Functional Group Vice Presidents

Communications, Signals & Information Technology

Committees - 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
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Jerry W. Specht, EIT

2019-2022

Director of Signal Engineering

BNSF Railway

Email: Jerry.Specht@BNSF.com

Engineering Services

Committees - 6, 13, 14, 16, 18, 24
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Michael K. Williams, PE

2021-2024

Sr. Manager Industrial Engineering

Norfolk Southern Railway

Email: michael.williams@nscorp.com

Maintenance-of-Way

Committees - 2, 27, 40, 41

Matthew R. Porto

2020-2023

Director Workforce Management

Amtrak

Email: matthew.porto@amtrak.com

Passenger & Transit

Committees - 11, 12, 17, 33
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Francis J. Miller, III, PE

2019-2022

VP, Sr Proj Mgr-Dir of Track Design, Transit & Rail

AECOM

Email: francis.miller@aecom.com

Structures 

Committees - 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 28

William S. Riehl, III, PE, F.SAME

2020-2023

VP Structures

Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Email: bill.riehl@gwrr.com

Track

Committees - 1, 4, 5, 30
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Kevin D. Hicks, PE

2019-2022

Freight Market Sector Leader

TranSystems

Email: kdhicks@transystems.com