Barry Walker
Bridgewater-Raritan Board of Education Candidate

About Me


  • 17 year resident of Bridgewater
  • Board of Education Member since 2015
  • Severed on numerous Board of Education Committees – Community Relations (Chairman 2015-16), Personnel, Finance Facilities and Transportation (Chairman 2017) and Harassment Intimation and Bullying (2015, 2017).
  • Board of Education Liaison to District Technology Committee (2016), Somerset County Educational Services Commission (2016 Executive Committee, alternate 2017), Council of Schools (2017), Educational Foundation of Bridgewater-Raritan (2014-17)
  • New Jersey School Board Association – New Board Member Boardsmanship Certification
  • Married with one daughter who is attending the Middle School
  • Full time Dad – best job in the world!!
  • Hillside PTO Treasurer (2014-2015)
  • PTO Member (2009-2017)
  • College Recruiter / Interviewer (1990 – present)
  • Worked with youth in mentoring program (1990-95)
  • Religious Education Catechist working with 3rd, 5th and 6th graders (2012-present)
  • Recreational Soccer Coach (2009-10)
  • Boy Scouts of America - Assistant Scout Master (1989-1997)


Professional Experience:
Graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Physics and graduate work at Loyola University in electrical engineering.
20 plus years working in the engineering test and evaluation arena. Performed operations, testing, management, product development, customer relations, sales and marketing.