Barbara served as a Senior Human Resources Manager at the U.S. Marshals Service. In that capacity, she worked closely with all levels of the organization, including senior executives and presidential appointees. She managed the recruitment and selection program for administrative employees and law enforcement officers. She retired with 30+ years of federal service. She is an undergraduate of Marietta College with a BA in Speech, English, and Education. Upon retirement, Barbara joined Encore Learning and served as a class aide for several courses. In 2017 she became an Encore Learning Vice President, and in 2018 began Co-Chairing the Academic Programs Committee. Her community service has included volunteering as a Master Food Volunteer focusing on healthy nutrition and food preparation for kids through senior citizens. She has also volunteered with the Arlington Food Assistance Center.