Columbian Foundation


John G. Centanni

Thomas Cinque
Chairman of the Board

Michael V. Calabro, Esq.
First Vice President

Anthony Iuso

Charles DiLorenzo, Esq.
Executive Secretary

John Venezia
Sergeant at Arms

Active Members

  • John Acunto
  • Nicola Bevacqua III
  • Joseph Bonanno
  • Assemblyman Anthony Bucco
  • Michael Calabro, Esq.
  • John Centanni
  • Frank Christiano
  • Thomas Cinque
  • Livio Cioffi
  • Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips
  • Charles DiLorenzo, Esq.
  • Peter F. DiPaolo, M.D.
  • Robert Firetto
  • Victor Galante
  • Thomas A. Gentile, Esq.
  • Pasquale Giannetta, Esq.
  • Mark Guarino
  • Richard Guarino, MD
  • Anthony Iacullo, Esq.
  • Anthony Iuso
  • Stephen Jandoli
  • Vincent LaPaglia, Esq.
  • Alfred Lembo Jr.
  • Ralph Lilore, Esq.
  • Rocco Malanga
  • Samuel Martino
  • Freeholder Thomas Mastrangelo
  • James V. Pomaco, Esq.
  • Robert Petrosine
  • Antonio Prioletti
  • Frank Stagnitto
  • Andrew Vassallo
  • John Venezia Jr.

As a member of the Foundation you would benefit from the spirit of fraternalism, camaraderie and mutual assistance that exists among our members as we strive to fulfill our mission and objectives.The Columbian Foundation would not be able to carry out its scholarships and charitable contributions without the support of its members. The Foundation welcomes the opportunity to attract executive, professional and business persons of Italian decent to participate in improving the economic, educational, cultural, health and social welfare of New Jersey citizens and institutions. The work of philanthropy engaged in by The Columbian Foundation is legendary.

All applications of interested parties must be sponsored by a Foundation member.

  • To apply for membership online, please click here. If you would like to download a membership form, please click here.
  • If you choose to download the form, please submit the completed form to our Membership Chairman, Pasquale Giannetta, at
  • If you choose to mail the form, please submit the completed form to Pasquale Giannetta at 475 Bloomfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07107.
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