Carin M. Barth
Carin Marcy Barth' was appointed July 30, 2004, in a recess appointment by President George W. Bush to be the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. President Bush nominated Barth on June 1, 2004. Barth replaced Angela Antonelli who left in 2003. 
Oil Industry Connected
In 2001, Barth was a member of the board of directors of the UniPure Corporation: "UniPure Corporation and Texaco Inc. announced in October of 2000, Texaco's acquisition of 20 percent equity interest in UniPure Corporation." 
"Ms. Barth is another oil-energy company related appointee from Unipure Corp. While she has financial skills, none relate in the least to a job as CFO of Housing and Urban Developement unless you plan to have a refinery or industrial park in your backyard. Her personal finances are impressive." --Phil, The Agonist, July 31, 2004.
According to her HUD Profile, Carin M. Barth "joined the Department of Housing and Urban Development as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective August 23, 2004. Ms. Barth was the president of LB Capital Inc. of Houston, a private equity investment company she co-founded in 1987. She also served on The Board of Directors for Southwest Bank of Texas where she was Chairman of the Trust Committee. She also served on the Audit and Governance Committees. She was a member of the Investment Committee of the City of Houston. Ms. Barth was a member of the Texas Tech University Board of Regents where she chaired the committee responsible for investing the University's endowment. She was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ronald McDonald House of Houston and served on the Board of Trustees of the Oncology Services Endowment Foundation. Ms. Barth was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Houston Forum."
"Barth earned her bachelor's degree summa cum laude in economics from the University of Alabama and her Master of Business Administration degree at Vanderbilt."
- Prepared Statement of Ms. Carin M. Barth of Texas, Chief Financial Officer – Designate United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Hearing Before the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs United States Senate July 15, 2004.
- Mary Mosquera, "Bush to recess appoint Barth as HUD CFO," Government Computer News, August 2, 2004.