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
  • Clyde Hart, Jr., Vice-Chair
    Senior Vice-President for Government Affairs, American Bus Association
  • Steven Neubauer, Secretary-Treasurer
    Director, Institutional Safety, BNSF Railway
  • Nicole B. Brewin
    Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs, Railway Supply Institute
  • Doniele Carlson
    Assistant Vice President Corporate Communications and Community Affairs, Kansas City Southern
  • Janice Cowen, National Advisory Council Chair
    State Coordinator, South Carolina Operation Lifesaver
  • Denise Gauthier, National Advisory Council Chair-Elect
    Manager, Field Safety Support, BNSF Railway
  • Shayne Gill
    Program Manager, Aviation, Passenger Rail & Public Transportation, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  • Nancy Hudson, Board State Coordinator
    Alabama Operation Lifesaver
  • Michael Logue
    Chief Safety Officer, Amtrak
  • Terry Ludban
    Community Affairs & Safety Director, CSX
  • Mike Martino
    Senior Director of Operations, Association of American Railroads
  • Scott Sauer
    Director of System Safety and Risk, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
  • John Simpson
    Senior Manager, Grade Crossing Compliance, Union Pacific Railroad
  • Jo Strang
    Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
  • 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’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.

National Office

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

Fax: 703-519-8267
Email :

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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: