Hadenfeldt, Heidkamp, Wilson Elected to RSI Board of Directors; Ameen Named Chair, Hulick Secretary-Treasurer

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Indianapolis, IN, September 17, 2017 - Tom Simpson, president of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), today announced the election of three new members of the board of directors at the annual meeting held during this week’s Railway Interchange 2017 in Indianapolis. The new board members are: Katie Hadenfeldt, VP of Sales & Marketing, Loram Maintenance of Way; Terry Heidkamp, VP of Government & Industry Affairs, GATX; and Jack Wilson, VP of Sales, North America, Siemens Rail Automation.

“Our new Board members were selected from a group of outstanding candidates and will begin serving their three-year term beginning January 1, 2018,” said Simpson. “Katie, Terry, and Jack will ably represent RSI, its members and the railway industry.”

Simpson also noted that at its July meeting, the RSI board of directors elected Bob Hulick, Executive Vice President of Trinity Rail Group to the post of RSI Secretary-Treasurer. Hulick joins incoming Chairman Pat Ameen, Vice President of Industry Relations at Amsted Rail, on the 2018 RSI executive committee.
About the Railway Supply Institute

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is an international trade association representing more than 250 companies involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, tank car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, and passenger rail industries. RSI connects members to their customers and partners, supports the improvement of the industry, assists members in the global marketplace, and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process. America’s railway suppliers represent a $28 billion/year industry supporting more than 100,000 American workers. For more information visit www.rsiweb.org.