Trish Sarkisian was appointed to the Redevelopment Commission by Mayor Costas in 2017 and currently serves as Commission Secretary. A Valparaiso native, Trish holds a Bachelor’s degree from Principia College in southern Illinois and a J.D. from Valparaiso University Law School. Ms. Sarkisian is Vice President and Trust Officer for 1st Source Bank and manages the Valparaiso Wealth Advisory Services area, specializing in investments, debt, insurance, taxes and estate plans.
In addition to her service to the Redevelopment Commission, Ms. Sarkisian serves as Secretary for the Valparaiso Schools Foundation and is on the board of the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center Foundation. Trish also serves as the Supplies Coordinator for the Chefs Around the Table annual event.
Trish lives with her husband Jim and they have three adult children.