Al Owski joined Mission 1:17 in 2013. He has served as a volunteer tutor, life-skills coach, driver’s education instructor, and youth mentor. Al became a board member in 2015. Al has most recently been employed as an engineering specialist and technical trainer at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from which he retired after 39 years. Prior to Mission 1:17, Al had volunteered with at-risk youth, homeless adults, and at a local food pantry. Al is a graduate of Lawrence Technological University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Al is married to his wife of 35 years, Patti. They have two adult children.