02/04/2021 (Thursday) [PDF Version]
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Surface Transportation Board Chairman Marty Oberman announced today that he has chosen Ellen Erichsen to serve as his chief of staff. Ms. Erichsen has served as Mr. Oberman’s attorney-advisor for the last two years. In her new role, Ms. Erichsen will oversee many of the managerial functions and day-to-day operations of the Board.
“Ms. Erichsen has proven to be a capable and reliable leader throughout her STB career,” said Chairman Oberman. “She will have a lead role in policy matters and serve as a major resource in ensuring our agency is successful in its mission.”
Ms. Erichsen joined the Board in 2014 as a staff attorney in the Office of Proceedings. Prior to working at the STB, she was an attorney in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of the Chief Counsel, which included a detail with the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation.
Ms. Erichsen holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs and a Juris Doctor from American University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Calvin College.