NRC appoints two new board members

Written by David C. Lester, Editor-in-Chief
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The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) announced that two railway industry professionals have been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Chad Anderson, senior vice president operations with Terris Rail Maintenance LLC., and Gary Kohnert, director of North American sales with Loram Maintenance of Way, will begin their service effective immediately.

Chad Anderson

“The NRC is thrilled have Chad and Gary join our Board of Directors,” says NRC President Ashley Wieland. “They have been active in NRC activities and are well-acquainted with our association.”

“It is important to have a diverse board that represents a broad cross-section of the railway construction and supply community,” notes NRC Chairman Steve Bolte, who serves as vice president of business development North America with Danella Companies. “Chad and Gary bring extensive industry experience to our board and will be invaluable contributors in our mission to make railway construction safer and stronger.”

Terris Rail’s Chad Anderson and Loram’s Gary Kohnert join NRC Board

National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC)
Gary Kohnert

The newly appointed board members will serve the remaining portion of three-year terms for two prior board members who resigned their positions. To view a full list of the NRC board of directors, visit:

The NRC is a U.S. trade association that advances the mutual interests of railway contractors and suppliers who construct, maintain and supply freight railroads and rail-transit and passenger lines. Founded in 1978, the NRC connects members with other railway industry professionals and government officials and policy makers. The NRC collaborates with its members, government, and industry leaders to create a positive business climate and to make railway construction and maintenance safer and more efficient.

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