Ron Barker, SRWA, completed a 48-year career and is recently retired being Lead Right of Way Agent at CenterPoint Energy Company Indiana North a natural gas and electric distribution company serving 6 states. Ron has worked within the Indiana and Ohio footprint of CenterPoint Energy service territories and has over 40 years of experience in the right of way profession working in project management, right of way acquisition and railroad permitting since 1979. He has been an active member of the International Right of Way Association since 1979. Ron is actively involved in the International Right of Way Association as a member of Crossroads of America, Indiana Chapter 10. He has served in all chapter leadership positions and has held numerous chapter committee positions. Ron has served Region 5 as Regional Secretary, Vice Chair and Chair. He has also served as Vice Chair and Chair of the International Nominations and Election Committee. Ron currently serves as a trustee on the Right of Way International Education Foundation and is Assistant Treasurer. Ron also serves and is a long-time member of the IRWA Pipeline Committee.