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Representative Steven Berry

Seat Number
Home Address
P.O. Box 858, Manchester, VT 05254
Home Phone
(802) 362-5738
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STEVE BERRY of Manchester, Bennington Co. District 4, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 15, 1950. He was raised in West Brookfield, MA, and Eden, Vermont. He received a BA, from Johnson State College, Johnson, VT (1977), a MDiv from Yale University (1979), a DD from Piedmont College, Demorest, GA, and a DMin from the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA( 2001). Steve is a published author and has made documentary films in Cologne, Germany, and the USA. He attended Jung Institute in Zurich and married Carol Marchand, in Switzerland in 1974. They have three grown sons. Steve felt a call to serve. He became a pastor in Eden and North Hyde Park, VT, then in St. Louis, MO, and Queens, NY, before becoming Senior Minister of the prestigious First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. In 2001 he returned to Vermont to pastor in Manchester. Steve is an activist who believes in a healthy citizenry, a healthy democracy, and a healthy environment. He protested against nuclear arms and the Iraq war and for human rights and climate change initiatives. He created a soup kitchen, was a leader in Habitat for Humanity, raised millions of dollars for not-for-profits, and supported vets, single parents, the elderly, the disabled and working families. He cowrote the RFP for Cable TV Rights and Standards for St. Louis, was a press secretary for a presidential candidate, created an art gallery and film forum and an adult learning center. He was a chaplain in the LAPD. The United Nations Association presented Steve with the Ralph Bunche Peace Award following the Los Angeles riots.

Roll Call Votes by Representative Berry

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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