Barbara Monteith, who is Development Specialist for the Southeastern Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, spoke at the Kiwanis of Williamsburg luncheon on 7/29. Barbara has worked in development for the for the past three years. However, she first got involved with the Association when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's eight years ago, and has served as a long-distance caregiver and advocate for her mom since her father's death in 2010.
In addition to her work for the Alzheimer's Association, Ms. Monteith has also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) to adult students for more than 20 years in Fairfax County, VA, at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, and most recently at the College of William & Mary where she is currently an Adjunct Instructor for the Graduate Center in Arts & Sciences.
Ms. Monteith holds a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in linguistics from George Mason University. She and her family live in Williamsburg.
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