Mayor David J. Berger

Lima, Ohio

Population: 38,265

Dave and his wife, Linda, have 4 children, Karmin, Jennifer, Monica, and Michael. Karmin and her husband, Andrew, have two children, Nina and Jayden. Karmin is a 6th grade teacher in the Athens, Ohio area. Jennifer, a 2002 graduate of the US Air Force Academy, achieved the rank of Captain and served as a project engineer working on the next generation of GPS satellites at the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Jennifer and her husband, Brian, have relocated to Columbus, Ohio, where they have established and operate a solar engineering company, Nalu Energy. Monica, a 2004 graduate of Ohio University, taught kindergarten and 1st grade at the Shawnee Elmwood Elementary School, and is recently deceased. And Michael graduated from the University of Cincinnati with bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and finance and is now employed as an electrical engineer with Recurrent Energy in San Francisco, California.