A

Ms Seble Afework P.Eng.
Environmental Officer
CN - Environmental
Kevin Allin
Manager AAR Billing
BNSF Railway
Stephen Ashmore
Manager Special Projects - Civil/Geotech
Union Pacific Railroad
Jesus Avitia EIT
PGH Wong/California High-Speed Rail Authority

B

Jim Bader
Associate
Stantec Consulting Services
Gibson Barbee
Norfolk Southern
Chris Beaty
Pomona Pipe Products, Inc.
Dwight Beebe
Temple Engineering
Adam Bennett
RJ Corman Railpower Locomotives
Stephen Berkshire
Chief Inspector
AAR MID Group
Mr. Matthew Berseth
Lead Data Scientist
NLP Logix
Jerry Bohacik
Vice President Repair Operations
Chicago Freight Rail Services
Anamaria Bonilla PE
Assistant Chief Engineer
Metro-North Railroad
Sally Boven
CEO
Reflective Apparel Factory
Aaron J. Bowe
HNTB Corporation
Kim Bowling
Director of Car Monitoring and Diagnostics
CSX
Patrick Brady
General Director Hazardous Materials Safety
BNSF Railway
Catherine Bramlett
UAS Operations Manager
BNSF Railway
Nicole Brewin
Vice President of Government Affairs
Railway Supply Institute
Jeff Brunson
LinkUp International
Radim Bruzek
ENSCO, Inc.
Carrie Budde
Owner
Budde Enterprises
Antonio Buelna PE
Union Pacific Railroad
Mr. Roberto Bueno Nigro
Business Development Director
Ericsson

C

David Cackovic
AVP and Chief, Technical Standards
Transportion Test Center, Inc.
Maria B. Cadena PE
Patrick/Mott MacDonald Joint Venture
Tom Casper
PowerRail Distribution Inc.
Brennan Caughron
Project Engineer
BNSF Railway
Josué César Bastos
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mr. Steve Cheney PE
General Director Maintenance of Way Environmental
Union Pacific Railroad
David Clugg
Vice President of Business Development, Customer Support and Marketing
Salco Products
Mr. Travis Coleman PE
Senior Engineer
GRL Engineers
Mr. Terry Cowan PE
President & CEO
Coldwater Engineering
Scott Cummings
Scientist
Transportion Test Center, Inc.
David Cummins
Director Car maintenance Planning
Canadian Pacific Railway
Jeff Cutright
President
LMOA

D

Kenneth Davidson PE
Patrick/Mott MacDonald Joint Venture
David Davis PE
Senior Scientist
Transportation Technology Center, Inc
Arthur de Oliveira Lima
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign-RailTEC
Dr. Christophe Deniaud PhD, Ing., P.Eng., PE
Railway Bridge Technical Manager
AECOM
Mr. Rick Deschamps PhD, PE
V.P. Engineering
Nicholson Construction
Nathan deSousa P.E.
President
Port Design Partners
Jeremiah Dirnberger
GE Transportation
Mike Drylie
Retired - CSX
Ricky Durrant
General Director Positive Train Control
Union Pacific Railroad
Mark Duve
Systems Manger - Locomotive Reliability
Norfolk Southern
Heidi Dyser
Director of Car Repair and Telemetry Management
Union Pacific Railroad

E

J. Riley Edwards PE
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Daniel Emerson
Technical Service Representative
Carboline Coatings
William Everett
Rockwell Collins/ARINC

F

Paul Fisk PE
Vice President
NDT Corporation
Michael Fitzgerald
Senior Project Manager
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Jason Fox
Union Pacific Railroad
Don Francisco
President
Brake Systems Committee
Jim Frantz
President, Freight Services Group
Wabtec Corp.
Jeffrey Fries PE
System Architect
Alstom Transport
Jarred Froman
Colorado School of Mines

G

Gregory Gagarin
Principal Consultant
SNC Lavalin
Bill Gallagher
Regional Sales Manager
Knorr Brake Ltd.
Mr. Carmen Garozzo
National Practice Leader - Rail
Bergmann Associates
Dr. William Gates PhD, PE
Emergency Response to a Rockslide on BNSF Snowshed #4, Stampede Pass, WA
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Edward Gaughan
Wabtec Corporation
Glen Gaz
Manager Engineering - NW Division
BNSF Railway
William Gebhardt PE
Manager - B&S Construction
Canadian National Railway
Jonathan George
Parker Filtration
Jordan Gerber
Structural Engineer
KLJ, Inc.
Alan Goodman
HammerHead Trenchless Equipment
Mr. Robert Grant
Robert Grant
NxGen Rail Services
Georgette Gregory
Chief, Railroad Division
National Transportation Safety Board
Madlyn Guarino
BNSF Railway
Charles E. Gullakson PE
CSX Transportation
Mr. Viktor Gvelesiani
Director, Strategic Business Development
ZTR

H

Kevin Halpin PE
Owner
KRH Engineering LLC
Patrick Halsted
General Director Construction
Union Pacific Railroad
James Hamm PE
Project Manager
TranSystems Corporation
Dr. Fabian Hansmann
Senior Expert Track Technology
Plasser & Theurer
Michael C. Harrison PE
Hardesty-Hanover, LLC
Justin Hartman
Manager Engineering
BNSF Railway
Brook Hartzog
General Manager, North
Florida East Coast Railroad
Anthony B. Hatch
Transportation Industry Analyst
ABH Consulting
Jodi Heldt
Rail Customer Account Manager
Whiting Corporation
Mr. Jeffrey Hill
Senior Engineer
Hayward Baker Rail Services
Thomas N. Hilleary
Island Radar Company, LLC
Finbar Holland
Business Development Manager
Geomatic Technologies
Randall Honc
Southwest Research Institute
Mr. Srikanth Honnur PE
Track and Bridge Construction Director
The Kansas City Southern Railway Co.
Dr. James Hyslip PhD, PE
President
HyGround Engineering

I

Mike Iden
General Director Operating Practices
Union Pacific Railroad
David Irving PE
Vice President
TranSystems Corporation

J

David Johnson
Manager Engineering
BNSF Railway
Jeff Jones PE
Senior Project Manager
Bartlett & West

K

Brad Kerchof
Director Research and Tests
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Ryan Kernes
VP Technical Sales
GIC Technologies
Mr. Alexander Keylin
Engineer
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
John Kieras
Director of Railroad & Industry Relations
Union Tank Car Company
Mr. Stephen Klinger
Administrator, Grade Crossing Program
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Mr. Jeffrey Knueppel PE
General Manager
SEPTA
Douglas J. Kolb PE
Vice President
OCCI, Inc.
Ms Margaret Koprek
Reliability Engineering Manager
BNSF Railway
Jessica Kramer
President and CEO
Diesel Supply Co., Inc.
Jon Kramer
Director Qualitiy Assurance
The Andersons
Beth C. Kulick
TranSystems Corporation
Wayne E Kurcz
CEO and President of International Operations
Williams-Hayward Protective Coatings

L

James P. Langan
Consulting Systems Engineer
BNSF Railway
Pasi Lautala PhD, PE
Associate Professor, Director - Rail Transportation Program
Michigan Technological University, Rail Transportation Program
Gaylene Layden P.Eng.
Railway Bridge Engineer
AECOM
Robert LeBlanc
Senior Transportation Engineer
Canadian National Railway (CN)
Andrew Leifheit PE
Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects
Michael J. Liesenfelt PhD
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company
Shavon Lindley
Co-Founder and CEO
Women Evolution
Coree Cuff Lonergan
Associate Director, Infrastructure Maintenance
Network Rail Consulting
Cameron Lonsdale
Senior VP Sales
Standard Steel, LLC
Mr. Robert Lund Jr., PE
Assistant General Manager - Engineering, Maintenance, and Construction
SEPTA
John D. Lyon AIA
FVHD Architects-Planners

M

Scott Mackiewicz PhD, PE, D.GE
Heavy Rail Lead/Principal Engineer
Braun Intertec Corporation
Daniel Magnus
Vice President
KLD Labs, Inc.
Susanne Manaigre
Vice President - Canada
Network Rail Consulting
Jon Marshall PE
JMA Civil, Inc.
Mr. Peter Masson
Consultant
Antea Group
Mike Mattson
Director of Training Rules and Safety
Montana Rail Link
Steve Mattson PE
Technical Manager
voestalpine Nortrak Inc.
Dean Matzo
Vice President Quality
TrinityRail
Bruce McConnell
Secretary/Treasurer
ABA
Megan McIntyre
Assistant Director Public Projects
BNSF Railway Co
Nick Mizelle
Superintendent of Operating Practices
BNSF Railway
Jeff Moller
Assistant VP Transportation Systems and Practices
Association of American Railroads
Mr. Matthew Moore PE
Director, Track Assessment
Union Pacific Railroad
Fernando Moreu PhD, PE
University of New Mexico
Ray Morgan
Vice President Quality
GBW Railcar Services
Yousef Abdel Moty
CSX Transportation

N

Greg Natoli PE
Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons JV (TPZP)
Gary Nelson
General Director
Sidney & Lowe Railroad
Ms Karen Nichols PE
Water Resource Business Manager
HDR

O

Ahren Olson
Marketing Manager, Corrosion Protection
Covestro LLC
John Orsak
Senior Engineer
SENSR Monitoring Technologies
Duane Otter PhD, PE
Scientist
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
Buck Ouyang PE
Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
Ali I. Ozdagli
University of New Mexico

P

Mr. Marcus P.E.
Sr. Research Engineer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mr. Thomas Pallua
Associate Engineering Geologist
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Hillary Parker
Union Pacific Railroad
Mr. Philip Pasterak PE
VP/Transit & Rail Manager East
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Dave Peltz
Chief of Global Technologies, Intelligent Control Solutions Div.
GE Transportation
Foster Peterson
President
Full Service Rail, Inc.
Tanis Peterson
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Railway Association of Canada
Ms Mary Proc
Vice President, Customer Service Delivery
Metrolinx

Q

Jeffrey J. Quinn
Union Pacific Railroad

R

James H Rader
Vice President
Greenbrier Management Services
Michael Rahl
Director of Stuructures
Montana Rail Link, Inc.
Lance Rasnake PE, CPESC
Senior Project Manager
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure, Inc.
Carol Ravano PE
Railroad Group Manager
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Tarek "T" Ravenel
Palmetto Railways
Allene Rieger
Rail Team Leader
TranSystems Corporation
Colin Rittgers
President
I S Technology Solutions
Sean Robitaille P.Eng.
Transportation Engineer
Canadian National
Jerry G. Rose PE, PhD
Professor of Civil Engineering
University of Kentucky
Mr. Martin Rosenberger
Product Management Director
Frauscher Sensortechnik GmbH
Thomas Rueschhoff
Rail Project Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation

S

Daniel Samaro PE, MBA
Transportation Engineer
Port of Los Angeles
Joseph Schnell
P.E.
BNSF Railway
Peter Scholtens
Peter Scholtens
Integrity Rail Products
Bill Sheesley
Manager Mechanical Engineering, Freight Car
Union Pacific Railroad
Bill Sheesley
Manager Mechanical Engineering Car
Union Pacific Railroad
Casey Shepherd
Arkansas and Missouri Railroad
Tom Shewfelt
Sales Manager, Protective Linings Division
Polycorp Ltd.
Andrew Shive
OCCI, Inc
Mr. Kent Shue
Engineer Systems III – Signal R&D
BNSF Railway
Matthew Simmons PE
Rail Design Manager
North Carolina DOT-Rail Division
Shane Sledge
Norfolk Southern
Gunnar Smith
Gunnar Smith
Prover Technology
Jim Southworth
Investigator-in-Charge
National Transportation Safety Board
Tim Standish
Quality Manager
Progress Rail, A Caterpillar Company
Dr. Timothy Stark
Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tyler Stephens PE
Associate
Shannon & Wilson, Inc.
Brett Story
Southern Methodist University
Larry Strouse
General Engineer-Hazardous Materials Packaging
Federal Railroad Administration
Cameron Stuart
US Department of Transportation/FRA
Chip Summey
Director Asset Services
Railinc
Howard Swanson PE, SE, MBA
Assistant Chief Engineer
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Brian L. Sykes
Norfolk Southern Corporation

T

Scott Tatzel PE
Scott Tatzel
koppers
Ross E. Thomas
BNSF Railway
Randall Thomure
Founding Partner
Rail Asset Advisors
Dr. David Thurston PhD, PE
Chief Engineer - Train Control
Canadian Pacific Railway
Derek Tichy PE
Engineer - Planning
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Mr. Ron Tsolis
Program Manager
Railinc Corp.

V

W

Earl Wacker
Vice President - Railroads
AECOM
Robert H. Walker
United Rail, Inc.
Michael J. Wheeler
Executive Vice President & COO
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Paul F. White
HNTB Corporation
Jennifer Whiteside
PE
Regional Transportation District
Dennis Wierzbicki
CEO/Rail Industry Advisor
Aerial Data eXperts
Jamie Williams
Director Car Administration
Norfolk Southern
Mr. John Williams PE
Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Stafford Bandlow Engineering
Michael Williams PE
Director Industrial Engineering
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Gary Wolf
President
Wolf Railway Consulting

Y

Cody T. Younker
Norfork Southern Corporation
Hailing Yu PhD
Engineer
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

Z