Barbara Roberts

Barbara Roberts

Barbara K. Roberts, age 84, passed away on April 29, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by the love of her family. Barbara was born on March 18, 1938, in Cambridge, Nebraska, to Lester and Vera Johnson. On May 25, 1958, Barb married Bob J. Roberts, and the couple settled in...
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Portland Rose Festival honors former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Rose Festival is just a few weeks away, and a special luncheon was held Wednesday to focus on leadership. Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts was the honoree at Wednesday’s event. Roberts was Oregon’s first female governor. She was elected in 1991. FOX...
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State of the County Q&A featuring former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts

At the conclusion of Chair Deborah Kafoury's final State of the County speech, former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts moderated a question-and-answer session. The questions – provided by City Club members and Gov. Roberts herself – spanned a variety of topics, from the urgent responsibilities of the County in the wake of COVID-19 to advice for emerging leaders.

Former Gov. Barbara Roberts endorses Democrat and state Treasurer Tobias Read for governor

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts, a prominent Democrat whose endorsement is sought-after party candidates, has endorsed state Treasurer Tobias Read. The other high-profile candidate in the Democratic primary, former House Speaker Tina Kotek, leads Read in fundraising and endorsements by labor unions, which often play a critical role in funding campaigns and turning out voters for Democrats.

In Surprise Choice, Former Gov. Barbara Roberts Endorses Tobias Read for Governor

Former Gov. Barbara Roberts today announced that she’s giving her endorsement in the May Democratic primary to State Treasurer Tobias Read. “Oregon needs a governor with a statewide record of tackling tough issues, delivering results, and fighting for Oregonians living in every corner of this great state,” Roberts said in a statement. “Tobias has shown he can bring people together, and he will continue his work to build economic opportunity and a better future for all. That’s why I’m supporting Tobias. Oregon needs his proven and steady leadership.”

Obituary: Barbara Roberts

Barbara Alice Roberts, 68, of Winter Park, passed away unexpectedly on November 16, 2021. Barbara was born on October 29, 1953, to the late Charles and Maria Lanz in Philadelphia, PA. After Barbara graduated from Frankford High School in 1971, she went on to study Education at East Stroudsburg University.

Barbara Roberts

Barbara Roberts, age 94, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 25, 2021 surrounded by family. She was born the first of three children to Ralph E. and Lucille (Matlock) Monteith on October 6, 1927. Her siblings are Ralph Monteith and Nancy Talley. Barb married her now deceased husband, William F.,...
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Washington Football Team hires Barbara Roberts as its first full-time psychologist

The Washington Football Team has hired Barbara Roberts, a psychologist and former Georgetown professor, as its first full-time director of wellness and clinical services. Roberts is only the seventh full-time clinician and only the fourth with a PhD in psychology hired by an NFL team as the league has made mental health more of a priority in recent years. Roberts said her hope is that she can continue to “destigmatize” mental health and “normalize” the process of addressing mental wellness.
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WFT Hires Barbara Roberts as 1st Full-Time Director of Wellness and Clinical Services

The Washington Football Team announced Tuesday it hired Dr. Barbara Roberts as director of wellness and clinical services. The newly created full-time role made Washington the seventh NFL team to employ someone with this job title, which focuses on improving players' mental health. "Mental health is one of the most...
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WFT hires Dr. Barbara Roberts as director of wellness

The Washington Football Team has hired well-renowned psychologist Dr. Barbara Roberts as its Director of Wellness and Clinical Services, the franchise announced in a statement on Tuesday. Dr. Roberts is now the first person in Washington's history to hold such a position and just one of seven across the NFL....