Our Officers & Board of Directors



James H. Rader

Greenbrier Management Services

1st Vice President

Kim Bowling

CSX Transportation

2nd Vice President

James R. Molnar

Manager – Coatings R&D

Union Tank Car Company

3rd Vice President

Gary Nelson

Progress Rail / Sidney & Lowe Railroad

Mike Reid

Secretary & Treasurer

Board of Directors

Patrick Ameen

Vice President Industry Relations

Amsted Rail


Jerry Bohacik, Jr.

Vice President of Repair Operations

CF Rail Services

David Cackovic

Assistant Vice President and Chief Technical Standards

Transportation Technology Center


Charles Dupin

Director North American Sales

Miner Enterprises

Heidi Dyser

Manager Mechanical Engineering Car

Union Pacific Railroad

Nichole Fimple

Executive Director Rules and Standards

Safety and Operations Department

Association of American Railroads

Rick Koenig

Director of Industry and Railroad Relations

Union Tank

Robert Sech

AVP Engineering

Wells Fargo

Andrew Schaffer

President, Plant Division

Rescar Companies

Neil West


TrinityRail Maintenance Services

James L. Williams

Director Car Administration – Mechanical

Norfolk Southern Corporation