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John J. "Jack" Lancellotta, is the Executive Director of the JAYCEE Alumni Education and Library Foundation, a fiscal and organizational public entity that was established in 1990 to enhance the educational, charitable, leadership development, and community action programs of time-driven tenets of United States Junior Chamber., JCI, JCI Senate {The United States Junior Chamber (JAYCEES), and related groups that gives youth & young people the tools they need to build the bridges of success for themselves in the areas of business development, management skills, individual training, community service and international connections.} The objectives of the JAYCEE Alumni Education & Library Foundation provides funding for various programs of the local junior chamber in the areas of program promotions/public relations, charitable/medical causes, educational measures and library services along with the main purpose to cooperatively assist as a purveyor of quality community development.

The JAYCEE Alumni  Education & Library Foundation also aims to fund special Junior Chamber projects organized and managed by the local chapter(s). To qualify for these funds, projects must have a direct impact on local communities, Rhode Island, our nation and international affairs. Lancellotta, a 1982 graduate of the Roger Williams College Law Center of Paralegal Studies, with majors < cum laude> in Political Science and Public Administration, has served in the Providence Office of former U.S. Senator Claiborne deb. Pell, the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office of Public Protection and as a policy advisor with the Narragansett Bay Commission. He has been appointed and elected to public office to such positions as the Pawtuxet River Walkway Project, Regional Stormwater Management Commission,Tree Conservation Board and Pawtuxet River Authority and Watershed Council. In addition to being a representative on several parish councils, he serves on numerous charitable committees in being certified by the Diocese of Providence with its St. Vincent de Paul Society and holding membership in countless fraternal, conservational and charitable organizations. Lancellotta has " volunteered " hundreds of hours of time in the seven(7) year development of the JAYCEE Corridor & Arboretum, the award-winning nature lane and community esplanade, that has become a statewide attraction of volunteer affairs on Earth Day, Ecology Weekend & Peace Prayer Ceremony, Corporate Care Days, National Public Lands Day and Make A Difference Day. The Corridor & Arboretum, is the portal entrance to the state Senator Donald Roch RIVERWALK, the 1.3 mile wilderness trail, whose confluence is tracked along the northern and southern branches of Scituate and Coventry, respectively, with its main stem flowing through Cranston and draining into Narragansett Bay at Pawtuxet Cove. Such laudable efforts have been influential in the adoption of local tree care and preservation laws, the nationwide certification as a Tree City/USA community by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the hosting of regional projects such as the R.I. Tree Council's Tree Steward's Program. He has also been a tremendous teaching volunteer with the Junior Achievement of R.I.,liaison for scouting projects,coordinator with ethnic associations, facilitator with college service learning and mentoring for JAYCEES programming. Lancellotta, has also giving his time to many fundraising and philanthropic events for the JAYCEES as the Holiday Help Fund and Change Charities/Candy Cane Exchange, where funding assists visitations at nursing facilities, group homes and other community enhancement projects. He is also the proud recipient of the "PARTNERS In PHILANTHROPY 2005 AWARD"" - RI Association of Professional Fundraisers and * A PRESIDENTIAL LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD 2005 Recipient < 43rd Pres. Bush > via the Volunteer Center of Rhode Island & City of Warwick Proclamation

Location: W. Warwick (Kent County) RI
Occupation: Public Administrator
Registered: 03/10/2006
Last login: 10/09/2023
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