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Mask was raised in [[Montgomery County, Alabama|Montgomery]], [[Alabama]], where he participated in a variety of YMCA programs, including Blue Ridge Assembly, Youth City Council and YMCA Youth Legislature. Mask also served as the Student Relations Council President at Robert E. Lee High School. At Auburn University, he became the first official mascot of the Auburn Tigers, known as "''Aubie the Tiger''", and was named Best Mascot in 1979.<ref name = vsbio/>
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Mask was raised in [[Montgomery County, Alabama|Montgomery]], [[Alabama]], where he participated in a variety of YMCA programs, including Blue Ridge Assembly, Youth City Council and YMCA Youth Legislature. Mask also served as the Student Relations Council President at Robert E. Lee High School. At Auburn University, he became the first official mascot of the Auburn Tigers, known as "''Aubie the Tiger''," and was named Best Mascot in 1979.<ref name = vsbio/>
  
 
In addition to his service on various boards and involvement in a numerous clubs, Mask also enjoys hunting, fishing and football.<ref name = aarbio/> Mask is also involved in wrestling; since 2007, the Barry Mask Wrestling Invitational has been held in Wetumpka.<ref>[http://www.usatodayhss.com/montgomeryadvertiser/article/high-school-wrestling-barry-mask-invitational-a-family-affair--2013301270031 ''USA Today High School Sports'', "HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: BARRY MASK INVITATIONAL A FAMILY AFFAIR," January 27, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.usatodayhss.com/montgomeryadvertiser/photos/barry-mask-wrestling-tournament ''USA Today High School Sports'', "High School Sports Photos: BARRY MASK WRESTLING TOURNAMENT," January 26, 2013]</ref><ref>[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barry-Mask-High-School-Wrestling-Championship-Invitational/136306879865612 ''Facebook'', "Barry Mask High School Wrestling Championship Invitational," accessed September 27, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://highschoolsports.al.com/news/article/281054556/central-alabama-regional-wrestling-tournament-to-host-13-teams-and-over-300-high-school-wrestlers-on-november-22/ ''AL.com'', "Central Alabama Regional Wrestling Tournament to host 13 teams and over 300 high school wrestlers on November 22," November 5, 2008]</ref>
 
In addition to his service on various boards and involvement in a numerous clubs, Mask also enjoys hunting, fishing and football.<ref name = aarbio/> Mask is also involved in wrestling; since 2007, the Barry Mask Wrestling Invitational has been held in Wetumpka.<ref>[http://www.usatodayhss.com/montgomeryadvertiser/article/high-school-wrestling-barry-mask-invitational-a-family-affair--2013301270031 ''USA Today High School Sports'', "HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: BARRY MASK INVITATIONAL A FAMILY AFFAIR," January 27, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.usatodayhss.com/montgomeryadvertiser/photos/barry-mask-wrestling-tournament ''USA Today High School Sports'', "High School Sports Photos: BARRY MASK WRESTLING TOURNAMENT," January 26, 2013]</ref><ref>[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barry-Mask-High-School-Wrestling-Championship-Invitational/136306879865612 ''Facebook'', "Barry Mask High School Wrestling Championship Invitational," accessed September 27, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://highschoolsports.al.com/news/article/281054556/central-alabama-regional-wrestling-tournament-to-host-13-teams-and-over-300-high-school-wrestlers-on-november-22/ ''AL.com'', "Central Alabama Regional Wrestling Tournament to host 13 teams and over 300 high school wrestlers on November 22," November 5, 2008]</ref>

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Charles Barrett Mask
Mask b.jpeg
Alabama House of Representatives District 31
Former Member
In office
February, 2006- September 30, 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
PensionN/A in Alabama
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 25, 1959
Place of birthAlexander City, AL
CandidateVerification

Charles Barrett "Barry" Mask (b. July 25, 1959) is a former Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 31 from February 28, 2006 to September 30, 2013. Mask announced his resignation from the state legislature in May 2013, following his appointment as the new chief executive officer of the Alabama Association of Realtors.[1]

Biography

Mask earned his Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from Auburn University.[2] After his graduation until 1999, Mask worked in governmental affairs with the Alabama Association of Realtors, the Alabama State Employees Association, the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Industry and Manufacturers Association. Beginning in 1999, Mask made a career shift to the private sector, working in architecture and engineering as a project manager for the Riverfront Master Plan.[3][2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bennett served on the following committees:

Alabama Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Tourism, Chair
Internal Affairs, Vice Chair
Ways and Means Education

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bennett served on the following committees:

District 31

Map of AL House District 31

Alabama House District 31 encompasses nearly all of Elmore County and a portion of Autauga County.[4]

According to the Public Mapping Project, Alabama House District 31 at the time of the 2010 Census had the following demographic characteristics:[5]

  • 46,434 total residents
  • 913 residents more than the 45,521 residents in an "ideal" district
  • 35,914 voting-age residents
  • 20.3 percent of voting-age population identifies as African-American
  • 1.7 percent of voting-age population identifies as Hispanic

Past election results

Previous elections in Elmore County provide insight into the political leanings of District 31.[6][7][8][9]

Vote for U.S. President, Elmore County, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMitt Romney 73.9% 26,253
     Democratic Barack Obama Incumbent 25.2% 8,954
     Others 1% 339
Total Votes 35,546




Issues

Below are the bills that Representative Charles Barrett Mask (R-31) has sponsored or co-sponsored:

Bills sponsored and co-sponsored by Charles Barrett Mask (R-31)
Bill Year Description Bill vote
HB 159 2012 Seeks to authorize the establishment of an economic development incentive program Approveda
HB 159 2011 Further restricts and regulates the public services available to illegal immigrants and undocumented residents Approveda
HB 160 2011 Authorizes companies to retain a percentage of state income taxes withheld from eligible employees Approveda
HB 126 2010 Extends payments into the Forever Wild Land Trust for 20 years Approveda

Political positions

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Mask won election in the 2010 election for Alabama House of Representatives District 31. Mask ran unopposed in the Republican primary and won election, after running unopposed, in the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010.[10]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBarry Mask Incumbent 98.4% 13,104
     Write-ins 1.6% 219
Total Votes 13,323

2006

General election

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2006

Mask won election in the 2006 election for Alabama House of Representatives District 31. Mask ran unopposed in the June 6 Republican primary and won election, after running unopposed, in the general election which took place on November 7, 2006.[11]

Special election

See also: Alabama state legislative special elections, 2006

Mask won election in the 2006 special election for Alabama House of Representatives District 31. Mask defeated Don Wharton in the January 24 special Republican primary[12] and defeated Bobby Payne (D) in the special general election, which took place on February 28, 2006.[13][14]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mask is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Mask raised a total of $104,847 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[15]

Barry Mask's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Alabama State House, District 31 Not up for election $0
2010 Alabama State House, District 31 Won $47,290
2008 Alabama State House, District 31 Not up for election $0
2006 Alabama State House, District 31 Won $57,557
Grand Total Raised $104,847

2010

Amount raised per vote

Mask raised $3.61 per vote received in the 2010 election cycle.

Election cycle fundraising

Mask won re-election to the Alabama House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Mask raised a total of $47,290.

2006

Election cycle fundraising

Mask won re-election to the Alabama House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Mask raised a total of $57,557.
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

2010

In 2010, Mask’s endorsements included the following:[16][17]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express
  • Alabama National Federation of Independent Businesses
  • Rated 71% by VOICES for Alabama’s Children based on his positions

2011

In 2011, Mask’s endorsements included the following:[17]

  • Rated 100% by Alabama National Federation of Independent Businesses based on his positions
  • Rated A by National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund based on his positions on gun rights

Personal


Mask discusses communities rebounding from tornado strikes

Mask and his wife, Jill, reside in Redland, where they moved shortly after their marriage.[3]

Mask was raised in Montgomery, Alabama, where he participated in a variety of YMCA programs, including Blue Ridge Assembly, Youth City Council and YMCA Youth Legislature. Mask also served as the Student Relations Council President at Robert E. Lee High School. At Auburn University, he became the first official mascot of the Auburn Tigers, known as "Aubie the Tiger," and was named Best Mascot in 1979.[3]

In addition to his service on various boards and involvement in a numerous clubs, Mask also enjoys hunting, fishing and football.[2] Mask is also involved in wrestling; since 2007, the Barry Mask Wrestling Invitational has been held in Wetumpka.[18][19][20][21]

Awards and associations

  • Lifetime member, Auburn Alumni Association[3]
  • Board Member, Elmore County Community Foundation
  • Member, Lion's Club of Wetumpka
  • Member, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity National Council
  • Member, Redland Community Association
  • Member, Leadership Elmore County
  • Co-Founder and Past Chairman, Joe Sewell Award
Created in 2005, the Joe Sewell Award honors high school Christian student athletes in Elmore County.[2]
  • Co-Founder, Shug Jordan/Dean Katherine Cater Leukemia Fund
  • Co-founder and Vice-Chairman, Elmore County Economic Development Authority
  • Former President, Elmore County Auburn Club
  • Former President, Interfraternity Council
  • Former Vice-Chairman, Central Elmore Water & Sewer Authority
  • 2012: Named "Most Outstanding Legislator of the Year" by the Economic Development Association of Alabama
  • 2011: Awarded as an "Advocate for Progress" by the Business Council of Alabama

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References

  1. Times Daily, "Barry Mask resigns state House seat," September 4, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Alabama Association of Realtors, "Staff biographies: Barry Mask," accessed September 26, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Project Vote Smart, "Representative Barry Mask's Biography," accessed September 26, 2013
  4. Alabama Reapportionment Office, "Alabama Policymaker's Dashboard," accessed September 27, 2013
  5. The Public Mapping Project, "Alabama 2010 Census Selected Statistics," accessed September 27, 2013
  6. State of Alabama, "Amended Canvass of Results, General Election, November 6, 2012," December 17, 2012
  7. State of Alabama, "Canvass of Results, General Election, November 2, 2010," November 22, 2010
  8. State of Alabama, "Amended Canvass of Results, General Election, November 4, 2008," November 25, 2008
  9. State of Alabama, "Canvass of Results, General Election, November 7, 2006," November 29, 2006
  10. State of Alabama, "Canvass of Results, General Election, November 2, 2010," November 22, 2010
  11. State of Alabama, "Canvass of Results, General Election, November 7, 2006," November 29, 2006
  12. State of Alabama - Secretary of State, "HD 31 Ballot Certification, Republican Party," December 14, 2005
  13. State of Alabama - Secretary of State, "HD 31 Ballot Certification, Democratic Party," December 14, 2005
  14. State of Alabama, "Certification of Results, Special General Election, Alabama House of Representatives District 31, February 28, 2006," March 22, 2006
  15. Follow the Money, "Mask, Barry," accessed September 18, 2013
  16. Archived version of Alabama Tea Party Express website, December 20, 2010
  17. 17.0 17.1 Project Vote Smart, "Representative Charles 'Barry' Barrett Mask's Political Summary," accessed September 26, 2013
  18. USA Today High School Sports, "HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: BARRY MASK INVITATIONAL A FAMILY AFFAIR," January 27, 2013
  19. USA Today High School Sports, "High School Sports Photos: BARRY MASK WRESTLING TOURNAMENT," January 26, 2013
  20. Facebook, "Barry Mask High School Wrestling Championship Invitational," accessed September 27, 2013
  21. AL.com, "Central Alabama Regional Wrestling Tournament to host 13 teams and over 300 high school wrestlers on November 22," November 5, 2008
  22. The Wetumpka Herald, "Association of Realtors names Mask CEO," May 9, 2013
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