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STB Appoints Railroad Representative to Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council

03/12/2024 (Tuesday) [PDF Version]
No. 23-12

Michael Booth
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The Surface Transportation Board today announced the addition of Mr. Ryan Dreier to the Board’s Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC).  He joins RSTAC as a large railroad representative.

Mr. Dreier is the vice president of industrial products for BNSF.  He leads sales and marketing efforts for several commodities, including chemicals, forest products, construction products, and food and beverages with nearly 25 years of experience with BNSF in various leadership roles.

“I am pleased that Ryan has agreed to join RSTAC and advise the Board on matters of concern,” said Chairman Martin Oberman.  “He has extensive experience with operations and customer service to meet the needs of shippers and the public. The other Board members and I look forward to working with him on RSTAC to help ensure the rail network remains efficient and viable.”

The ICC Termination Act of 1995 established RSTAC to advise the Board, the Secretary of Transportation, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure with respect to rail transportation policy issues RSTAC considers significant.  It is charged with developing private-sector mechanisms to identify, address, and prevent obstacles to effective and efficient interstate transportation.

More information about RSTAC can be located here.