Kenneth Barr is a consultant on governmental relations and public affairs.
He was elected Mayor of Fort Worth four times before retiring in 2003. Since May 2019, Kenneth has served as an elected Trustee of the Tarrant County College District. He is the vice president of the TCC board.
Kenneth served 11 years as a member and as Chairman of the Board of NTTA. He played a key role in developing several roadway projects including the Chisholm Trail Parkway in Fort Worth, and the 360 Tollway through Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Mansfield.
Past service includes serving as a Director of DFW International Airport; President of the Texas Municipal League; Chairman of Transportation Committees of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities.
He currently is the immediate past chairman of the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth and chairs the board of Medical City Fort Worth Hospital. He is a 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. Kenneth’s late father, Willard Barr, was Mayor of Fort Worth from 1965 to 1967.