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Pscholka, Al (R)

State Representative District 79
Office: 351 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-1403
Home Address: 5810 Longhorn Trail, Stevensville, MI 49127 Dst. Ph.: (888) 656-0079
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 


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


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.


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


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.


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