Raymond (Ray) Oppel is a lifelong resident of Shelton, where he developed an appreciation for volunteerism from his parents. A self-employed CPA in Shelton since 1993, Ray is also a member of the Connecticut Society of CPA’s and the AICPA.
Ray is active in Huntington Congregational Church, having served as treasurer for more than a decade and on the endowment committee since 1994. He has served on the Board and as Treasurer of Shelton National Little League, since 1997, on the Board and Treasurer of Shelton Babe Ruth since 1999, and serves as Treasurer of Boy Scout Troop 3, Derby since 2001, in addition to assisting at the council level.
Ray has been an active participant on VCF’s Community Grants Committee since 2012. His wife, Debbie, is a teacher in the Shelton school system and they have two children.