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Full Name:   Barbara G. Haller
Birth Date:   November 11, 1948 (58 years old)
Birth Place:   Schenectady, NY
Immediate Family:   • Daughter, Charlotte Haller, professor at WSC
• Son-in-law, Joseph Cullon
• Grandson, Ezra Cullon (3 years old)
This family lives in Worcester, District 1
• Son, Jacob Haller, computer support, Providence, RI
Professional Experience:   • BSEE with Distinction, WPI 1983
• AE, Top Engineering Student, Worcester Junior College, 1980
• School of Industrial Management, WPI, graduate 1990ís
• 24 years at National Grid (previously known as New England Electric), most recently as Supervisor of Meter Test in Worcester, previously meter engineer, meter technician, retired in 2004.
Community Experience:  

• Former long-time activist in Beacon-Brightly section of the Main South neighborhood
• Former board member of several community-based organizations (City Managerís Advisory Committee on Beacon-Brightly, WCG, MSCDC, YMCA, City Managerís Commission on Homelessness)
• Presently board member of WCAC, member of Green Island Residents, Inc. and MSCDC
• Supporter and contributor to many neighborhood-based organizations, including: Arts Worcester, George Street Bike Race, First Night, Pernet Center, Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center, Winslow Street Park, Worcester Common Ground, College Hill Civic Association, Regional Environmental Council, South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corp., Family Health Center, Helen Bowditch Community Health Center, ALL School Reorganization Task Force, Webster Square Business Association, Chandler Business Association, Elm Park-Lincoln Estate Neighborhood Association, Shepard-King Crime Watch, Illinois Street Crime Watch, PREP+ Neighborhood Association, EHANA, Neighborhood Cabinet, ARTichoke Food Coop, stART in the Street, Chandler-Winfield-Dewey Streets Neighborhood Association, Earth Day, community gardens

Political Experience:  

• Worcester:
Worcester City Councilor D4, 2002 Ė present
Current Chair: Health, Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization
• Town of Holland:
Holland Elementary School Committee, Holland representative on Tantasqua Regional School Committee; Board of Health

Party:   Democratic
Hobbies   Playing with my grandson, dinner parties for friends, crocheting blankets, quilting, dancing, collecting local art
Favorite Movie:   Matrix
Favorite Author:   Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Favorite Book:   One Hundred Years of Solitude
Favorite Food:   Fish
Admired Politicians:   Franklin Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Martin Luther King, Jr., Eli Thayer
Best Friend:   Frank Zitomersky, my house mate

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