Berni has been with UDVMA since 2006 and currently holds the position of State Officer at the William E. Christoffersen Veterans Home in Salt Lake City. During her years with the department, she has also served Veterans as the outreach program coordinator and director of the State Approving Agency.
Berni grew up in Castledale, Utah and enlisted in the U.S. Army while still in high school. After reaching the rank of staff sergeant, she received a direct commission. She has deployed three times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to Bosnia (2002-03) and Kuwait (2012-13) and in support of Operation Inherent Resolve to Qatar (2015-16). Berni is currently a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves and serves at the Human Resources Operations Branch Chief in the 96th Sustainment Brigade Support Operations Cell and has over 22 years years of service.
Berni completed a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Southern Utah University in 2004 and a master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Utah in 2006.
Salt Lake Veterans Home State Officer
Office: (801) 584-1914