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Roberta Berk Willis

Roberta Berk Willis, American state legislator. Board directors, founder Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet, 1989—2001; board directors, member regional advisory council Northwestern Connecticut Community College, 1990—2002; president board directors Housatonic Youth Service Bureau, 1990—2002; board directors 21st Century Fund, 1998—2002; incorporator Northwestern Connecticut Young Men's Christian Association, 2001—2002.

Background

  • Willis, Roberta Berk was born on March 6, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Harold Manley and Clare Gallion Berk.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, 1975. Bachelor in Political Science, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1979.

    Career

    • Congressional aide United States House Representatives, 1979—1982. Teacher Regional School District 1, 1982—2000. Member District 64 Connecticut House of Representatives, since 2001, co-chair higher education & employment advancement committee, member appropriations committee, environment committee.

      Member, chair Salisbury Democratic Town Committee, 1975—2002. Assistant vice chair Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1994—2002. Member Northwest Connecticut Arts Council.

      Commissioner Planning & Zoning Commission.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors, founder Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet, 1989—2001. Board directors, member regional advisory council Northwestern Connecticut Community College, 1990—2002. President board directors Housatonic Youth Service Bureau, 1990—2002.

    Board directors 21st Century Fund, 1998—2002. Incorporator Northwestern Connecticut Young Men's Christian Association, 2001—2002.

    Connections

    • Married Bill Willis; children: Ben, Rebecca, Faith, Laura.
    • father: Harold Manley
    • mother: Clare Gallion Berk
    • spouse: Bill Willis
    • children: Ben Willis
    • Rebecca Willis
    • Faith Willis
    • Laura Willis
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    Born March 6, 1951
    (age 66)
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