A resident of East Palo Alto since 1994, is the owner of Api Consulting, specializing in editing and records management. Previously, her career was in software development and marketing. She holds a BS from Purdue and an MS degree in Computer Science from USC. The archive project is right up her alley. Married to Duane Bay, a former East Palo Alto City Councilmember active in incorporation, she followed his example into community volunteering. Barbara has taken long-term board leadership roles in all of her non-profit work: Midpen Media Center Board President; EPA CAN DO; and a founding board member of OEPA, the East Palo Alto-Belle Haven Chamber of Commerce and the Ravenswood American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) program. She was appointed to the 2010 San Mateo County Charter Review Committee. Barbara has also participated in numerous local political campaigns, including co-chair of the 1997 Measure I campaign.