Toby Barker
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Toby Barker

Republican

American politician

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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General
Post Office Box 1898
Hattiesburg, MS. 39403
General
200 Forrest Street
Hattiesburg, MS. 39401
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Toby Barker

American politician
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39
Years of Age
9
Years of Experience
MSResidence (state)

Toby Barker (born December 31, 1981) is an American politician and the current Mayor of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. In 2007, he was elected a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 102nd District. At the age of 25, Barker became the youngest legislator elected in Mississippi's history. He is a former member of the Republican Party. In 2017, Barker ran as an independent and defeated four-term incumbent Johnny DuPree to become Hattiesburg's 35th mayor.Barker is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (2004) and a Master of Science degree in Economic Development (2006). He also holds a Master of Healthcare Leadership degree from Brown University (2015).

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Experience

Education

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University of Southern Mississippi
MA
2006
University of Southern Mississippi
BA
2004

Past Positions

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Mayor
City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Current
Representative
Mississippi House of Representatives
2008 - 2017
Former Staff
Local and State Campaigns
Assistant Director
Southern Mississippi Business Assistance Center
2006
Director
Southern Mississippi Business Assistance Center
2006
Project Manager
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
2005 - 2006
Account Executive
Barker Advertising, present

Other Experience

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Member
Rotary Club
Member
Pine Belt Innovation Council
Member
Area Development Partnership
Member
Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Chapter
Member
Downtown Association
Secretary
Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee Chairman
Education Committee
Vice Chairman
Public Health and Human Services Committee