For more than 20 years, Richard W. Barnes, founding member and senior engineer of ANRIC has been involved in the registration process of boilers, pressure vessels and fittings. Over the past 24 years, he has held key positions in committees that are writing the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and CSA Standards. He is a former Chair of the Subgroup on Design (ASME Section III). He is Vice-chair of the CSA N285 Committee and Vice-Chair of the N286 Committee.