Barbara Bunting was the speaker for Newton Rotary Club at their January 7th meeting.   Barbara spoke about what you should know about school finance in Kansas. 


Barbara gives considerable amounts of time to her church and to volunteering in the community. Barbara is completing her 12th year on the Newton school board and served as President of the board in 2010-2011. She works diligently to create an environment that best benefits the education of children and their welfare.  Barbara has also been involved in other areas of the community. She worked for  Northview Developmental Services, Inc. as their marketing, development and community liaison. She chaired and served on the   Leave a Legacy” Foundation and is a graduate of Leadership Newton. She served on the Kidron-Bethel Retirement Village Board of Directors and was a member of their fund development committee. She is a member of the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce for many years and served on various chamber committees. Barbara has chaired the Harvey County Communities-in-Schools Advisory Council. She is an active member of St. Mary ’s Catholic Church and has served, with her husband, as honorary Chairs of the“ Carrying on the Faith capital fund campaign, as well as serving on various committees within the church. She is an active member of Junior Reading Circle and is a former president. Barbara is a member of Chapter IA, P.E.O.