31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 46
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 303
phone: 808-586-6700
fax: 808-586-6702
repperruso@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
46 - Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, Launani Valley

Neighborhood Boards
Wahiawā, Whitmore Village No. 26
Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley No. 35
Education
• Ph.D. in Political Science, UH Manoa, awarded with distinction (2013)
• PBSCE-SS, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2000)
• Ph.D. program in Chinese History, University of California at Los Angeles (1992-1995)
• Fulbright Scholar, University of Helsinki, Finland (1990-1992)
• B.A. with Honors Political Science and East Asian Studies, (1986-1990)

Work Experience
• Secretary-Treasurer, Hawaii State Teachers Association (2015-2018)
• Social Studies Teacher, Mililani High School (2004-2016)
• Teacher, Kapolei Middle School, Kapolei (2002-2004)
• Teacher, Highlands Intermediate School, Pearl City (2001-2002)
• Service Industry Management (1998-2000)
• Teaching Assistant, University of California at Los Angeles (1994-1995)
• Visiting Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Finland (1991-1992)
• Co-founded Wahiawa Agricultural Association (2017)
• Founded Civic Educational Council (2016)
• Governor's ESSA Task Force-Sole Secondary Teacher (2016)
• James Madison Fellowship for American Constitutionalism (2015)
• Course Development Consultant for Hawaii DOE E-School (2014)
• Project Coordinator: Hawaii State High School Legislative Internship (2013-2014)
• College Board Reader: U.S. Government and Politics A.P Exam (2008-2017)
• State Social Studies Content Panel (2012-2017)
• National Gilder-Lehrman Outstanding History Teacher Award Finalist (2012)
• Daughters of American Revolution History Teacher of the Year Award Hawaii (2011)
• Kenneth Behring Outstanding History Day Teaching Award (2009)
• Hawaii History Day Teacher of the Year (2009)
• Walmart/PDK Hawaii Teacher of the Year (2007)
Measures Introduced
No Measures Introduced