Barb is the energy storage project manager for the Energy Transition Lab. Prior to IonE, Barb served as Committee Administrator for the Minnesota Senate’s Environment and Energy Policy and Finance Committee, where she helped draft and pass legislation to further Minnesota’s legacy of natural resource stewardship and clean energy leadership. In her 8 years at the Legislature, she also worked on health care, poverty and “good government” policy. Her diverse work history also includes titles such as communications and media specialist, oyster farmer and flight attendant. Barb has a BA in English and Arts History from the University of Minnesota.