A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Barbara has been in the field of education of children with special needs for the past 32 years. Retired Inclusion Support Services Consultant with the Winnipeg School Division, she is a P.A.T.H. Trainer and facilitator.
Barbara was a co-chair of the G.R.O.W. in Gimli advisory committee, committee member of the Person's With Disabilities Steering Committee (six years), and is an original board member of G.R.O.W. Her volunteer work includes the Heart and Stroke and Cancer foundations, Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, and Gray Academy.