Alyssa Atkinson is the Executive Assistant to the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner. She has been with the WRC since 2013 when Commissioner Nash took office. Currently she is working on her master’s degree in Community Development at the University of Detroit Mercy and has a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University.

She has been on the board of directors for Ferndale Youth Assistance for 5 years now and is in her 2nd year as the Chair of the board. She also sits on the board of directors for Oakland County Youth Assistance and is the organizer of the annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival.

In 2016 she received the Good Neighbors = Strong Communities Award for her 3 years of volunteering as the Fundraising Chair for the Ferndale Pride Festival.