José Luis has been a Board Member since 2009. He was introduced to the work of West Town Bikes by a former member and through collaborative projects with the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. José Luis has been involved in community activism in Humboldt Park since 1979 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Division Street Business Development Association and Advisory Board of the Youth Empowering Strategies YES/NuFit. He is also Chapter Treasurer of the Latin American Motorcycle Association (LAMA Chicago-West). José Luis graduated in 1984 from the University of Illinois – Chicago with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Latin American History. Currently, he is a Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker and Home Inspector (Casablanca Real Estate) and has been involved with Real Estate activities since 1996.