Barbara is a small business owner, practicing attorney with a background in Petroleum Engineering. When asked about her greatest accomplishment, she beams and says:

"I'm running for judge because I want to build a better community, promote economic development, and be the best advocate for our county."


  • Nueces County Appointee Port of Corpus Christi Authority, serving 3rd term
  • South Texas Military Task Force Board Member
  • Eagleford Center for Research and Outreach (EFCREO) TAMUK, Board Member and Founding Member
  • Presidential Selection Committee, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Appointed by Chancellor John Sharp
  • United Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Robstown Investment Development Corporation
  • President, Founder, Ready or Not Foundation
  • Education is Our Freedom Scholarship Foundation, Board Member
  • Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, Board Member
  • South Texas Institute for the Arts, Trustee
  • Fannie Bluntzer Nason Renewal Center "Spirit Center", Board Member

"As the next Nueces County Judge, I will provide efficient government that creates economic development opportunities through approachable leadership and focused planning. Together we will make Nueces county our state's next regional powerhouse."



I will improve the way our local government works, reduce waste, and make sure your tax dollars are working to improve the lives of all people living in Nueces County.


I will work with individuals and employers to create a unified vision for the future and to leverage resources so that we are all working toward common goals that benefit everyone living in Nueces County.


I will continue focusing on growing our tax base and employment opportunities so that our economy can thrive into the future.


Community service and engagement are cornerstones of a strong society and I will continue encouraging such strength-building throughout the Coast Bend.


The unique voices and beliefs of all residents deserve to be heard by leaders. I will host regular community listening sessions to ensure I am doing my best to represent and meet your needs.