Meet the Board: Liz Barrett, Board Member

Liz Barrett

Liz Barrett, Board Member
Current elected term: December 2018 - December 2022


Liz was elected to the Board of Education in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. She served as Vice President of the Board from 2014-2017. In addition to her Board service, Liz works full time in communications and helping businesses grow. She has worked as a federal consultant focusing on strategic planning, business process improvement, and policy and regulatory affairs; she focused particularly on gender-based equal pay and civil rights work. Previously, she served as director of Communication and Regulatory Policy at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She also taught English at Anne Arundel Community College and the College of Southern Maryland. Liz volunteers with FCPS, Girl Scouts, LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations, and is active in a number of poverty and homelessness initiatives in Frederick County. She and her wife, Caroline, live in Frederick, and their three children attend Frederick County Public Schools.