An award-winning investigative journalist, Trish covered numerous stories that deeply affected our community, including an exposé of contaminated land on Long Island, an in-depth report on the drug problem plaguing our youth, and a moving segment on the valiant efforts of our uniformed men and women on September 11th. In addition, her hands-on experience as a street reporter brought her to the front lines of some pressing issues, including runaway taxes, crime, and the need for sustainable housing.
Trish Bergin grew up in Ronkonkoma and is a graduate of Connetquot High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts from New York Institute of Technology where she graduated Cum Laude, and she received a full scholarship to the school’s Master’s Program, where she earned a Master of Arts. As a journalist, she worked at News 12 Long Island, CBS, Inside Edition and Fox News Channel’s Strategy Room. Trish has spent the last 12 years fighting for her constituents in the Town of Islip, and now she wants to fight for the residents of Suffolk County. Trish currently resides in East Islip with her four children.
A proven Leader who cares
Three term Islip Town Councilwoman
Helped Islip achieve a AAA bond rating
Supports local law enforcement for safer neighborhoods
Cut wasteful government spending
Committed to reduce the tax burden on residents and businesses
Favors TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release)
“Taxes are too high for our families and businesses. I will work hard to make it affordable to live in Suffolk County.”
Protect Our Parks
“I know how important it is to keep Suffolk’s parks, beaches and open space a top priority, not just for us, but for future generations.”
Support Our Businesses
“Suffolk must make it easier for industries, large and small, to get an edge and create a stronger Long Island economy.”