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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Edward D. Sparks, II, PE

President - 2019-2020

Asst Chief Engineer of Structures

CSX Transportation

Email: ed_sparks@csx.com

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Larry L. Etherton, PE

Director - 2016-2022

Sr. Rail Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Email: larryetherton@hotmail.com

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Kevin K. Keller, PG, CGWP

Director - 2016-2023

Vice President

HDR

Email: kevin.keller@hdrinc.com

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Randy L. Bowman

Treasurer - 2019-2022

Engineer Track & Materials

Norfolk Southern Railway

Email: randy.bowman@nscorp.com

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Elizabeth Caruso, IOM, CAE

Executive Director

Executive Director/CEO

AREMA

Email: bcaruso@arema.org