Barry currently serves as the Senior Director of Educational Services at the Association of California School Administrators. He completed a forty-year career in public education in the Bay Area that concluded by serving for a decade as the Superintendent in the Mountain View Los Altos School District after receiving his doctorate from Stanford. He currently serves on four other non-profit boards focusing on youth and education. Barry is the current Vice Chairperson for the Western Association of School and Colleges that accredits almost 300 schools throughout Asia. He joined the VIA Board in 2016.