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Holberg, Mary Liz

House 1999-2002 (District 37B); House 2003-2012 (District 36A); House 2013-2014 (District 58A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dakota, Scott

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/13/1959
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Lakeville
Occupation (when first elected): Homemaker/Family Business, Tree Trimming

EDUCATION

Lakeville High School; Secondary;
St. Cloud State University; Attended College; Elementary Education
Normandale Community College; Junior College/Community College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Lakeville, Minnesota (Planning Commission); 1989 to 1996
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Lakeville, Minnesota (City Council); 1996 to 1998 [Elected]
County Board/Commissioner: Dakota County, Minnesota (County Commissioner); 2015 to 2022 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Thomas
Children: Two children: Cameron and Kelsey
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 5845

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 58A
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2013 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Leadership Position: Speaker Pro Tempore

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Civil Justice Minutes
  • Ethics Minutes
  • Finance: State Government Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance and Policy Division Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance and Policy Division: Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36A
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker/Family Business, Sherwood Tree Service
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Ethics Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance Division: Transportation and Transit Policy Minutes
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice: Crime Victims Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice: Data Practices Minutes
  • Ways and Means Minutes

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36A
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 36A
Elected: 11/5/2002
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37B
Elected: 11/7/2000
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Counties Represented: Dakota, Scott
Occupation: Homemaker
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2001 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Civil Law
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Minutes
  • Transportation Finance Minutes
  • Transportation Policy Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37B
Elected: 11/3/1998
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
Counties Represented: Dakota, Scott
Occupation: Homemaker/Family Business, Tree Trimming
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Civil Law
  • Commerce Minutes
  • Judiciary Finance
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2005 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2003 House Interview


Video
Departing Member Interview (Video) 2014


Articles & Books About
Nord, James. "Holberg: 'I loved every minute of it.' Politics in Minnesota, May 21, 2014.

Martin, Grant. "Holberg Siezes Opportunity to Be Part of the Solution." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 19, 1999, p. 16.


District Files

District File - 2002 District 37B
District File - 2003 District 36A
District File - 2004 District 36A
District File - 2005 District 36A
District File - 2006 District 36A
District File - 2007 District 36A
District File - 2008 District 36A
District File - 2009 District 36A
These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.