Charles "Chuck" Gugliuzza
Homestead, Florida, USA

Gugliuzza, Chuck

Charles “Chuck” Gugliuzza, Homestead, Florida, USA, was elected to a three-year term as trustee of Kiwanis International in July 2017 at the Kiwanis International convention in Paris, France.

Chuck has been a member of the Homestead-South Dade Kiwanis Club for 15 years.

He is a George F. Hixson Fellow, a Walter Zeller Fellow and is a member of the Tablet of Honor. He is a member of the Kiwanis Children’s Fund Founder’s Circle and has ridden on the Rose Parade Kiwanis Float. He holds The Eliminate Project Centennial Award, The Eliminate Project Recognition Award and was an Eliminate Project major donor. He also was an Eliminate Project district coordinator and advocate and participated in a site visit to Senegal for The Eliminate Project.

Chuck has served as a distinguished club president and has been Kiwanian of the Year. He has been a distinguished lieutenant governor and governor and holds the Florida District Honorary Lifetime Award.
He has received the Florida Key Club Key of Honor Award. He has attended 15 district conventions and has served as a Formula Team counselor. He is a Ralph Davis Fellow, Diamond Level, and a Robert W. Thal Lifetime Sustaining Member Fellow. He also funds a $500 annual CKI scholarship.

Chuck has worked with The Formula team to open seven new clubs. He has sponsored more than 20 new members and is a charter member of the Palmetto Bay Club, which he opened.

Outside Kiwanis, Chuck is a business owner with interests in accounting and property management. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Toastmasters and is a board member of the Little Angels Foundation. He received the Homestead/South Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award, the Homestead City Council Community Service and Kindness Award and is a past board member and director of the Chamber of Commerce.

He is a graduate of Moravian College and holds an MBA from Seton Hall University.

With his wife, Emilia, he has organized a Holiday Santa Program that provides gifts to more than 7,000 children in South Florida and Colombia. Chuck plays Santa every year and his wife is Mrs. Claus.  He also enjoys reading, travel and community service.