A resident of Chicago, Barbara continues her association with Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as a member of The Founder’s Board/Associate Board. Since 1989, she has chaired fundraising events and served on a variety of committees to benefit the hospital. She was a member of the JDRF Board/Chicago and continues to support their mission. Barbara graduated with a BA from the University of Denver and is certified with a Baking and Pastry degree from the Illinois Institute of Art. After raising 4 children, Barbara is appreciating the opportunity to support the national parks.