Barry Clark, President
Only with the support of our current loyal Union Members and a large influx of new Members can we provide the most effective representation possible.
Kim A. Parker
Mr. Clark earned a Bachelors Degree in Biology and a Masters in Aquatic Ecology from the State University of New York at Buffalo after which he taught Invertebrate Zoology at that same institution. He then worked at a private consulting company where he developed and carried out investigations of the environmental impacts of nuclear power plants on the Great Lakes.
Mr. Clark began his career with the Federal Government in 1978 with the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) offshore oil and gas exploration and development program as a marine biologist (Los Angeles California) and a fisheries biologist (Cape Cod Massachusetts). During more than 12 years with DOI investigating the environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas operations he also worked in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, and all 7 States on the Eastern Seaboard.
To date Mr. Clark has worked an additional 26 years with the Department of Energy as an environmental protection specialist and physical scientist in the former Office of Environment Safety and Health and the Office of Environmental Management. The first 11 years were equally divided between staff and management positions rising to a position equivalent to a Deputy Assistant Secretary.
For the past 15 years Mr. Clark has served as a Chief Steward, Vice President, and is now in his 6th consecutive 2-year term as Chapter 228 President. Now more than ever the Union is critical in the effort to push back against the myriad attempts to put our jobs, salaries, and benefits at risk.
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Ms. Parker is an Innovative Visionary, Goal-Oriented, Mission Focus, Self-Motivated Executive who has served 25 years in numerous Federal Government leadership positions that have empowered her with the skills, tools, and knowledge needs to lead and manage people, a department, organization, and bureau as well as advocates for employees.
Ms. Parker worked at the U.S. Department of State before continuing her career at U.S. Department of Energy in August 2005. Currently, Ms. Parker serves as an Executive Vice President (Exec. VP) of NTEU Chapter 228, A Senior Advisor to the Office of Nuclear Energy, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, the U.S. Department of Energy Labor-Management Co-Chair, and the U.S. Department of Energy Workplace Improvement Network Vice-Chair.
Ms. Parker has served as the NTEU Chapter 228 Executive Vice President for six years. Her Expertise focuses on Negotiation an Innovative Employee Contract that will improve federal employee’s work-life balance by ensuring Federal Employees workplaces are competitive with the Private Sectors. Ms. Parker also bargains alternative work schedules, telework, transit subsidies, performance awards and more.
Ms. Parker’s day consists of leading changes, advocating for DOE Federal Employees, solving quantitative and problematic issues, addressing challenging situations as well as leading changes, making decisions and finding solutions to ethical challenges, unconscious biases, dilemmas, and obstacles. Ms. Parker’s professional knowledge, analytical skills and ethical approach to problem-solving have helped her successfully solve problematic issues and challenges. Needless to say, Ms. Parker successfully implemented a pragmatic approach when discussing and solving common problems and agreements.
Legislative Chair, Ms. Parker meets with Senior Executive and Senior Management Officials to discuss Federal Employees' Work-Life Balance. She also meets with State and local Official to discuss Legislative Actions and Issues that may influence the work-life of Federal Employees.
Ms. Parker earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/Management. She is committed to advocating for DOE Federal Employees; therefore, she is obtaining her Master of Political Science at the American Public University.
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