Barbara is a project program specialist that came on board in February 2019. She works on grant evaluations and the websites maintained by OBRE and CCE. Barbara has a diverse background in higher education that includes instruction and curriculum development for both credit and workforce programs, community outreach, academic advising, and financial aid advising. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Central Arkansas and she is currently working on a Master’s of Public Administration at Arkansas State. Barbara and her husband Tracy Klotz are avid wildlife advocates and animal lovers. They started KP Exotic Outreach & Education in 2018, visiting area schools and events for outreach and educational programs about wildlife, reptiles, and other exotic pets.