Barry McLerran is Deputy District Director for Congresswoman Mia Love. He represents the Congresswoman throughout the District in the areas of Transportation, Natural Resources, Public Lands, Energy, Agriculture, Taxation, Labor, and Military and Veterans Affairs.
In earlier years Barry served in the United States Navy, worked as Director of the National Crisis Center for the Deaf and the Virginia Relay Service for the Deaf, the Director of Humanitarian Aid for Family Action Council International, and served on the United Nations NGO Committee for the Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. Just prior to working for the Congresswoman he was a documentary film producer. He produced six films, including The Lost Civilizations of North America which won Best Multicultural Documentary at the International Cherokee Film Festival.
Barry worked eleven years for Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, a chain of outdoor stores in the east, as the head of the Buying Department. As such he engaged with all of the major companies in the outdoor industry, as well as the OR show and OIA. His main activities in the outdoors have been climbing and backpacking, though both activities have tapered off since a cliff fall in 1990.
Barry and his wife Mary have 5 children and 9 grandchildren and have lived in Utah since 2005, and now live in Eagle Mountain.