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Gayle Olsen retiring at Albion’s Harmony Homes

Gayle Olsen, l., with Tracy Lipker, the new executive director at Harmony Homes.Gayle Olsen can look back on her past 19 years at Harmony Homes with a sense of satisfaction.
She has worked hard as the executive director of Albion’s HUD public housing complex, and it has been consistently listed as an “outstanding performer” among similar housing facilities across Nebraska.
The 40-unit housing facility in southwest Albion has remained fully occupied for many years, and there is usually a list of 12 to 14 people who are waiting to move in.
Now, Gayle is turning over the reins to her daughter, Tracy Lipker, who was hired as her replacement by the Albion Housing Authority Board. Tracy started her new position on Aug. 19 and recently returned from a week of training in Omaha. Gayle will be leaving her position Sept. 29.
Details in the Sept. 4 Albion News Print & E-Editions.