Barb is one of the Assistant Directors of Social Justice at the BCTF. In this role, Barb supports the Status of Women, Peace and Global Education and Environmental Justice action groups of the Committee for Action on Social Justice, and is involved in developing equity and inclusion training and resources within the Federation. Barb also co-administers the social justice grants and co-edits Seeds of Social Justice and the Social Justice Newsletter. Before coming to the BCTF, Barb worked as a Student Services teacher in an elementary school in Cranbrook, where she was also the local social justice contact. She also supported Peruvian English teachers in developing a teacher led professional development model as volunteer team leader of the BCTF Peru Project.