The business and affairs of the Committee shall be managed by an Executive Board which shall consist of no less than twelve (12) members of the Committee.

Membership

Documents

Governance 

Background and Activities

Memos

Reports

Other

Meeting Minutes

March 19 – Final
April 16 – Final
May 14 – Draft












Working Groups

Workgroups are established from time to time by the Executive Board or by either one of the Subcomitteess to address specific needs of that in response to specific concerns or issues the relevant subcommittee (or Board) wishes to have addressed.   Additionally, there are permanent technical working groups under the Technical subcommittee that address specific areas of vehicle specifications.  Theses include: Interiors, Mechanical, Structure, VTI, Propulsion, Electrical and Trainline Communications

​​The Accessibility Policy Group (APG) reports directly to the Board, but is only active when called upon for a specific purpose.​  No formal minutes are taken during APG meetings.

Eric Curtit, Missouri DOT, Chair – eric.curtit@modot.mo.gov

Ron Pate, Washington State DOT – pater@wsdot.wa.gov

Bruce Roberts, Caltrans – bruce.roberts@dot.ca.gov

Calvin Gibson, FRA – Calvin.gibson@dot.gov

Gary Talbot, Amtrak – Gary.talbot@amtrak.com

​Specification Review Panels report directly to the Board, but are only active when called upon for a specific purpose.​  No formal minutes are taken during these meetings.

2021-2022 Panel Members

Consultants/Technical Support to the Review Panels:
Review Panel Consultant – Larry Salci
NGEC Support – Steve Hewitt
Technical Support – Tammy Krause
Amtrak Technical Support – Mike Kraft

Bi-Level Car Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Arun Rao, Wisconsin DOT
Amanda Martin, Iowa DOTJeff Gordon, FRA

Locomotive Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Arun Rao, Wisconsin DOT
Jason Biggs, Washington State DOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

Trainset Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Ed Engle, Iowa DOT
Jason Biggs, Washington State DOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

Single Level Rail Car Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Ed Engle, Iowa DOT
Jason Biggs, WSDOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

DMU Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Jeff Gordon, FRA
Brian Beeler, for Maine DOT
Momo Tamaoki, Caltrans