Carmela joined the OPEF board in March of 2018. Due to the excellent education that Oak Park offers, Carmela and her husband Roberto decided to transfer their children to the Oak Park school district. She enjoys volunteering and helping her community. She volunteers at her church and helps with her children’s sports teams. Carmela is also part of the Oak Park Community Engagement Committee. She joined the OPEF board to ensure that the quality education offered in the Oak ParkSchool District continues to grow and produce excellence.