Bert lives with his wife Susan in Camp Hill and they have attended St. James Presbyterian Church since 1994. He graduated from Penn State University in 1973 and attained his Masters Degree in 1985. In 1988 he married Susan and they have 2 children Bret and Morgan. He worked for the department of Corrections for 34 years and retired in 2011. He has been a member of session since 2016 and is on the property and finance committee.