Barry is a retired Registered Nurse and presently is the a Wellness Consultant. Barry received a BSN from the University of Oklahoma and has completed many Air Force Leadership Schools. She also volunteers for the Island County/WSU Beach Watcher and Naturalist Programs, the American Red Cross Hospital, NAS Family Practice, and is a Vestry Clerk at St. Stephen Episcopal Church.
Barry is also on the Boards of C.A.R.E Animal Protection Program and the Masonic organization of Amaranth & White Shrine, and serves as the Station Chairman of the American Red Cross Hospital, the Region Deputy Director of Cadet Programs, and the Director of the Regional Staff College and Cadet Leadership School. Barry has many grandchildren and enjoys gardening, flying, golfing, and taking care of children in fur coats.