Tamika Olszewski was elected to the School Committee from Ward 4 in 2020. She and her husband Albert have twins who currently attend Burr Elementary and are expected to graduate from Newton North in 2028. Tamika has served the school community as a member of the Burr PTO board, as a coordinator for Creative Arts and Sciences and as Vice-Chair of the Burr School Council. She is also a Newton Human Rights Commissioner, a board member of FORJ, Families Organizing for Racial Justice and a board member of the Harmony Foundation. She is an attorney by profession and a member of the Massachusetts and Maryland Bar Associations. Tamika and her family have lived in Newton since 2013.