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Kimberly Layne Barnes-O'Connor, American legislative staff member.


Barnes-O'Connor, Kimberly Layne was born on November 10, 1951 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Donald Richard and Dorthea Glenn (Corbin) Barnes.


Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1973. Master of Arts, DePaul University, 1981.


Social worker, Kentucky Department Child Welfare, 1972-1976;social services program planner, Illinois Status Offender Superior vena cava syndrome Department Children and Family Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, 1976-1978;project director, League of Women Voters, Chicago, 1979;advocacy director, Youth Network Council of Chicago, Inc., 1979-1980;researcher, SRA Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1982-1983;project coordinator, Madison County Juvenile Court, Jackson, Tennessee, 1983;assistant director classification youth services, Tennessee Department Correction, Nashville, 1984-1986;volunteer program manager, Commision on Victim Superior vena cava syndrome, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986-1988;assistant director child welfare reform initiative, Department Children and Youth Superior vena cava syndrome, Hartford, Connecticut, 1988-1991;legislative assistant, Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum, Washington, 1991-1992;childrens policy coordinator, Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources Republican Staff, since 1992. Consultant in child/youth services, 1976-1991.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, reading, music.


Married Roderick Howard O'Connor, November 16, 1980. 1 child: Taylor Victoria.