Our Officers

Order Sons of Italy Pikes Peak Lodge #2870


Mark Fini

President
Mark is a Colorado native born in Pueblo and raised in Walsenburg. All of ...

Rich Ward

Vice President
Rich Ward is a Colorado Springs native. He went to Mitchell HS and Western ...

Jennifer Strand

Recording Secretary
Jennifer Strand was born June 2nd, 1962 in Waco,TX to a military father (Jim ...

Lila Mori

Treasurer/Financial Secretary
Lila Joined the Sons of Italy Lodge 2870 in August 2014. She is a third ...

Carlo Montera

Lodge Founder
Carl Montera was born in Pueblo, Colorado in 1924, first generation Italian, ...

Tony Rodasta

Founder
A native of Colorado, born in Pueblo, BA in Business from University of ...

Mike Patti

Master of Ceremonies
I have been a pharmacist for 37 years now and my avocation for the last 20 ...

Fred Darpino

Founder and State Trustee

Scott D'Amour

Trustee

Scott Turner

Truatee
In 1906 Scott’s family watched the San Francisco fire from the hills surrou...

Vicki Darpino

Trustee

John Nicocia

Trustee

Lisa Dell Amour

Trustee

Marilyn Munkres

Mistress of Ceremonies
Marilyn was born in New York City and is a first generation American. Her ...

Gina Franciamore-Knaack

Immediate Past President
Gina was born in Pueblo, Colorado and moved to Colorado Spring when she was ...

Jim Ambuehl

Guard
I was born in Denver, CO, and graduated from the University of Denver with a ...

Diane Varlesi

Chaplain
Diane Marie Varlesi was born April 5, 1944 in the Italian neighborhood of ...