THOMAS E. “TOM” DEJULIO
KIWANIS CLUB OF FORDHAM, BRONX, NEW YORK
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Thomas E. “Tom” DeJulio of Bronxville, New York, is immediate past president of Kiwanis International. He was elected president in June 2012 at the 97th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Previously, he served as president-elect, vice president and as an international trustee from 2005-08.

In 1966, Tom joined the Key Club International of Mount Vernon High School and was later a charter president of the Circle K Club at Fordham University. He became a member of the Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon, New York in 1973 and was distinguished president in 1979-80. He has been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Fordham, Bronx, since 1989. 

New York District Governor in 1996-97, Tom served on numerous district leadership and finance committees. As 2012-13 president, Tom guided Kiwanis in various initiatives that follow “best practices” utilized by non-profit organizations and inspired all members to live the Six Objects of Kiwanis under the theme "Our Children, Their Future."

A life member, he is a charter member of the Kiwanis International Foundation’s Heritage Society and is a foundation ambassador, Diamond-level George F. Hixson Fellow and Tablet of Honor recipient. He is a major donor to The Eliminate Project, which strives to rid the world of maternal and neonatal tetanus.

Tom earned his juris doctor degree from Fordham School of Law in 1977 and serves as General Counsel for Fordham University. He is active in his community, supporting the Boy Scouts of America and the Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon.  He is the recipient of the Denzel Washington Community Service award.

Tom’s wife of 38 years, Rosemary, holds a Ph.D from Fordham University and is a 1994-95 past distinguished lieutenant governor, serving six years as master instructor and education chair for the New York District.