Valerie Peroni | Reedley College Center for the Arts

Valerie Peroni | Reedley College Center for the Arts

North Fresno Rotary Club of Fresno
Event Cost

$15 - Lunch and presentation
$5 - Presentation and beverages (coffee/water)

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Business Casual

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Add to Calendar 2019-03-28 12:00:00 2019-03-28 12:00:00 Valerie Peroni | Reedley College Center for the Arts

About Valerie J. Pieroni

Valerie Pieroni retired from the County of Los Angeles were she designed and implemented the award winning Totally Against Graffiti (TAG), a public outreach and educational program to combat graffiti. She was responsible for managing a budget of $15.2 million with more than $5 million raised from the private sector. During her career with the County, she served in multiple capacities throught the Chief Administrative Office including: Interim Department head for Mental Health, lobbying in Washington on health related & crime issues; and creating an alternative employee transportation program.

Prior to joining the County and after retirement, Mrs. Pieroni was privately employed gaining extensive experience in fundraising, nonprofit development, government operations, redevelopment, transportations demands, budget analysis, contract administration, and media relations. She directed legislative research/analysis in local/state lobbying efforts representing various topics including water shortage, dental practices, emergency physicians, and small business issues.

She has earned two master Degrees; one in Business Administration from UCLA and one in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton. She is certified in mediation and transportation demand management, and conflict resolution.

Presently, she is responsible for managing the Capital Campaign for the State Center Community College - Reedley College Center for Fine & Performing Arts. Ground breaking is scheduled for late 2020.

She is an honorary member of East Fresno Rotary where her husband has been a member since 1980. When Valerie is not working on fundraising projects either professionally or volunteering she enjoys traveling with her husband and entertaining family and friends in their home.

About John

John Leal was elected to the Board of Trustees in November of 2012 and represents Area 3. Trustee Leal is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and attended Fresno City College. He holds a bachelor of arts in Spanish (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University, Fresno and holds a lifetime Standard Secondary Teaching Credential.

Mr. Leal earned his Administrative Services Credential Clear Professional and a Master of Arts in education from Fresno Pacific University and has served in K-12 administrative leadership positions including Principal of Caruthers High School and Assistant Principal at his alma mater, Roosevelt High School.

Mr. Leal also served as the Boys’ Varsity Soccer Coach for Clovis West High School where he established the soccer program and his team won a valley championship. In addition, Mr. Leal holds three licenses as a soccer referee and referee instructor (University, High School and Amateur) and continues to stay active by refereeing soccer matches throughout the valley.

Now retired, Mr. Leal enjoys spending time with his family, sailing, golfing and continues to serve his community through numerous boards and committees. He and his wife, Vera, have four children.

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Valerie Peroni

About Valerie J. Pieroni

Valerie Pieroni retired from the County of Los Angeles were she designed and implemented the award winning Totally Against Graffiti (TAG), a public outreach and educational program to combat graffiti. She was responsible for managing a budget of $15.2 million with more than $5 million raised from the private sector. During her career with the County, she served in multiple capacities throught the Chief Administrative Office including: Interim Department head for Mental Health, lobbying in Washington on health related & crime issues; and creating an alternative employee transportation program.

Prior to joining the County and after retirement, Mrs. Pieroni was privately employed gaining extensive experience in fundraising, nonprofit development, government operations, redevelopment, transportations demands, budget analysis, contract administration, and media relations. She directed legislative research/analysis in local/state lobbying efforts representing various topics including water shortage, dental practices, emergency physicians, and small business issues.

She has earned two master Degrees; one in Business Administration from UCLA and one in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton. She is certified in mediation and transportation demand management, and conflict resolution.

Presently, she is responsible for managing the Capital Campaign for the State Center Community College - Reedley College Center for Fine & Performing Arts. Ground breaking is scheduled for late 2020.

She is an honorary member of East Fresno Rotary where her husband has been a member since 1980. When Valerie is not working on fundraising projects either professionally or volunteering she enjoys traveling with her husband and entertaining family and friends in their home.

About John

John Leal was elected to the Board of Trustees in November of 2012 and represents Area 3. Trustee Leal is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and attended Fresno City College. He holds a bachelor of arts in Spanish (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University, Fresno and holds a lifetime Standard Secondary Teaching Credential.

Mr. Leal earned his Administrative Services Credential Clear Professional and a Master of Arts in education from Fresno Pacific University and has served in K-12 administrative leadership positions including Principal of Caruthers High School and Assistant Principal at his alma mater, Roosevelt High School.

Mr. Leal also served as the Boys’ Varsity Soccer Coach for Clovis West High School where he established the soccer program and his team won a valley championship. In addition, Mr. Leal holds three licenses as a soccer referee and referee instructor (University, High School and Amateur) and continues to stay active by refereeing soccer matches throughout the valley.

Now retired, Mr. Leal enjoys spending time with his family, sailing, golfing and continues to serve his community through numerous boards and committees. He and his wife, Vera, have four children.

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Parking behind Chesterfields Antiques and Plaza Ventana Mexican Restaurants

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