Morton 201 Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

  • Morton 201 Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

    Cundari, Pacheco Bring Diverse Experience to Board

    The Morton 201 Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of its two newest Board Members, Emilio “Emo” Cundari and Manuel Pacheco. Mr. Cundari and Mr. Pacheco’s appointments were approved by the Morton District 201 Board of Education at the November 10, 2021 meeting and fill the vacancies left by former founding Board Members, Cynthia Salvino and Tom Weir.

    Emilio "Emo" Cundari (left) is the Assessor of the Town of Cicero. He has a B.A. in Political Science from DePaul University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago, from which he was awarded Alumni of the Year in 2007. Prior to being elected Assessor in 2009, Emo worked for the State of Illinois for ten years as an Investigator. He has 30 years experience with campaign management and fundraising, along with volunteer coordination and community outreach. He is a member of the DePaul Alumni Association and the University of Illinois Alumni Mentor Program. He has two children, Cara and Deano.

    Manuel Pacheco (right) has been involved in Technology, Marketing and Advertising for over 20 years. He began his career with Coca-Cola Peru as a support developer and data processor. He has also worked for Repsol & YPF Petroleum company, La Raza Hispanic Yellow Pages. In 2007, he launched Detour Community Maps, a new way to advertise locally by encouraging residents to shop in their areas (Shop Local) using a print platform where local businesses share the cost.

    Based on his Chief Creative Officer and Creative Director experience, Mr. Pacheco has also worked as a consultant and project developer supporting organizations and businesses with traditional and digital marketing.

    To learn more about our two newest board members, click here.

    With the diverse knowledge and experience that Mr. Cundari and Mr. Pacheco brings to the Board, the Foundation hopes to continue to grow and expand its mission and services.