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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.

2016 – 2017 Officers

Frederick N. Chidester
MTA-Metro-North Railroad

Vice President
Paul O’Mara

John H. Read

David Rutkowski*
Providence & Worcester Railroad

Assistant Treasurer
Michael Thomas*
Genesee Valley Transportation


2016 – 2017 Executive Committee

Cynthia Scarano*, Pan Am Railways
Scott Howland*, STV/CTDOT
Charles Hunter*, Genesee & Wyoming
Benjamin Clark*, Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad
Jonathan Shute*, New England Central Railroad
James Mattsen, Vermont Rail System
Reginald Durden, CSX
Brian Moroney, Jacobs Engineering
Jonathan Budzyna, StreamlinedDesign
Chad Mowery, Central Maine & Quebec Railway
Stephanie Lavino, Keolis Commuter Services


Members Emeritus

Vincent Terrill*, Terrill Track Consulting
Thomas Egan*, Egan Consulting Group
Raymond Diggs*, Raymond Diggs Consulting
Dennis Coffey, Consultant – HNTB
Peter Hughes, Atlantic Track
Anna Barry*, Connecticut Department of Transportation
P. Scott Conti*, Providence & Worcester Railroad

*indicates past President