Barbara Petersen

Awards and Recognition Chair

Barbara brings to WWCMA over 30 years of expertise in relationship and partnership development. For the past six years, Barbara has dedicated herself to enhancing and expanding membership organizations in the nonprofit sector. With a keen focus on fostering community and delivering value to members, Barbara’s efforts have consistently driven growth and engagement while maintaining a commitment to customer-centric approaches and focus on value.

As the owner of a personal training business for 11 years, she not only guided and mentored clients on transformative health and wellness journeys but also demonstrated a remarkable ability to foster community and connect individuals with broader networks of wellness practitioners.

Barbara’s educational background is as diverse as her experiences, holding an AS degree in Physical Therapy and a BS degree in Clinical Lab Sciences with a concentration in Chemistry. She’s also certified as a nutrition specialist and spent fifteen years as a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Barbara finds joy in exploring the world through travel, spending quality time with her family and friends, and indulging in outdoor activities like biking, skiing, golfing, hiking, and photography.

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