Perugia Committee

Since 1992, Grand Rapids and Perugia have been joined as “Cittă Gemelle”, Sister Cities.

Meeting regularly on the first Tuesday of the month, the Perugia Sister City committee is comprised of individuals of Italian origin and/or those with a passion for the country, culture and language.

Members support the goals of Grand Rapids Sister Cities International whose mission is to build relationships between Grand Rapids and its sister cities by promoting understanding and mutual respect through exchanges in culture, art, education, and community and economic development.

Perugia Committee Members:

  • Priscilla Boike – Acting Chair
  • Marlene De Blasio – Acting Vice-Chair
  • Denise Taylor – Secretary
  • Leonardo Tombelli – Treasurer
  • Rina Sala-Baker – Past Chair
  • Dr. Ruggero Battan
  • Bonnie Burke
  • Sharai DeLong
  • Emily Frigo
  • Linda Koster
  • Kaylee Kruzan
  • Anna Marotti
  • Patte Dooley
  • Adam White
  • Andrea Darling
  • Delia Bertoni
  • Sarah Quirk