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Pscholka, Al (R)

State Representative District 79
Office: 351 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-1403
Email: AlPscholka@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 5810 Longhorn Trail, Stevensville, MI 49127 Dst. Ph.: (888) 656-0079
Website: http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=079
Seat Number: 4
Standing Committees: Appropriations(C), Roads and Economic Development
Subcommittees: Supplementals(C), Joint Capital Outlay(VC)
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Al Pscholka was first elected to the Michigan House in November 2010.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Pscholka was the district director for U.S. Congressman Fred Upton. He also is a former vice president of Cornerstone Alliance, where he served for nine years and won several national and state awards for developing the Community Partnership for Lifelong Learning, a business-education partnership. He is also a part-time broadcaster, doing play-by-play of local high school sports. Pscholka was part-owner of Cosy Broadcasting, which operated radio stations in South Haven and Stevensville. He served two terms as a trustee on the Lincoln Township Board, and served as secretary to the Southwest Michigan Regional Sanitary Sewer and Water Authority.

EDUCATION

Pscholka earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University.

PERSONAL

Pscholka and his wife Suzanne live in Lincoln Township. Their daughter Angela is a graduate of at Hope College. He is a member of First Church of God in St. Joseph. Pscholka helped bring the HOSTS mentoring program to Benton Harbor Area Schools, and developed the On Location student-teacher internship project, involving more than 1,000 middle school students and over 200 businesses a year. He has been a mentor to students in Benton Harbor for the last 13 years. He also is a member of the Berrien County Farm Bureau, and served with the Michigan Works! Education Advisory Group, and the local Lest We Forget organization.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Adam Carlson
Cell Phone: 269-757-2479
adampcarlson@gmail.com

Additional Information


Pscholka Intrigued By Treatment Bonds (07-27-2015)

Lawmakers Plan To Examine Abortion Policies Amid National Debate (07-23-2015)

Committee Hears Testimony On Bill To Strike Teacher Certification Fee Cap (07-15-2015)

House Dem Road Plan Makes Businesses 'Pay Their Fair Share' (07-14-2015)

Lawmakers Ponder Stiffer Penalties For Schools Eschewing Tuition Caps (07-09-2015)

Snyder Signs Early Warning Package (07-07-2015)

Pscholka Presses Feds To Reconsider Ruling Affecting Medicaid HMO Tax (07-06-2015)

Snyder Signs Off On Preempting New Local Wage, Sick-Leave Requirements (06-30-2015)

'Ongoing Odor Issue' Spurs Bill To Increase Landfill Fines (06-25-2015)

Calley Signs Bill Buying Back $100M In Venture MI Vouchers (06-23-2015)

Skip School? Families Lose Welfare Check Under New Law (06-11-2015)

Bill Limiting Schools' Ability To Demolish Buildings To Be Reworked (06-10-2015)

House Leadership Refers LGBT Pride Month Resolution To Committee (06-10-2015)

Funding For School Costs Study Included In Budget (06-09-2015)

Landmark Number Of House Dems Jump Aboard 'School Bus' (06-03-2015)

House, Senate Sign Off On General Omnibus (06-03-2015)

House Approves Allowing Committee To Subpoena Local Gov't Records (06-02-2015)

Omnibus, School Bus Depart For Senate, House Floor (06-02-2015)

As Vote Nears, House R's See Path Forward For Cotter's Road Plan (06-02-2015)

Hospitals To Pay More To Make New State Budget Work (05-27-2015)

Meekhof, Pscholka Named Most Effective Legislators (05-27-2015)

Gov Hopes New Law Gives Lift To Vets, Those With Disabilities (05-22-2015)

Leaders Tentatively Agree To FY '16 Budget (05-20-2015)

Leaders Tentatively Agree To FY '16 Budget (05-20-2015)

Pscholka: Budget Conference Committees Could Begin Work This Week (05-19-2015)