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Federal official , Zoological park administrator

John Berry, American federal official, former zoological park administrator.


Berry, John was born in 1959.


Bachelor in Government & Politics, summa cum laude, University Maryland, 1980. Master of Arts in Public Administration, Syracuse University, New York, 1981.


Legislation director to Republican Steny Hoyer, associate staff appropriations committee United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1985—1994. Director government relations, senior policy advisory Smithsonian Institution, 1995—1997. Assistant secretary for policy, management & budget United States Dept Interior, 1997—2000.

Executive director National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, 2000—2005. Director Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 2005—2009, Smithsonian Conservation & Research Center, Front Royal, Virginia, 2005—2009, United States Office Personnel Management (Office of Personnel Management), Washington, since 2009.