OLI’s Board of Directors
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:
• Cliff Stayton, Chair
Director- Community Affairs and Safety, CSX
• Clyde Hart, Jr., Vice-Chair
Senior Vice-President for Government Affairs, American Bus Association
• Trenton Anderson
General Director Safety, Kansas City Southern
• Bill Barringer
Director Grade Crossing Safety, Norfolk Southern
• Dale Bray
Director - Public Safety, Union Pacific Railroad
• Nicole B. Brewin
Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs, Railway Supply Institute
• Polly Hanson
Chief of Police, Amtrak
• Steven Neubauer
Manager, Safety, BNSF Railway
• Paul O'Brien
Rail Service General Manager, Utah Transit, representing the American Public Transportation Association
• R. Leo Penne
Program Director, Intermodal & Industry Activities, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
• Patricia M. Reilly
Vice President, Communications, Association of American Railroads
• Janice Cowen, National Advisory Council Chair
State Coordinator, South Carolina Operation Lifesaver
• Nancy Hudson, Board State Coordinator
Alabama Operation Lifesaver
• Joyce Rose
President and CEO, Operation Lifesaver, Inc. is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the OLI Board of Directors.
About Operation Lifesaver
Operation Lifesaver’s mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on rail property through a nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety. Our national office in Alexandria, VA, supports state programs, developing videos, educational brochures, instructional information and other materials for audiences of all ages. Our state coordinators are located in all 50 states.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
1420 King Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email : [email protected]
Media Inquiries: [email protected]
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:
- DeQuendre Bertrand, Director of Internal and External Communications - Phone 703-739-0284, or email [email protected]
- Carol P. Steckbeck, Media Consultant - Phone 919-303-5140, or email [email protected]