Representative Deborah L. Berry View All Years
Serving sixth term in House.
Received B.S. in public administration from Upper Iowa University and M.A. in mass communications from the University of Northern Iowa.
Memberships and Activities
2013 appointment to the Council of State Governments (CSG) Midwest-Canada Relations Committee; member of National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL); National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Law and Criminal Justice Committee; National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Council at Large; National Women Legislative Lobby State Director (WiLL). Awards include: 2012 Iowa State Sheriffs’ and Deputies’ Association Gold Star; 2011 Iowa Health Care Association; 2011 WiLL Pacesetter’s; 2010 Afro American Community Broadcasting (KBBG-FM) Special Recognition; 2009 Iowa Healthcare Association Outstanding Service; 2009 Iowa Nurses Association Friend of Nursing; and many other accolades too numerous to mention.
Birth and Residence
Born and resides in Waterloo.
One son and one granddaughter.