Barb has been with 1st American Management since April 1, 2020. Prior to this position, she was hired by Shorewood Forest POA in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant. She is currently responsible for scheduling clubhouse and pavilion rentals and preparing those agreements; assisting with boat registrations, dock leases, preparing welcome packets for new residents, and compiling information and soliciting for advertising in the bi-monthly Shorelines publication.
Her prior work experience highlights her involvement in local government for 20 years. Barb started out working in accounts payable/receivable, transitioned to the Building Department and had the titles of Secretary, Administrator, and then Director of Building, Planning, and Zoning. During those years she continued as Recording Secretary for the Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. Her last achievement in government was Deputy Clerk-Treasurer.
In addition, Barb earned the Indiana League Municipal Clerk-Treasurer Certificate (i.e. “ILMCT’) and received a Certificate for completing the Annual ILMCT Institute and Academy at Ball State.
In her free time, Barb enjoys spending time with her family and seven grandchildren. She is a member of American Legion Post 20 and the Blues Steel Blues Society. She enjoys volunteering through her church and at the Food Bank at Northwest Indiana.