Sonia Berg was elected to the City Council in April of 2017 as the Alderman-at-Large. Her term expires on May 1, 2021.
Involvement & Achievements
Alderman Berg has served on numerous civic and community boards. Among these were the Boys and Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley, Habitat for Humanity, Project Now, Two Rivers YMCA, and United Neighbors. She has been active on several committees, including Genesis Foundation Golf Committee, and she is a former Quad City Chamber of Commerce Ambassador. Sonia was a previous Moline Housing Authority commissioner.
In April 2009, Sonia was elected to the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees. Prior to being elected, she was a member of the Black Hawk Foundation Board. She was recruited by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to coordinate a "Financial Access to Immigrants" Conference in the Quad Cities. Sonia was selected by the Illinois Bankers Association to serve on the "Emerging Markets Advisory Committee." She has previously served on the "New Alliance Task Force" through the FDIC. In addition, Sonia was named as a 2005 Quad City Area Leaders Under 40 Award recipient and recognized for her accomplishments by the 2005 Quad Cities Times Business Journal's "Women in Business" and Class of 2007 Quad City Chamber of Commerce Federation Community Leadership. Sonia currently serves as a steering committee member for Cursillo.
Sonia is employed by Ruhl & Ruhl as a Realtor.
Family & Free Time
Sonia and her husband live in Moline. They have three children, two son-in-laws, and two grandchildren.