Congratulations to our own Jim Barker!
Congratulations to Jim Barker, as he was recently elected as President of MSS (Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valves and Fittings Industry) for a three year term (2021 – 2024).
This is a great accomplishment and recognition because Jim has been active and worked hard on MSS standards and MSS officer structure for many years. Jim has chaired many of the standards committees; many industry standards show his leadership and company affiliation in the introductions. Help us to congratulate Jim!
Consultant-MSS Designated Representative for DeZURIK Inc. 48 years’ experience in engineering and management in the valve industry including Vice President of Product Engineering at DeZURIK Inc.
Currently serving on the MSS Board of Directors – 1st Vice President
Served on the MSS Coordinating Committee with oversight for Committees 203, 310, 407 and 501
Chairman of Committee 308
Chairman of Committee 407
Chairman of Committee 409
Vice Chairman of Committee 310
Voting member on Committees 114, 302, 304, 306, 308, 310, 407, 409, 410
Voting member on the API technical committees for valves and piping for 38 years
Currently a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for 42 years
Currently serving on ASME B16 Committee and Subcommittee N
Currently a member of the (VMA) Valve Manufacturers Association Technical Committee for 17 years
Inventor on six valve related patents
Served on the Board of Directors for Opportunity Manor Inc. for 3 years
Served on the Board of Directors for the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce for 12 years Served as Chamber
President for 2 years and Executive Director for 10 years
Lifetime member of the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce