Maria Alamo is founder and president of the Nutley Educational Foundation, LLC. She was the first recipient of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s (NJSBA) School Board Member of the Year award, given annually in recognition of a school board member’s service, leadership and contributions to education.
Ms. Alamo is former president of the Nutley Board of Education which she served on for nine years. She attained both Certificated Board Member and Master Board Member status through the NJSBA Board Member Academy and has served as an NJSBA group leader and president of the Essex County School Boards Association.
Ms. Alamo’s professional history includes dean of students at Eastwick College; patient advocate for Monmouth Ocean Hospital Service Corporation; president of the New Jersey Youth Hockey League and associate risk manager, Atlantic District Hockey Association.
Ms. Alamo is an honoree and member of the American Association of University Women. She received the Distinguished Service Award in Education Excellence, Jaycees and is a resident of Lacey Township.