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PEGGY BARBER

Peggy Barber is a public policy consultant in education legislation with a particular interest in social justice. Her professional career began as an engineer at Rocketdyne, where she designed rocket engine components and pioneered the use of computers in design. She was president of 31st District PTA (Los Angeles) where she was instrumental in establishing school-based health clinics and child care programs. She served on the boards of the California PTA, Los Angeles County United Way, and the L.A. Educational Partnership. More recently she represented the Los Angeles Unified School District as a legislative advocate in Washington, D.C. and at the CA State Board of Education. During her youth Ms. Barber taught piano, was a church organist, played piano in a Dixieland jazz band, and was oboist with the San Fernando Valley Symphony.