FOR CLERK OF COURT
Why Vote for Alissa Piazza Tassin?
ALISSA IS A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE WITH AN OPEN DOOR POLICY.
Alissa's experience as an attorney gives her the background and experience needed to effectively administer the laws regulating the powers and duties of the Clerk of Court. She has been successful in her private business ventures but also when serving the public through various roles and positions. She is a municipal attorney and public defender. She understands the importance of fair and equal access to public records. She is keenly aware, and well trained, in understanding the necessity of being a good fiduciary of public funds. She will have an open door policy and will be honored to serve all citizens of Avoyelles Parish.
ALISSA WILL GIVE BACK TO AVOYELLES.
Alissa's mission includes using the position of Clerk to promote economic development and growth in Avoyelles Parish. In addition to being an attorney and business woman Alissa is a devoted wife and mother to two children. Her husband Jason is a local cattleman, apiary, and business owner. Avoyelles is home for Alissa's family and she hopes her children will make Avoyelles their home in the future.
Alissa is a community leader involved in many charitable and professional organizations. She is currently the President of the Avoyelles Parish Bar Association which, among other activities, provides multiple scholarships to local high school seniors each year. Alissa is also proud to have served (and/or participated) with the following entities/organizations: Avoyelles Relay for Life, Red River Charter Academy, The Forum for Opportunity Youth, Truly Thrive, Marksville Chamber of Commerce, St. Joseph Church in Marksville, Sacred Heart School in Moreauville, the Town of Mansura (Attorney), the Town of Moreauville (pro bono Magistrate, Ad Hoc), and others. Alissa has advocated for issues such as equal access to education, equal access to justice, and for the rights of the indigent.
ALISSA PLANS TO DEVELOP SERVICES AND INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES.
Alissa is running for a purpose and for the people. She wants to maximize the potential of the services provided by the Clerk of Court. She has many ideas, backed by feasible and specific plans, to promote the best interest of the people of Avoyelles. Her ideas include expanding access to the public record in a way that everyone will have access to public information. Her plans to advance technology will not be to the determent of people who cannot afford technology. She will make access more available to ALL.
Alissa also plans to coordinate resources in the Clerk's office for families dealing with substance abuse and/or mental health crisis. Alissa's experience has equipped her with an understanding of how to best serve and work with the District Courts, Mayor's Courts, Justice of the Peace Courts, City/Ward Courts, Police Jury, and other entities and public officials. Alissa wants to be a part of a positive change that will have a broad impact for future generations.
ALISSA WILL PROMOTE INNOVATION & CREATE A POSITIVE ATMOSPHERE.
Alissa brings fresh ideas and a positive outlook to the table. She will have an open door policy and regard the public warmly. Alissa is a self-proclaimed people person who looks forward to the opportunity to be a full time public servant. She will lead by example and facilitate a close and trusting relationship between the Clerk's office administration and the public. Alissa wants to earn the trust of the public by effectively and efficiently performing the duties of the clerk. Alissa will be a Clerk for the people elected by the people.
ALISSA WILL BE ACCESSIBLE AND TRANSPARENT.
Alissa will be an accessible Clerk who adheres to the belief that transparency is a requisite for all public officials. She has stated before, "private citizens are entitled to privacy, but politicians need to be transparent." Alissa believes in fair and equal pay. All policies and procedures implemented by her will be available for public review and scrutiny.
Alissa possesses the necessary skills, education, experience, qualifications, and ambition to lawfully perform the duties of Clerk of Court. She also has a heart for helping people. Her character and personality combined with her worth ethic and experience will be a recipe for success for both the Clerk’s office and the people of Avoyelles.