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OLI names board, national advisory members


Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), yesterday announced members of its board and National Advisory Council (NAC) for a two-year term that began Jan. 1.

OLI’s board provides organizational oversight and actively engages in sharing the rail safety message. The NAC assists the Operation Lifesaver National Office in creating the programs and materials used to deliver safety messages to the public, according to a news release.

The 2021-23 OLI board's officers are:
 • Jo Strang, board chair. She is senior vice president of safety and regulatory policy for the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association.
• Mark Schulze, vice chair. He is VP of safety, training and operations support for BNSF Railway Co.
• Jason Morris, treasurer. He is AVP of safety and environmental for Norfolk Southern Railway.
• Nancy Hudson, secretary. She is state coordinator on the board and is executive director of Alabama Operation Lifesaver.

Meanwhile, the NAC is co-chaired by Katie Chimelewski, director of safety and certification at the American Road and Transportation Builders Association; and Jessica Feder, executive director of Indiana Operation Lifesaver.


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