Representative Deborah L. Berry View All Years
Serving seventh 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; Women Legislative Lobby State Director (WiLL). Awards include: Iowa African-American Hall of Fame; Iowa State Sheriffs’ and Deputies’ Association Gold Star; Iowa Health Care Association; WiLL Pacesetter’s; Afro American Community Broadcasting (KBBG-FM) Special Recognition; Iowa Healthcare Association Outstanding Service; Iowa Nurses Association Friend of Nursing; and other accolades.
Birth and Residence
Born in 1958 in Waterloo and resides in Waterloo.
One son and one granddaughter.