Dick Barrett

Dick Barrett DEMDemocrat

Member of the Montana House of Representatives

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Dick BarrettDEMDemocrat Member of the Montana House of Representatives
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Dick Barrett (born July 23, 1942) is a Democratic member of the Montana Legislature. He was elected to House District 93 which represents a portion of the Missoula area and was the State Senator of District 45 before his retirement in 2021, with his last official session occurring in 2019. During his farewell remarks to the Montana Senate Chamber on April 25, 2019 at the Montana Capitol Building in Helena, Montana, Senator Barrett serenaded his fellow members with his rendition of Arthur Sullivan's and W. S. Gilbert's "When all night long a chap remains" from their 19th century comedic opera, Iolanthe. His rendition was recorded by the Montana Public Affairs Network and can be enjoyed here.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD Economics
1966 - 1970
Swarthmore College
BA Economics
1964
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Senator
Montana State Senate
2013 - 2021
Representative
Montana State House of Representatives
2008 - 2012
Professor of Economics
University of Montana
1970 - 2007
Volunteer
Peace Corps
1964 - 1966
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Member
Missoula Whitewater Association
Member
Missoula Medical Aid and Montana Conservation Voters
Member
Governor’s Economic Development Council
Member
Missoula Food Bank
Member
Democratic Central Committee
Member
Missoula Planned Parenthood
President
University Faculty Association
Treasurer
Montana Federation of Teachers
Former Member
Highways and Transportation Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Rules Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Joint Select Committee on Healthcare, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Finance and Claims Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Local Government Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Energy and Telecommunications Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on General Government, Montana State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Joint Interim Committee on Revenue, Montana State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Taxation Committee, Montana State Senate