Meet the Mayor


Daniel Terbrack
Term Expires: November 2023

Dan Terbrack, a third-generation Berkley resident, was first elected Mayor in 2017.  He was first elected to City Council in 2007 and in 2009, he was appointed Mayor Pro Tem. 

Mayor Terbrack has a Bachelor's Degree in secondary education and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision. Dan taught for five years before becoming a school principal for five years, first at Our Lady of La Salette in Berkley, and then at Guardian Angels in Clawson. In 2015, Dan became a financial advisor in Troy.

Dan has been a Berkley resident his entire life, and in 2004 bought a home in Berkley with his wife, Jacqueline. Dan and Jacqueline have four young daughters, Addison, Emma, Isabel, and Olive. In 2016, Dan and Jacqueline bought their second home in Berkley, directly across from his childhood home, where his mom, dad, and sister still live.

Dan has been an active member in the following groups and organizations:

  • Berkley Parks and Recreation Advisory Board member
  • Berkley Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Council Liaison
  • Berkley Dad's Club Alumnus
  • Youth hockey coach
  • High school baseball coach
  • Friends of the Berkley Parks and Recreation
As Mayor, Dan Terbrack serves as the chair of all council meetings and is the ceremonial head of government for the city.

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