B.A. Wheaton College 1988
Coordinating multiple projects on behalf of Student Engagement, Barb especially enjoys working with students to plan and program Orientation Week. She oversees the Student Activities website & media team, manages the logistics of the student leader retreat at HoneyRock, and supports the work of Steve Ivester, Dean for Student Engagement. As a student leader during her time at Wheaton College, Barb knows first hand the importance of leadership development at a Liberal Arts College. In her role as the Student Engagement Program Coordinator, Barb sees the value of working closely with student leaders to help them accomplish their goals while gaining valuable leadership experience.
Barb's family is at the center of life. She is married to Tom (BA '88) who is a math teacher and basketball coach at Glenbard South High School. With Jake a junior in high school, they enjoy Wheaton North football games and a variety of church involvement. Katie and Ben recently graduated from Wheaton, and Claire is a current sophomore. As a family they've had the privilege of traveling to a variety of places to visit or serve including the Dominican Republic, Wyoming & Montana, Switzerland, Jordan and Israel.