The Executive Committee of the New England Railroad Club (including the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and the three preceding past Presidents), are elected at each annual meeting and serve for one year, or until their successors have been elected. The officers’ duties include receiving all subjects for debate and bringing them before the Club, voting on all applications for membership, collecting dues, and keeping records of all proceedings.

2021 Officers

Clary Coutu
Keolis Commuter Services

Vice President
Michael Tetler

Stephanie Lavino*
Dagle Electrical Construction Corp.

Sarah McLaughlin
Atlantic Track

Assistant Treasurer
Michael Thomas*
Genesse Valley


Executive Committee

Fred Chidester*, MTA-MetroNorth
Rudy Husband*, NS Corporation
Cynthia Scarano*, Pan Am Railways
Scott Howland*, STV/CTDOT
David Rutkowski*, JAB Rail Services
Charles Hunter*, Genesee & Wyoming
Brian Moroney, Jacobs Engineering
Jonathan Budzyna, StreamlinedDesign
Chad Mowery, Central Maine & Quebec Railway
Michael Tetler, Wabtec
Ryan Coholan, MBTA
Joan Kovacevich*, Retired from GATX
John DeWaele, Grafton and Upton
Bruce Habberfield, Finger Lakes
Anna Barry*, HNTB
Nate Kaplan, Go Rail
Michael Rooks, Keolis Commuter Services


Members Emeritus

Thomas Egan*, Egan Consulting Group
Dennis Coffey, Consultant – HNTB
Peter Hughes, Atlantic Track
P. Scott Conti*, Capital Properties
Jonathan Shute*, Transportation Services
Ben Clark*, Hobo Railroad
John H. Read, Retired


*indicates past President