Corey Mock

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Corey Mock
North Dakota House of Representatives
In office
December 1, 2008 – present
Preceded by Don Dietrich
Personal details
Born (1985-02-17) February 17, 1985 (age 29)
Minot, North Dakota
Political party Dem-NPL
Residence Grand Forks, ND
Alma mater University of North Dakota
Occupation Executive Director - Third Street Clinic
Website Corey Mock

Corey Ray Mock (born February 17, 1985) was first elected in 2008 to represent District 42[1] in the North Dakota House of Representatives. He is a member of the Democratic-NPL Party.

Biography[edit]

Mock was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota, where he graduated from Minot High School in 2003. He attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, where he graduated with a degree in history with an emphasis in geography. Currently, he is pursuing post-graduate work in Community and Urban development. From 2001-2008, Mock was a Northstar Hobby Stock and IMCA Stock Car racer, and won the Governor's Cup in 2003.[2]

Career[edit]

Mock became known in the 2009 legislative session with his fight to create an independent redistricting commission.[3] He worked with colleagues on both sides of the aisle to reduce transportation costs for state travel,[4] freeze tuition increases for North Dakota college students,[5] and implement tax cuts[6] that benefited all residents of North Dakota. Mock was also a leading voice in the fight to end discrimination in housing, employment and financial assistance based on sexual orientation and gender identity,[7] and in changing the law to allow fire stations to be permitted safe havens for abandoned infants.[8] In the legislature, he serves on the education and political subdivision committees of the legislative assembly. Here he works with local leaders to address issues that are important to the state and individual communities.

In addition to his work as a state legislator, Mock also serves as the Executive Director of the Third Street Clinic, a non-profit free clinic that provides access to health care services for low-income residents of Grand Forks and Polk counties.[9] He is a member of North Dakota Farmers Union, Rotary International, GF/EGF Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals, Sons of Norway, and is a volunteer at the Circle of Friends Humane Society. Mock also serves on the Board of Directors of North Dakota Leadership Seminar, and has been a staff member of American Legion Boys State since 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corey Mock, Official Legislative website, accessed June 20, 2010.
  2. ^ Western N.D. drivers rule Governor's Cup, Bismarck Tribune, accessed June 20, 2010.
  3. ^ HCR3053, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  4. ^ HB1349, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  5. ^ SB2238, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  6. ^ SB2369, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  7. ^ SB2278, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  8. ^ SB2400, pdf bill text, accessed June 20, 2010.
  9. ^ Staff page, Third Street Clinic, accessed June 20, 2010.