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Tillberry, Tom

House 2007-2012 (District 51B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Anoka, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/4/1964
Birth Place: Waukesha, Wisconsin
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Fridley
Occupation (when first elected): Educator; High School Counselor, Roseville Area High School/Former Admissions Counselor, Winona State University

EDUCATION

Winona High School; Secondary;
Winona State University; B.A.; Political Science
Winona State University; M.A.; Counseling

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Fridley, Minnesota (School Board Member, Treasurer); 2005 to 2006 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Kimberly "Kim"
Children: Two children: Paul (son), Kendra (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement in House District 41A in the 2012 primary election. He lost the endorsement to Connie Bernardy.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.

Total Days Served: 2197

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51B
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Fridley
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator, Teacher
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Regulatory Reform Minutes
  • Education Reform Minutes [He became a member on February 22, 2011.]
  • Judiciary Policy and Finance Minutes [He was a member until February 22, 2011.]
  • Taxes Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51B
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Fridley
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator; School Counselor, Roseville Area High School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2010 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Finance: K-12 Education Finance Division Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
  • Taxes: Property and Local Sales Tax Division Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 51B
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: Fridley
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator; High School Counselor, Roseville Area High School/Former Admissions Counselor, Winona State University
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Labor Minutes
  • E-12 Education Minutes
  • Finance: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2008 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Simpson, Mia. "Passion for Education: Tillberry Goes From School Board to Statehouse." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 26, 2007, p. 17.



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