Barbara joined the Fresh Start Board in 1997 and served as Vice President for 10 years.

She was responsible for the oversight of the Scholarship Program and has also served as chair for various Annual Event committees. Due to her extensive knowledge of Fresh Start’s Scholarship Program, she currently serves as a consultant and Chair of the Scholar Database. Barbara retired from Widener University in 2011 having worked in higher education for almost 30 years, most recently as Director of Career Services. Barbara has a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics and a Master of Education in Vocational Studies from the University of Delaware. An active member of Aldersgate UMC, she is a member of United Methodist Women and the Altar Guild as well as a volunteer with Family Promise and Emmanuel Dining Room.