Position: Lead Agent / Owner

Qualification: Fire & Casulaty Broker
Agent Lic #0819276

Phone: (916) 681-5554


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About Me

Barbara Erwin started with MVH Insurance Agency in 1984 when she moved from Abilene Texas with her husband & family. Her father-in-law, Michael Minard, started the agency in 1976 after selling his agency in Southern CA. She started as a Customer Service Representative and became a licensed Property and Casualty Agent. She became Co-Owner of Minard Insurance in 2003 and a Co-Owner of Van Doren-Hamlow Insurance in 2008 when Lloyd Hamlow retired. She specializes in Mobile Home Insurance and helping our customers to find the best coverage to fit their needs and budget.

Barbara lives in Yuba City, CA with her husband John. She has 3 grown children, Taji ( who she is partners with in the agency), Joseph, and Kristen. She also has 4 grandchildren, Eriq, Carson, Presley, and Karley.

In her spare time, Barbara enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and reading. She is also involved in cooking for charity events with her husband and the River City Roasters from the 940th Wing at Beale AFB.