“John Barrett was born and raised in San Mateo. He is married to Jeanette Cook and the father of four children: John Barrett,III, Jaime Barrett-Vigil, Molly Welton and Gabrielle Barrett. He is a Loan Consultant with Luther Burbank Mortgage. John has been active in The Rotary Club of San Mateo Club’s World Community Service Committee, primarily working on Rotary International projects. In 2004 after delivering wheel chairs to landmine victims in rural Cambodia, he and some friends starting the Cambodia Academy of Mongkol Borei. This school for grade school children serves the poorest of the poor children in this rural community. John is currently on the School Board of Directors serving as Secretary.
In addition to his service overseas, John feels that we also need to strive to meet the emotional and physical needs of our elderly, forgotten friends in our own backyard. We can do this by offering them the gifts of respect and love by visiting, socializing, and providing programs that combat loneliness.”