Foundation Board

The AREMA Educational Foundation Board of Directors exercises the authority and powers of the Educational Foundation, sets its objectives and policies in consonance with its Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws, and attends generally to its government and finances. The Board of Directors of the Foundation presently consists of the current President, Treasurer and Executive Director/CEO of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), and two Additional Directors serving (3) three-year terms.  

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Dwight W. Clark

President - 2017-2018

General Director Engineering Technology (Ret)

Union Pacific Railroad

Email: dwclark79@gmail.com

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Larry L. Etherton, PE

Director - 2016-2019

Director Engineering (Ret)

Norfolk Southern Railway

Email: larryetherton@hotmail.com

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Kevin K. Keller, PG, CGWP

Director - 2016-2020

Vice President, Rail Environmental Program

HDR

Email: kevin.keller@hdrinc.com

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Joseph A. Smak

Treasurer - 2016-2019

Director of Engineering - Track

Amtrak

Email: smakj@amtrak.com

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Elizabeth Caruso, CAE

Executive Director

Executive Director/CEO

AREMA

Email: bcaruso@arema.org