Tom Tillberry

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Tom Tillberry
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 51B district
In office
2007 – January 7, 2013
Preceded by Connie Bernardy
Succeeded by district redrawn
Personal details
Born (1964-05-04) May 4, 1964 (age 51)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Political party Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Spouse(s) Kimberly
Children 2
Residence Fridley, Minnesota
Alma mater Winona State University
Profession educator, counselor, legislator

Thomas "Tom" Tillberry (born May 4, 1964) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 51B, which included portions of Anoka and Ramsey counties in the northern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. A Democrat, he is also a counselor at Roseville Area High School in Roseville.[1]

Tillberry was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2008 and 2010. He was a member of the House's Taxes Committee and Ways and Means Committee. He also served on the Finance Subcommittee for the K-12 Education Finance Division and the Taxes Subcommittee for the Property and Local Sales Tax Division.[2]

Tillberry attended Winona Senior High School in Winona, then went on to Winona State University, receiving a B.A. in Political Science. He later earned his M.A. in Counseling from Winona State. He is also a former admissions counselor for Winona State.[1][3]

Tillberry served as a member and treasurer of the Fridley School Board from 2005-2006. He was a union negotiator for the Roseville Chapter of Education Minnesota, and a delegate to the National Education Association. He has also been a member of Dads Make a Difference, a teen pregnancy reduction program, and is a co-founder of DCCST, a district-wide crisis intervention team. He and has wife have worked as interfaith medical missioners to Nigeria, Guatemala and Haiti.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Tillberry, Tom". Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Tom Tillberry (DFL) 51B - Minnesota House of Representatives". Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Project Vote Smart - Representative Tom Tillberry - Biography". Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Biography". 2008-03-26. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 

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