Barb grew up in Illinois and moved to Michigan in 1973. She has a B.A in English Education from Western Illinois University and an MA in Guidance and Counseling from Eastern Michigan University.,/p>
Currently, she is employed at Fr. Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, MI, as Director of Counseling. At the school, she is also moderator of the Pro-Life Club, member of the KAIROS retreat team, member of the Admissions Committee, and Administrative Team member.
Barb is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Ann Arbor where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the hospitality team. In the past, she has taught CCD. She is also a member of the Word of God, an ecumenical, charismatic community.