A graduate of California State University at Fresno with a B.A. degree in Art History and Business Administration, she also has done postgraduate study in art history and printmaking. Barbara has over 25 years of experience in cultural arts, business, marketing, and community relations.
Barbara also currently serves on the City of Sammamish Arts Commission and the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Home Society of Washington. Prior to these endeavors, Barbara served as the Director of External Affairs for Bellevue Arts Museum and as Interim Executive Director of the Washington State Arts Alliance.