Barbara is an urban planner with SvN Architects + Planners in Toronto and Winnipeg. She has 35 years of planning experience and is a graduate of Queen’s University and the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Architecture, Master of City Planning. Her work includes feasibility studies and strategic plans for clients in the cultural and institutional sectors. In particular, Barbara leads SvN’s Places of Worship practice. She provides strategic advice to the United Church of Canada, Presbyterian Church in Canada, Catholic Church of Manitoba, Anglican Diocese of Toronto and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada. Barbara is currently the Chair of the Editorial Board of Plan Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, a Board member of the Council for Canadian Urbanism and a Governor of the National Trust for Canada.