For over 35 years he served local governments as a city manager. He also served in the U.S. Army. He received a Masters in Public Administration from University
and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Illinois Wesleyan University
. He has undertaken additional academic work at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
, American University
, the University
, and the University of Denver
. Commissioner Berlin is actively involved in programs that serve persons challenged with developmental disabilities. He is a Board member of the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center in Lakewood
. His term expires 12/31/2012.