Barbara Stokes Sets Disaster Management Trends

Barbara Stokes, the chief executive officer of Green Structure Homes of Alabama(GSH), continues to make the most of her leadership in the disaster relief industry.

The Disaster Relief Contractor GSH was launched by Barbara and her husband, Scott Stokes, the company’s chief operating officer, in 2008. Headquartered in Huntsville, GSH provides both the United States government and private consumers with state of the art modular wood frame and steel homes, which are energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Follow Barbara Stokes on Facebook.

The company tackles activities such as designing, delivering, building of residential and commercial structures. GSH also delivers land planning, infrastructure, civil engineering services, complete on-site utility coordination and installation and more.

Stokes, who makes use of her extensive experience with government contracting, recently revealed the company would set up new manufacturing jobs.

The jobs are a result of a new $28.5 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the jobs are located in six states that include Alabama, North Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Read more about Barbara Stokes at

The company will also produce modular homes in each of the manufacturing facilities.

Stokes said in a statement that she is enthusiastic about being there for the local businesses in the states as well as increasing the speed of job growth in the areas.

Stokes graduated from Mercer University with a BSE degree in biomedical/medical engineering. She also studied manufacturing and management, thermodynamics and technical communication.

Her previous experience includes positions with Pisces Corporation and Boeing Company. She also founded the Biomedical Engineering Club.

Barbara Stokes has received the Engineering Education-Transfer Scholarship award and has published Pendulum Research Summer 1999, Earthquakes in Middle Georgia.

She is the mother to three children and an active volunteer in Huntsville, Alabama.


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