Barbara Larson-Herber

Barbara Larson-Herber worked for forty years in the human services field in Wisconsin, spending the last 28 years as the Director of the Shawano County Department of Community Programs. She managed more than 100 employees and operated residential, vocational, counseling, and after-hour emergency and case management services. Her professional career was spent focusing on support and services to individuals experiencing cognitive, mental health and substance abuse challenges, with a goal of creating sustainable consumer centered services locally. She retired in 2014 and has provided program evaluation and facilitation services to agencies in Northeast Wisconsin since that time. Larson-Herber became a Lakeland Care Board member in 2018 and lives in Crivitz, WI in Marinette County.