Ms. Brewer founded the Grant County Community Foundation in Silver City, NM. She established the first Mobile Food Pantry in Gila, NM and now works as the Volunteer Coordinator. She was awarded the 2013 Rio Grande Volunteer of the Year and serves on the board of the Gila Valley Library. She has extensive experience in setting policy on school boards and the City Council. Barrett is also a “book artist,” creating one-of-a-kind and edition “artist’s books.” She received a Masters at the Grant Institute of Geology in Edinburgh, Scotland.