PARSIPPANY — Carol Tiesi, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, was elected Division 9 Lieutenant Governor on Tuesday, April 9 at the Division Board Meeting held at the Randolph Diner. Also, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation President Frank Cahill was elected Lieutenant Governor Elect.
Tiesi will start serving her term as Lieutenant Governor on October 1, 2019. She will be sworn in as District 9 Lt. Governor at the annual Kiwanis District Convention held in late August at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. Cahill will shadow her term and then take over in October 2020.
Tiesi joined Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany in December 2009. She served as Vice President from 2012-2013, President from 2013-2014 and Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation President from 2014-2015.
“It will be an honor for me to serve District 9 as Lt. Governor for 2019-2020 and bring my Kiwanis experience and vision to all the clubs in the district,” said Tiesi.
She served on the Board of Directors since 2012 and is presently the chairperson of Community. She also is very involved with Breakfast with Santa at Parsippany Child Day Care Center, Parsippany Fall Festival and School Supply Collection for the Township of Parsippany. She is also a volunteer on the Grand Tasting, Touch-a-Truck and Prevent Child Abuse (Pinwheels for Prevention) committees. She is also the K-Kids Advisor for the past ten years at Littleton School and Captain of the Relay for Life of Morris County Kiwanis Team and Leadership Committee, 2016-2019.
She has been honored with the George F. Hixon Fellowship award in 2011 and was named Kiwanian of the Year in 2016.
Kiwanis Clubs in District 9 include Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, Boonton Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis Club of Morristown, Kiwanis Club of Randolph, Kiwanis Club of Bernardsville, Montville Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis Club of The Chathams, Kiwanis Club of Denville and Kiwanis Club of Somerset Hills.
Cahill who is currently the President of Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation has served as Vice President (2015-2016), President-elect (2016-2017) and President (2017-2018). He has also chaired the Publicity/Website committee since 2014. Currently he handles the volunteers for cooking at Homeless Solutions. Cahill is one of the founding members of Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, charted by Kiwanis International on February 1, 1992.