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AREMA 2016-2017 Functional Group Board of Directors

Dwight W. Clark

Senior Vice President
2016-2017

General Director Engineering Technology
Union Pacific Railroad
1400 Douglas St. MS 0910
Omaha, NE 68179-0001
Tel: +1.402.544.4075
Fax: +1.402.501.0324

Michael T. Mischke

Group Vice President - Engineering Services
2015-2018

Consulting System Engineer, Technology Svcs.
BNSF Railway
2400 Western Center Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76131-1322
Tel: +1.817.352.0539
Fax: +1.817.352.4852

Conrad Ruppert, Jr.

Group Vice President - Track
2016-2019

Sr Research Engr/Assoc Dir for Research
University of Illinois
205 N Mathews Ave
1241a Newmark Civil Engineering Lab
Urbana, IL 61801-2350
Tel: +1.217.300.2132
Fax: +1.217.333.9464

Richard J. Spatafore

Group Vice President - Maintenance
2015-2017

Director of Program Construction - Retired
CSX Transportation
4509 Waters Edge Court
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Tel: +1.904.607.0039

Raymond G. Verrelle, Jr., PE

Group Vice President - Passenger & Transit
2016-2019

Deputy Chief Engr - Electric Traction
Amtrak
2955 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: +1.215.349.1907
Fax: +1.215.349.2826

Robin J. Aanenson

Group Vice President - Communications & Signals
2016-2019

VP - Engineering
Railroad Controls, a WABTEC Company
7471 Benbrook Pkwy
Benbrook, TX 76126-2119
Tel: +1.817.820.6315
Fax: +1.817.820.6340

Edward D. Sparks, II, PE

Group Vice President - Structures
2015-2017

Asst Chief Engineer of Structures
CSX Transportation
500 Water St # J350
Jacksonville, FL 32202-4445
Tel: +1.904.359.1104
Fax: +1.904.245.4158

Karen Horiszny

Director - Track
2015-2018

813 Brownell Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63122-3236
Tel: +1.817.223.7310

Timothy R. Bennett, PE

Director - Track
2013-2017

Vice President
HDR Engineering, Inc.
8404 Indian Hills Dr
Omaha, NE 68114-4049
Tel: +1.402.399.1265
Fax: +1.402.399.4979

Michael K. Williams, PE

Director - Engineering Services
2015-2019

Director Industrial Engineering
Norfolk Southern Corporation
1200 Peachtree St NE Bldg BOX117
Atlanta, GA 30309-3579
Tel: +1.404.897.3030
Fax: +1.404.653.3578

Trent M. Hudak, PE

Director - Engineering Services
2013-2017

Director Engineering Services
BNSF Railway
4515 Kansas Ave, 3rd Floor
Kansas City, KS 66106-1124
Tel: +1.913.551.4435
Fax: +1.913.551.4077

Jody C. Cox

Director - Maintenance
2015-2018

Assistant Chief Engineer C&S
CSX Transportation
500 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32095
Tel: +1.904.359.1200

Stephen J. Ashmore

Director - Maintenance
2014-2017

Director Track Maintenance
Union Pacific Railroad
1400 Douglas Street
Stop 0910
Omaha, NE 68179
Tel: +1.402.544.1037
Fax: +1.402.997.3574

James K. Kessler, PE

Director - Passenger & Transit
2014-2017

VP-Engineering and Planning
North Carolina Railroad Company
2809 Highwoods Blvd Ste 100
Raleigh, NC 27604-1000
Tel: +1.919.954.7601
Fax: +1.919.954.7099

Francis J. Miller, III, PE

Director - Passenger & Transit
2016-2018

Director Rail Engineering, Sr. Associate
Maser Consulting
1000 Water View Dr, Ste 201
Hamilton, NJ 08691-1816
Tel: +1.609.587.8200
Fax: +1.609.587.8260

Jerry W. Specht, EIT

Director - Communications & Signals
2016-2017

Director of Signal Engineering
BNSF Railway
8454 Nieman Rd
Lenexa, KS 66214-1512
Tel: +1.913.577.5501

Brian L. Sykes

Director - Communications & Signals
2015-2018

Chief Engineer C&S Engineering
Norfolk Southern Corporation
1200 Peachtree St, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Tel: +1.404.529.2105

Michael P. Freeman, PE

Director - Structures
2015-2017

Director Bridge Maintenance
Union Pacific Railroad
1400 Douglas St Stop 0910
Omaha, NE 68179-0002
Tel: +1.402.544.8830
Fax: +1.402.233.2109

Willis S. White, III, PE

Director - Structures
2015-2018

Proj Mgr/Senior Engr/Associate
STV/Ralph Whitehead Associates
5200 Belfort Rd., Ste. 400
Jacksonville, FL 32256-6054
Tel: +1.904.383.3925
Fax: +1.904.730.7766

Elizabeth S. Caruso, CAE

Executive Director/CEO and Corporate Secretary

AREMA
4501 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 130
Lanham, MD 20706
Tel: +1.301.459.3200, Ext. 701
Fax: +1.301.459.8077