Kari Bersano was born in Port Lavaca, TX and moved to Montrose, CO after the 3rd grade where she graduated from High School. She returned to Texas to attend college at Texas A&M, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science in 1993. Kari married fellow Aggie, Brian in 1994 and graduated from Baylor with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing in 1995. Kari And Brian then moved to Tyler to pursue their careers in medicine. After the birth of their first child in 1998, they relocated to Chandler.
Kari started her volunteering early on by becoming involved in her neighborhood. She began organizing Christmas decorations for the Northcreek Subdivision. She then held the Secretary and Treasurer positions for the Northcreek Homeowners Association. As their three children started school, she began volunteering at the schools and has now held PTA Officer positions on three BISD campuses. her civic involvement increased as well and she is also currently on the Chandler Library Board, Chandler Parks & Recreation Board as well as a City Council member.
Kari, Brian and their three children are also active members of First United Methodist Church of Chandler where she facilitates an adult Sunday School class and is involved with the Children and Youth departments. Taking care of her family and volunteering has become a full-time job but she does still enjoy reading, scrapbooking and gardening in her spare time!