As the Operations Coordinator in Hilltop’s Nevada Office, Barbara Hartzell brings a strong background in labor relations and advocacy.
Prior to working at Hilltop, Barbara worked as a Program Assistant to the Director of Finance and later the Director of Government Relations for the Nevada State Education Association. She also served as President of the National Staff Organization – Nevada and was a member of the National Staff Organization Research Committee Team.
Barbara attended Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas and later received her Certificate in Labor Studies from the Harvard Trade Union Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Barbara grew up on the Las Vegas Paiute Reservation and is an enrolled member of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe from Lake Havasu, California. As a Native Nevadan, she still resides in Las Vegas with her two children, Jason and Kuneha (Bunny).