Carla is a life long resident of Bloom township. In 2005 Carla was elected to the Board of Trustee's in Bloom Township. She is currently serving her third term in that position. Carla also served on the Steger -South Chicago Heights Library Board from 1995 to 2001. In 2005 Carla volunteered to help with the Thomas Cellini Huntingtons Foundation on the Advisory Committee. In 2010 she was appointed to serve as a board member.
Carla Graduated from Bloom Township High School and attended Prairie State College Dental Program. She has been in the dental field since 1979. Carla and her husband Terry have two grown children and 5 grandchildren. They are members of St. Agnes Church in Chicago Heights.