VALERIA GRINGERI
KIWANIS CLUB BERGAMO OROBICO, ITALY
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION TRUSTEE

Valeria Gringeri of Bergamo, Italy, was appointed to the Kiwanis International Foundation Board as a trustee in October 2012. 

In 1993, she helped start the Kiwanis Club of Bergamo Orobico and actively participates in the club, first as its secretary and then as treasurer. During 1999-2000, she served as the club’s first female president.

She served as the Italy-San Marino District’s first female lieutenant governor in 2006-07, and in 2009-10, she became the district’s first female governor.

She has also served on various Kiwanis committees, including as chairwoman of the women’s committee for the Italy-San Marino District in 2007-08; a member of the European Committee for Women in 2008-09; and the Kiwanis International Women’s Advisory Committee in 2011-12. 

Valeria is George F. Hixson Fellow and Charter Walter Zeller Fellow. 

Valeria is married to Piero Grasso, a past Kiwanis International trustee. She works with her husband at a law firm, handling administration and accounting. They have a daughter, Licia, a son, Filippo, and two granddaughters.