Biography

Aimee Berger-Girvalo was elected in November 2020 to represent the 111th District, proudly representing the residents of Ridgefield. She currently serves on the Environment, Public Health and Transportation Committees.

 

Aimee’s career began when she served as an Operations Manager for Hard Rock Café International before she went into retail management for Gap Inc. She left the workplace for seven years to raise her children before returning to school to earn a BA in Developmental Disability Advocacy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Most recently, she has worked as an instructional para-educator in Ridgefield Public Schools and as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist, providing in-home and in-school behavioral and educational services to children on the Autism Spectrum.

 

For over 15 years, Aimee has been a proven leader dedicated to the Ridgefield community. Aimee has volunteered for over a decade as the director and coach of the Holland League of the Soccer Club of Ridgefield, giving kids with learning and developmental differences the opportunity to play a team sport. After the shootings at Sandy Hook, Aimee helped plan the March for Change, has volunteered with Moms Demand Action and is a co-founder of the Ridgefield chapter of a Women’s March group. She is still very involved in these efforts and brings these personal experiences with her to Hartford each day.

 

Aimee is immensely grateful for the opportunity to share the voices of her neighbors as an elected official but also considers being a Mom just as important. She is currently raising her children, Gracie and Austin, along with their rescue dogs, Jarvis and Potter. When she’s not at the Capitol, Aimee can often be found hiking and paddle-boarding along Ridgefield’s local trails and ponds with her kids and pups. In her limited free time, Aimee also enjoys a good sci-fi movie, especially Star Wars, or takes over the PlayStation 4 to battle her son.