Mary Rees Freeman has served on the Parks and Recreation board for 23 years. A past board member and president of YWCA Elgin, past board member of League of Women Voters of Elgin, past secretary of Willard School PTO, past secretary and current member of the Mission Team of Epworth UMC Church. Also this year Mary is serving as president of the Altrusa International Elgin Club and will be the 2020 YWCA Leader Luncheon Chair.
Mary Rees Freeman has lived in South Elgin since 1989. She and her husband, Jim Freeman, have been volunteering for South Elgin Parks and Recreation, the Mission Meal Team of Epworth United Methodist Church and the YWCA of Elgin for many years. They have two children, Andy Freeman of Tuscaloosa, AL and Felicia King of Elgin, IL. And have three grandchildren, Will King (22) Elgin, Christopher King (18) Elgin, and Christian Lara (10) Tuscaloosa, AL.
Mary and Jim enjoy dancing and have been teaching a beginner ballroom class for South Elgin Parks and Rec for 15 years. Their favorite vacation will always be Tuscaloosa Alabama, which is Jim’s family home. Roll Tide!!!
Angie DeLeon has been a South Elgin resident since 1987. She has been married to her husband Tony for 27 years. She has three children ages 24, 19, and 16. All graduated from South Elgin High School.
Angie has been active in the South Elgin community since 1997 when she first became involved in the Willard Elementary PTO. During her 15 years of involvement, she was PTO President 6 of those years, held the position of Secretary for 2 years,and chaired various events.
Angie was a member of the South Elgin Lions Club for 12 years. For 11 of those years she was the Treasurer. She Chaired the Scholarship Committee for 5 years. During that time she was also a Leo Club Advisor for 2 years.
She has worked part time for the Village of South Elgin Parks and Rec department for a total of 7 years as a Pre-School Teacher Aide and the KFN Program.
In 2003 Angie became the Committee Chair for Cub Scout Pack 21 and held that position for 3 years.In 2005 she became a Daisy/Brownie leader which she did for 2 years. She has also been a member of the SEBA Park Playground committee since 2011. In 2012 she became a FUNdation board member and for the last 3 years she has been the FUNdation Treasurer. She was also an active Booster parent at South Elgin High School for 6 years and Concession Chair for 4 years
Halo Selvaggio has been a South Elgin resident since 2015. She enjoys walking through the neighborhood and exploring local trails. You may also find her shopping at local thrift stores and farmer's markets. She volunteers at a local soup kitchen monthly and believes participation in the Fundation is a great way to serve her community.
Judith Schening is an estate planning attorney who lives in South Elgin and whose office is located in South Elgin. Judith grew up locally and has been practicing law for over 30 years. She enjoys jogging and bicycling in South Elgin, and feels that participation on the FUNDation board is a way for her to give back to the community.
Scott Brummel has been a resident of South Elgin for over 30 years, having gone to high school in the area and returned with his wife Kerri to raise their family of four (Morgan, Nathan, Allison and Lauren) who were all educated in South Elgin schools and grew up enjoying the many South Elgin Parks and Recreation and FunDation events. Scott joined the FunDation board in 2014 to help continue the tradition of offering enjoyable, family friendly activities to current South Elgin area residents. In his free time, he hates to run but does it anyway and enjoys following the local high school sports programs.
Vito Selvaggio moved to South Elgin in 2017. He teaches math at Bartlett High School and has been teaching in U-46 since 2015.
He currently coaches boys tennis and sponsors a mentoring group called Mentors of Tomorrow.
In his free time when he isn't grading and making lesson plans, Vito enjoys cooking and binge-watching Netflix.
He says, "I'm excited to be a Fundation board member; it's a great way for me to stay involved in the community and meet new people along the way."