Carol Otis, of Teaneck, rejoined the board in 2017 after previously serving from 2007 to 2012. A retired Teaneck High School family and consumer sciences teacher, Otis co-edited the textbook “World of Food” and won the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Distinguished Service Award. She graduated from Douglass Residential College at Rutgers University (B.S.) and the Rutgers Graduate School of Education (M.Ed.). She earned post-graduate credits from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Jersey City State University and Rutgers.