Areas of Expertise
Procurement, contracting, and resource allocation
Barbara Goodwin is the business operations analyst in AARP’s Public Policy Institute, where she manages administrative processes related to budgets, procurement of goods and services, and contractor and vendor payments.
Barbara began working with AARP in 1985, and she has held various administrative oversight positions in the Division of Legislation, Research, and Public Policy. She has also served as senior executive secretary in the office of the executive director. Before arriving in the United States, Barbara worked with law firms both in the United Kingdom and in
Germany. She was educated in England and received GCSE (general certificate of secondary education) and Royal Society of Arts qualifications in office practice.