Kenneth Barr is a consultant on governmental relations and public affairs with the Barr Consulting Group.
He was elected Mayor of Fort Worth four times prior to retiring in 2003. In May of 2019 he was elected to serve as a Trustee of Tarrant County College.
Kenneth served 11 years as a member and as Chairman of the Board of NTTA and played a key role in the development of several roadway projects including the Chisholm Trail Parkway.
Past service includes serving as a Director of DFW International Airport; President of the Texas Municipal League; Chairman of Transportation Committees of U.S. Conference of Mayors and National League of Cities.
He currently serves as Chair of the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth, on the Executive Committee of the Van Cliburn Foundation, and the board of Medical City Fort Worth Hospital. He is past chairman of the North Texas Commission and Fort Worth Sister Cities International; he served as president of the Exchange Club of Fort Worth and the Rotary Club of Fort Worth.
Born in Fort Worth, he attended Fort Worth public schools, earned a business degree from Texas Christian University and studied economics in graduate school at TCU. He and his wife, Karen, have a married daughter and