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AREMA Functional Group Vice Presidents

Engineering Services - Committees 2, 6, 13, 14, 16, 18 & 24

Michael T. Mischke

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

Track - Committees 1, 4, 5, 27 & 30

Conrad Ruppert, Jr.

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

Maintenance - Steering Teams 40, 41, 42 and 43

Richard J. Spatafore

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

Passenger & Transit - Committees 11, 12, 17 & 33

Raymond G. Verrelle, Jr., PE

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

Communications & Signals - Committees 34, 36, 37, 38 & 39

Robin J. Aanenson

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

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

Edward D. Sparks, II, PE

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