Mrs. Barbara E. Barnett

Senior Administrative Assistant

Anderson University Center - Room 300
  • Professional
  • Biography
  • Personal


  • Associate, Arts & Science, Tacoma Community College, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Pacific Lutheran University, in process


Management of front office responsibilities for the Counseling Center and the Disability Support Services testing center.


  • Recognized by PLU Women's Center as an Inspirational Woman - March 2016
  • Recognized by PLU Center for Gender Equity as a Woman with Vision / Inspirational Woman - March 2017


Barbara has been a PLU staff member since 2002, first working within the Student Life Office then joining the Counseling Center team in 2016.  She has held several membership positions on university committees, including the Parking Committee, Pacific Lutheran University Staff Council, and most recently the Campus Ministry Council.  Previous to PLU, Barbara worked at a local property management company, was a retail sales clerk, and a legal assistant in Montana.

Fun Facts

  • Barbara loves chocolate and coffee. Ask her about the BNCF. :)
  • Barbara recently celebrated her 20th wedding anniversary and adores her young son.