Get to Know
Barbie Walker

Occupation: Local Small Business owner over 10 years. The Pint Pot Public House.

Occupational Background: Bowerman Molecular Biology Lab; Martins Ecology and Evolution Lab; Oregon Medical Group, Medical Lab Assistant; Analytical Laboratory, Water Quality Tech

Educational Background: University of Oregon, B.S. Biology, Minor Chemistry

Prior Governmental Experience: University District Business Association, Board President

ACE Aware nominee 2017: Demonstrated an Outstanding Commitment to Excellence in Eudcation – 4j School District

Meet Your Candidate

Barbie Walker has been a community member of Eugene for over 20 years. She was the first of her family to attend college. She work-studied her way through the University of Oregon for a degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry.

She has worked in medical labs and real science situations at the University of Oregon, Oregon Medical Group and elsewhere. She then rooted herself amongst the small business owners of her community for over 10 years now. She continued her love for research, education and community in the Trauma Healing Project Unhoused Youth, DHS when she was a member of Junior League of Eugene.

When she served executive board of Junior League Eugene as VP Community Enrichment, she was a leader in the ABOLISH Movement to end sex trafficking of I-5. She implemented the welcome kits and kitchen design and equipment for local St. Vincent de Paul girl’s youth house. She was the developer of the 4J School District Youth ID Program for at risk/homeless youth, which was legislatively passed, HB2402. Now recognized by the DMV, Determination of Homelessness for an ID Card form.

One of her proudest accomplishments is being a founding developer of The 15th Night Program. A movement to end youth homelessness alongside its Employment Pathways Workforce Innovation & Opportunity programs still going nearly 10 years now.

To this day she continues to work hard to provide economic prosperity at her local small business and volunteer in these aspects. These reflect Barbie Walker’s long-term concern and commitment to public safety, the unhoused and community of Eugene.