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

Director Grade Crossing Safety, Norfolk Southern

•    Clyde Hart, Jr., Vice-Chair

Senior Vice-President for Government Affairs, American Bus Association

•    Steven Neubauer, Secretary-Treasurer

Manager, Safety, BNSF Railway

•    Dale Bray

Director - Public Safety, Union Pacific Railroad

•    Nicole B. Brewin

Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs, Railway Supply Institute

•    Shayne Gill

Program Manager, Aviation, Passenger Rail & Public Transportation, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

•    Michael Logue

Chief Safety Officer, Amtrak

•    Patricia M. Reilly

Vice President, Communications, Association of American Railroads

•    Scott Sauer

Director of System Safety and Risk, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

•    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.

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

Our Staff

Media Contacts

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 dbertrand@oli.org