SENATE RESOLUTION 82--COMMENDING KATHLEEN ALVAREZ TRITAK ON HER SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 24
(Senate - February 12, 2015)

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SENATE RESOLUTION 82--COMMENDING KATHLEEN ALVAREZ TRITAK ON HER SERVICE 
                      TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE

  Mr. McCONNELL (for himself, Mr. Reid, Mr. Alexander, Ms. Ayotte, Ms. 
Baldwin, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Blunt, Mr. 
Booker, Mr. Boozman, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brown, Mr. Burr, Ms. Cantwell, 
Mrs. Capito, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Carper, Mr. Casey, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Coats, 
Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. Coons, Mr. Corker, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. 
Cotton, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Daines, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Durbin, Mr. 
Enzi, Mrs. Ernst, Mrs. Feinstein, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Flake, Mr. Franken, 
Mr. Gardner, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Hatch, Mr. 
Heinrich, Ms. Heitkamp, Mr. Heller, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Hoeven, Mr. Inhofe, 
Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Kaine, Mr. King, Mr. Kirk, Ms. Klobuchar, 
Mr. Lankford, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lee, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Markey, Mr. McCain, 
Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Moran, Ms. 
Murkowski, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Paul, Mr. Perdue, 
Mr. Peters, Mr. Portman, Mr. Reed, Mr. Risch, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Rounds, 
Mr. Rubio, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Scott, 
Mr. Sessions, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Shelby, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. 
Tester, Mr. Thune, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Udall, Mr. Vitter, Mr. 
Warner, Ms. Warren, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Wicker, and Mr. Wyden) 
submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to:

                               S. Res. 82

       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak, a native of Louisiana, began 
     her career as a 7th grade history teacher before coming to 
     work in the Office of Secretary of the Senate in 1984;
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak, has served the Senate with 
     distinction as a staff member in the Senate Document Room, as 
     an assistant Bill Clerk, as Bill Clerk, as an assistant 
     Legislative Clerk and as Legislative Clerk;
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak set many milestones in Senate 
     history, including becoming the first female Bill Clerk, the 
     first female Legislative Clerk and, in 1991, the first female 
     to take a roll call vote in the Senate;
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak has, since 2008, served as 
     the Senate's Legislative Clerk and Director of Legislative 
     Services, supervising 36 employees and has at all times 
     discharged her duties faithfully;
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak's distinctive southern accent 
     is known to all in the Senate the press gallery and the C-
     SPAN audience;
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak has earned the respect and 
     affection of the Senators, their staffs and her colleagues 
     for her dedication to the institution of the Senate; and
       Whereas Kathie Alvarez Tritak now retires from the Senate 
     after 30 years to spend more time with her husband, John, and 
     their daughter, Georgia: Now, therefore, be it
       Resolved, That the Senate expresses its appreciation to 
     Kathie Alvarez Tritak and commends her for her lengthy, 
     faithful and outstanding service to the Senate.
       Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a 
     copy of this resolution to Kathleen Alvarez Tritak.

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