    Albert Ruffini    
    2013    -    2014    Hugh Quinn    
    2014    -    2015    Hugh Quinn

 

   
                        

 

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