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James Barcia's Biography
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James 'Jim' Barcia
Wife: Victoria; 2 stepchildren: Frank, Cindy
Bay City, MI
BA, Public Administration, Saginaw Valley State University, 1974
Former Associate President Pro Tempore, Michigan State Senate
Senator, Michigan State Senate, 2002-2010, 2002-2011
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1992-2002
Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1976-1982
Majority Whip, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1979-1982
Co-Chair, Congressional Bow Hunting Task Force
Member, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children Caucus
Whip, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Member, House Rural Caucus
Founding Member, New Democrat Coalition
Co-Chair, Pro-Life Caucus
Legislative Aide, House Agriculture Committee, 1975-1976
Community Service Coordinator, Michigan Community Blood Center, 1974-1975
Quality Control Inspector, General Motors, 1970-1974
Staff Assistant, United States Senator Phillip Hart, 1971-1972
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Bay City Eagles, 1998-present
Member, Masons, 1998-present
Member, Scottish Rite 32nd Degree, 1998-present
Member, Shriners, 1998-present
Member, Sons of the American Legion, 1995-present
Member, Sterling Sportsmens Club, 1994-present
Member, Safari Club International, 1992-present
Member, Bay City Lion's Club, 1985-present
Experience, Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Experience, Michigan Bow Hunters Association
Experience, Saginaw Valley State University Alumni Association
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