Recognizing the Retirement of Alisa Korn

Floor Speech

Date: Jan. 11, 2023
Location: Washington, DC


Mr. BERGMAN. Mr. Speaker, it's my honor to recognize Alisa Korn on her retirement from the Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation Commission, where she has served as the President and board member for almost 12 years. Alisa's continued effort to improve communities in Northern Michigan deserves unwavering praise and recognition.

Moving from Florida to Michigan during high school, Alisa graduated from Traverse City Central High School and soon began her service to her community through the Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation Commission. Throughout her distinguished career, Alisa has held both elected and appointed positions in Traverse City's local government-- from County Commissioner to Grand Traverse County Delegate. Her effort to create lasting change in her community led her to become a valued member of the Traverse City Housing Authority, where she has been Program Manager and Family Self- Sufficiency Manager since 2016.

Throughout Alisa's career, she has been at the forefront of expanding the Traverse City Housing Authority's reach and impact within the community. Contributing to plans for future developments like the East Bay Flats community, and providing the necessary resources to ensure past developments, such as the Orchardview Townhomes, are efficiently run and operated to best serve the community. Her efforts throughout her career have created lasting change in the Grand Traverse area, providing the necessary resources to families and residents while ensuring the community's self-sufficiency.

Mr. Speaker, it's my honor to recognize Alisa Korn for her continued service to the Traverse City community. On behalf of Michigan's First District, I extend my gratitude to Alisa and her family and wish them all the best in their future endeavors.