District Governor

The District Governor 2019-20 for District 2110, Sicily and Malta is Valerio Cimino.   

Valerio Cimino was born in San Cataldo on September 9th, 1964. He is married to Giusy Vicari, they have two children: Cinzia , a Pharmacy grad-student, and Carlo, a student in Computer Engineering.

He graduated with honours from the Faculty of Pharmacy and specialised with honours in Hospital Pharmacy as well as in Chemistry and Food Technologies.  He owns a Pharmacy in San Cataldo but he is also a journalist and publicist. He is the author of over 30 books regarding different topics covering pharmaceutical legislation, the environment, local history and ethno-antropology.  He has taught the Level II University Master programs and in multiple refresher courses for pharmacists. He is Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Society of Latin Mediterranean, the Editor in Chief of the Clinical Pharmacy Journal , and a member of the supervisory body of the Italian Society of Clinical Pharmacy.

The Governor is provincial treasurer of Assostampa , vice-president  of the Catholic Union of the Italian Press, and an active member in the Social Communications Office of the Caltanissetta Diocese. Founder of the Caltanissetta WWF Section in 1980, he was its chairman for 12 years. He is a member of the Caltanissetta Provincial Scientific Council of Natural Heritage. He is a Magistral Grace Knight of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and Knight of Merit of the Costantinian Order of Saint George.

He is provincial Delegate of the Italian Federation of Photographic Associations. He was national vice-president of the National Federation of Young Pharmacists and national councilor of the Italian Association of Organ Donors.

He was Rotaract member from 1982 to 1994 and president of Caltanissetta Rotaract in 1983-1984 and 1990-1991. He is a second generation Rotarian, a member of Caltanissetta Rotary Club from 1994 and its President in 2005-2006. Governor Cimino has been a Governor's Assistant and a Coordinator of Governor's Assistants, as we;; as the training coordinator for Western Sicily.  He was president of several district commissions such as the RYE Program and the Group Study Exchange. He was also member of the Rules drafting District Commission.

He is an honorary member of the Rotary Clubs San Cataldo and Valle del Salso, Rotaract and Interact Club of Caltanissetta, Benefactor of R.F. and a multiple recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow award.