Meet the Kiwanis International Vice President


Peter J. Mancuso
North Bellmore, New York, USA

Peter Mancuso

Peter Mancuso of North Bellmore, New York, USA, was elected to a one-year term as vice president at the 104th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida in June 2019. He was elected as a trustee of Kiwanis International in June 2016 at the 101st Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Peter has been a member of the Kiwanis Club of East Meadow for 32 years. He is a past president of the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, which was then known as the Kiwanis International Foundation. He served as distinguished governor of the New York District in the 2003-04 administrative year, distinguished lieutenant governor from 1996-97, and is a past distinguished president of his club. He has been honored as Kiwanian of the Year by his club and division. Peter has chaired numerous club, district and international committees on outreach, growth, finance and leadership, among others.

Peter is a Diamond Level George F. Hixson Fellow; Diamond Level Walter Zeller Fellow; and Centennial Award and Table of Honor recipient. He holds Life Member status and belongs to the Kiwanis International Foundation Heritage Society and Kiwanis Leadership Society.

Peter is employed an assistant district attorney, assigned to the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. He earned his B.S. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his law degree from the Cornell University Law School. He is a past president of the Nassau County, NY Bar Association; past president of the East Meadow, NY Chamber of Commerce; and past president of the MIT Club of Long Island. Peter is also a past dean of the Nassau Academy of Law.

Peter and his wife Karen have two adult children, Stephen and Cathy, and one grandchild, Samuel. In his free time, Peter likes to exercise, read, watch movies and sports, and listen to old time radio.

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