Barb has been a Constable with the Vancouver Police Department since 2002 and has primarily worked in the Downtown Business District in patrol, neighbourhood policing, as a long term acting sergeant in crime control and as a field trainer to police recruits. Barb particularly enjoys community engagement, fostering relationships with the staff and residents in marginalized housing, and working closely with the tourist hotels in the City. Barb also sits on the steering committee for VPD’s Beyond 2020 Resiliency conference, scheduled for October 2023. As a founding Board member of BCWLE, Barb is proud to have played a key role in the start up of an organization that exists to be a supportive community for police women throughout the province. Click on contact to send Barb an email or email her directly at