Lyla Berg, PH.D. (born March 15, 1951), a member of the Democratic Party, represents the 18th Representative District in the Hawaii State House of Representatives of the Hawaii State Legislature . The 18th District includes the areas of Hahaione, Kuliouou, Niu Valley, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Aina Haina, Wailupe and Kahala on the island of Oahu, in the state of Hawaii. Elected in 2004, this is Dr. Berg's first elective office. Berg was reelected in 2007. She will be the Assistant Majority Floor Leader during the 2007 session.
"Dr. Berg served for over 15 years with the State of Hawai‘i Department of Education as a classroom teacher, student activities coordinator, vice-principal, and middle school principal before going on to become an instructor of pre-service teachers in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction of the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Her Masters of Education Degrees in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Administration are from the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa in Honolulu, Hawai‘i and American University in Washington, D.C., respectively. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio." (LylaBerg.com)
Member of the following House committees:
- Education (Vice-Chair)
- Economic Development & Business Concerns
- Higher Education
- Tourism & Culture
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 324 415 South Beretania Street Honolulu, HI 96813 Phone: 808-586-6510 fax: 808-586-6511 email: repberg@Capitol.hawaii.gov
- Lyla Berg (Hawaii State Legislature)
- Lyla Berg campaign website (LylaBerg.com)
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- Pang, Gordon Y.K. Improving schools among key issues in District 18 Honolulu Advertiser, October 28, 2004.
- Advertiser staff. Lawmakers scored on environmental votes Honolulu Advertiser, July 30, 2006.
- Hoover, Will. Taking a peek into Hawai'i's future Honolulu Advertiser, August 27, 2006.
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