|Missouri State Senate District 16|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Barnitz earned his Bachelors from Southwest Missouri State University in 1990.
Barnitz owns Briarwood Cabins, Limited Liability Company. Barnitz was a Farm Manager for Barnitz Farm, Incorporated. He was also a Farm Manager for Running K Ranch in 1990.
Barnitz served in the Missouri State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2005. He has also been a Board Member for the Dent-Phelps R-3 School since 1997. He then won a special election to the Missouri State Senate in 2005. He has served in that position since, representing the 16th district.
- Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee, Missouri Senate
- Appropriations Committee, Missouri Senate
- Education Committee, Missouri Senate
- Transportation Committee, Missouri Senate
- Ways and Means Committee, Missouri Senate
Barnitz and his wife, Lisa, have three children.
- Missouri Senate member page
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Sen. Barnitz on State Surge