Barbara Ward, MBA, is a Survey Director in Survey Research Operations (SRO). She has over 30 years of experience in survey research, including 14 years in proposal development and financial management and 14 years managing data collection activities. Ms. Ward is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with experience managing large, complex data collection projects using educational assessments, anthropometric measurements, biomarkers and environmental data collection. Her past projects have included interviewing with children and hard-to-find populations. Ms. Ward developed SRO’s mandated reporting protocol and serves as the team leader for the mandated reporting triage team. She serves as an IRB consultant for SRO.