Barbara C. Morton

Deputy, Veterans Experience Office

Department of Veterans Affairs

Barbara C. Morton joined the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2006. A native of Rockport, Massachusetts, Barbara attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, earning a degree in psychology and philosophy. After receiving her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, Barbara completed two clerkships in the New England area and thereafter pursued an LL.M. in constitutional law at Georgetown Law, which she completed in 2005.

While at VA, Barbara has served in a variety of capacities, to include at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals as a Staff Attorney in the Office of Veterans Law Judges, Special Counsel to the Appellate Group, Special Assistant to the Vice Chairman, Executive Assistant to the Chairman, and Executive Director of Management, Planning & Analysis. She joined the Veterans Experience Office (VEO) as Deputy in July 2016, building a lasting customer experience capability at VA and sharing best practices across sister Federal Agencies.

Barbara has published a variety of law review articles, including two pieces relating to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Barbara dabbles in the arts, to include painting, photography, ceramics, and stained glass, and she loves following professional tennis and basketball. She also enjoys volunteering for various Veteran-centered causes, to include events at Arlington National Cemetery and the annual Toys-for-Tots campaign.