The Operation Lifesaver, Inc, (OLI) Board of Directors consists of representatives of the primary interests involved in the conduct of Operation Lifesaver programs.

The OLI Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization.  It is responsible for determining OLI’s overall mission, priorities and direction and provides oversight to ensure that programs and services are carried out effectively.  The Board also works to ensure that the organization has adequate resources that are managed with appropriate financial controls, and promotes OLI’s public standing so that the organization can carry out its mission to save lives and reduce injuries at highway rail crossings and on or around railroad property.

Current Board members include:

  • Bill Barringer, Chairman
    Railroad Safety Consultant
  • Jo Strang, Vice-Chair
    Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
  • Steven Neubauer, Secretary-Treasurer
    Director, Institutional Safety, BNSF Railway
  • Nicole B. Brewin
    Vice President, Government Affairs, Railway Supply Institute
  • Doniele Carlson
    Assistant Vice President Corporate Communications and Community Affairs, Kansas City Southern
  • Denise Gauthier, National Advisory Council Chair
    Manager, Field Safety Support, BNSF Railway
  • Shayne Gill
    Sr. Program Director, Aviation, Passenger Rail & Public Transportation, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  • Michael Logue
    Vice President and Chief Safety Officer, Amtrak
  • Terry Ludban
    Representative, CSX Transportation
  • Mike Martino
    Senior Director, Safety and Operations, Association of American Railroads
  • Scott Sauer
    Assistant General Manager, System Safety, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
  • Nancy Sheehan, State Coordinator on the Board
    California Operation Lifesaver
  • John Simpson
    Senior Manager, Grade Crossing Safety/Compliance, Union Pacific Railroad
  • Cayela Wimberly
    Grade Crossing Safety Director, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Bonnie Murphy
    President and CEO, Operation Lifesaver, Inc. is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the OLI Board of Directors.

About Operation Lifesaver

Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks. Our team consists of nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety, state coordinators who lead the efforts in all 50 states and a national office in Alexandria, VA, that supports state programs, develops education materials, and creates public awareness campaigns for audiences of all ages. 

 

 

National Office

Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
1420 King Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314

1-800-537-6224
703-739-0308
Fax: 703-519-8267
Email : general@oli.org

Media Inquiries: news@oli.org

Transit Inquiries: sarah@sksolutions.net

Our Staff

Media Contact

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.

To request further information about Operation Lifesaver’s activities, or for additional safety information, please contact our national headquarters office at 703-739-0308 or 800-537-6224. If you are a reporter on deadline, please contact: