Kiwanis Club of Tampa
Healthy Families Hillsborough Program Manager
Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County
On her return from the Peace Corps, Barbara began working in the area of Maternal and Child Health as the “Parents Too Soon” program manager and then as evaluator of this program for the funder, the Ounce of Prevention Fund of IL, until 1998.
She was then recruited by the Ounce of Prevention Fund of FL as the Senior Program Specialist for Healthy Families Florida where she provided Quality Assurance and Technical Assistance for the statewide Healthy Families Florida programs. In 2004, she was hired in her current position of Healthy Families Hillsborough Program Director. Healthy Families is the only program proven to prevent child abuse and neglect in the State of Florida.