Brian Barnt has been a Life Member of the NMRA since 1986 and a member of Technical Department at the national level since 1993.   Brian served as the DCC Working Group chairman from 1995 to 2003.  He has been Electrical Department chair since 2006.  He has been involved in the design of the tooling for metal gauges since 2004, and invented the modern clearance gauge adapters.  He also currently serves as the NMRA LCC/OpenLCB liaison.