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Council Member Barbara Hamilton

City Council Member, District 1

2018 - present

760-434-2830 (office) | 760-717-6627 (mobile) 
council@carlsbadca.gov  |  barbara.hamilton@carlsbadca.gov

Office hours: Thursdays, 3 to 5 p.m.

* Please call 760-434-2830 to confirm office hours prior to visiting, just in case there is a last minute change.             

Regional government

  • Encina Wastewater Authority Board of Directors Member
  • SANDAG Board of Directors (1st alternate)
  • North County Dispatch Joint Powers Authority Member (alternate)
Community involvement
  • Olde Carlsbad Voter Coalition 2017-2018
  • Novation Environmental Advisory Group 2010-2015
  • Nutrition in Healthcare Leadership Team (NHLT) for San Diego County 2010-2016
  • Envision Carlsbad Citizens’ Committee 2009-2012
  • Chair of the Sustainability Committee at Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce 2008-2010
  • Save the Sherman Property Documentary – Local Gov’t and Media Awareness Project 2006-2007
  • Vice President of BV Benefactors 2001-2003
  • Public Art Commissioner for the City of Oceanside 1998-2000

Awards and recognition

  • Key Green Solutions, 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Data & Tracking, 2012 Excellence in Sustainability Management
  • Practice Greenhealth, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 Environmental Excellence Awards
  • San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) 2013 Diamond Award - Best New Program
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, 2010 Green Team Task Force of the Year, 2009 Business of the Year award Finalist and Committee Chair of the Year, 2008 Business of the Year award Finalist and Member of the Year
  • San Diego North Economic Development Council, 2009 Green Business of the Year award finalist
  • U.S. Army medal for meritorious service in an occupied territory

Personal information

  • Master of Applied Science, Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver
  • LEED Green Associate, US Green Building Council
  • Bachelor of Arts, Russian Language, Literature, Culture and Civilization, UC Irvine 
  • Military Veteran, Russian Linguist, U.S. Army
  • Married to John Hamilton, two children: Jackson and Elaina

Contact Information

Council Member Barbara Hamilton
City of Carlsbad
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

760-434-2830 office
760-717-6627 mobile