National Board Mourns Passing of Former Member
The National Board was saddened to learn of the recent passing of former Detroit, Michigan, member Michael Barber. He died on October 29, 2015.
Mr. Barber served in the US Navy from 1971 to 1975, assigned to the USS Kitty Hawk. He graduated from Wayne State University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology. His work history included employment with the City of Detroit; owner of Mail Plus from 1992 to 1997; loss control manager for Zurich American Insurance Company for 15 years, and as a loss control representative for Factory Mutual. He also served as president of the Michigan Boiler Inspectors Association from 1988 to 1992.
A memorial service for Mr. Barber was held on October 31, 2015.