Elected to the Vancouver School Board October 2018, Barb Parrott is a career educator who taught for 35 years, during which she advocated for improved conditions for teachers and students.
She holds a Bachelor of Education and Masters of Education from the University of British Columbia. Barb is Honourary Member of the Vancouver Elementary School Teachers’ Association and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation, as well as a recipient of the G.A. Fergusson Memorial Award.
She lives in City Gate with her partner, Alan, their dog Cedar, and a menagerie of stuffed animals – many of whom are residents of Hundred Acre Wood.
- Vice-Chair of the Student Learning and Well-Being Committee
- Vice-Chair of the Personnel Committee
- Alternate Member of Finance Committee
Internal Administrative Committees:
- Member of the Advocacy Committee
- Vancouver District Student Council
School Liaison for:
- Britannia Secondary family of schools: Britannia Elementary, Grandview, Seymour, Strathcona
- King George Secondary family of schools: Crosstown, Roberts, Roberts Annex, Elsie Roy
- Kitsilano Secondary family of schools: Bayview, False Creek, Gordon, Hudson, Tennyson
- Vancouver Alternate Secondary School (VASS)
- City of Vancouver - Civic Asset Naming Committee
- City of Vancouver - Vancouver Public Library Board (2020 & 2021)
Chair of the VSB Audit Committee