The business and affairs of the Committee shall be managed by an Executive Board which shall consist of no less than twelve (12) members of the Committee.

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Meeting Minutes – 2024

Meeting Minutes – Historical

Working Groups

Workgroups are established from time to time by the Executive Board or by either one of the Subcommittees to address specific needs of that in response to specific concerns or issues the relevant subcommittee (or Board) wishes to have addressed.   Additionally, there are permanent technical working groups under the Technical subcommittee that address specific areas of vehicle specifications.  Theses include: Interiors, Mechanical, Structure, VTI, Propulsion, Electrical and Trainline Communications

​​The Accessibility Policy Group (APG) reports directly to the Board, but is only active when called upon for a specific purpose.​  No formal minutes are taken during APG meetings.

Ray Hessinger, Chair – raymond.hessinger@dot.ny.gov

Ron Pate, Washington State DOT – pater@wsdot.wa.gov

Bruce Roberts, Caltrans – bruce.roberts@dot.ca.gov

Calvin Gibson, FRA – Calvin.gibson@dot.gov

Gary Talbot, Amtrak – Gary.talbot@amtrak.com

​Specification Review Panels report directly to the Board, but are only active when called upon for a specific purpose.​  No formal minutes are taken during these meetings.

NGEC Executive Board – Specification Review Panels/Members – 2023

Consultants/ Technical Support to the Review Panels:
Review Panel Consultant – Larry Salci
NGEC Support – Steve Hewitt
Technical Support – Tammy Krause
Amtrak Technical Support – Mike Kraft

Bi-Level Car Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Vacant
Amanda Martin, Iowa DOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

Locomotive Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
vacant
Jennifer Bastian, IDOT
Jason Biggs, Washington State DOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

Trainset Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT – Chair
Ed Engle, Iowa DOT
Jason Biggs, Washington State DOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

Single Level Rail Car Review Panel:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT — Chair
Ed Engle, Iowa DOT
Jason Biggs, WSDOT
Jeff Gordon, FRA

DMU Review Panel Members:
Ray Hessinger, NYSDOT — Chair
Jeff Gordon, FRA
Brian Beeler, for Maine DOT
vacant