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Westerberg, Andrew "Andy"

House 1999-2006 (District 51A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Anoka

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1954
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian, Non-Denominational
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Andy
City of Residence (when first elected): Blaine
Occupation (when first elected): Insurance Agent, Self-Employed

EDUCATION

Coon Rapids High School; Secondary;
Anoka-Ramsey Community College; A.A.;
American College, The; CLU Designation; Charted Life Underwriter Designation

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission (Commissioner); [Dates Unknown]
Military: United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol; ? to 2???
Municipal Government: Blaine, Minnesota (Volunteer Fire Fighter); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Board/Commission: Blaine, Minnesota (Budget Committee); [Dates Unknown]
State Board/Commission/Council: Metropolitan Airports Commission, Minnesota (District E); 06/21/2007 to 2010 [Appointed]
County Board/Commissioner: Anoka County, District 2, Minnesota (County Commissioner); 2011 to 2012

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Catherine "Cathy" (married around 1976)
Children: Four children: Melissa, David, Sarah, and Amy
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1996 election.

He ran unsuccessfully for Anoka County Commissioner in the 2006 election.

He ran unsuccessfully for Anoka County Commissioner District 2 in the 2012 election. He was the incumbent.

He attended the Way of the Lord Church in Blaine, Minnesota.

Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1999-2000.

Total Days Served: 2920

SESSIONS SERVED

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51A
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: Blaine
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Self-Employed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Health Policy and Finance: Health Care Cost Containment Division Minutes
  • Jobs and Economic Opportunity Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Regulated Industries Minutes
  • Regulated Industries: Gaming Division (Chair) Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51A
Elected: 11/5/2002
Residence: Blaine
Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Self-Employed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51A
Elected: 11/7/2000
Residence: Blaine
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Self-Employed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce, Jobs, and Economic Development
  • Commerce, Jobs, and Economic Development: Economic Development and Tourism Division
  • Transportation Finance
  • Transportation Policy
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Chad Hobot was so close an automatic recount occurred. After the recount he was declared the winner by 78 votes.

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51A
Elected: 11/3/1998
Residence: Blaine
Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Self-Employed
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Crime Prevention
  • Jobs and Economic Development Finance
  • Jobs and Economic Development Policy