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Barbara Jean Fontana

Barbara Jean Fontana, American nutritionist.


  • Fontana, Barbara Jean was born on September 9, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Robert Alfred and Virginia (Hartmann) Lubker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1968. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, College Park, 1983.


    • Dietitian Yale University, 1968—1971. Food service training Fremont Schools, California, 1973—1977. Research nutritionist Georgetown University, 1977—1978.

      Nutrition education chief food programs United States Department Agriculture, Washington, 1978—1980. Nutritionist Extension Service, 1980—1981. Executive secretary National Agricultural Research and Extension Users Advisory Board, 1981—1984.

      Staff director agriculture National Governors Association, since 1984. Lecturer, advisor San Francisco State University, 1976—1977.


    • Children: Brent, Ryan.
    • father: Robert Alfred Lubker
    • mother: Virginia (Hartmann) Lubker
    • children: Brent Fontana
    • Ryan Fontana
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    Born September 9, 1946
    (age 71)