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District 4 - Kim Courts


Commissioner Kim Courts was elected to serve the constituents of District 4 on November 8, 2016.  After being sworn into office on January 3, 2017, Commissioner Courts was selected to serve as Vice-Chair of the Governmental Operations, and Board Representative for the Community Development Allocations Committee and the 9-1-1 Consortium.  Commissioner Courts is also Chair of the Finance Committee.

Kim is a life-long resident of Genesee County.  She graduated from Hamady High School in 1977.  She continued her education at Mott Community College in the Dental Assisting Program and graduated with her degree in 1979.  Kim’s dedication to her community began as she worked for Carman-Ainsworth Schools and Genesee Intermediate School District as liaison and district facilitator for Before and After School programs from 1998 to 2004.

 Kim assumed public office when she was elected Clerk of the Charter Township of Flint in 2004.  She held the position of Clerk with dignity and honor from 2004-2016.  During her tenure, she received her Elections Official and Inspector Training accreditations.  In 2007, Kim successfully completed the International Institute of Municipal Clerks three-year education program and received the designation “Certified Municipal Clerk.”

Kim was singled out by her peers within the Genesee County Governmental Clerks Association in 2009 as she was bestowed with the Loretta Manwarning Award for her innovative work practices and dedication to public service.

 While serving as an elected official, Kim has continued to be a tireless advocate and volunteer for children and families, as well as a community leader, through her affiliations with numerous groups, including the Flint Kiwanis of which she served as president in 2014.

 Kim is married to her husband Matt, and together they have two sons, a daughter-in-law, a future daughter-in-law, two beautiful granddaughters and three dachshunds.

You can contact Commissioner Courts at or (810) 341-5937