2 Named to Amtrak Board of Directors

The Trump administration announced it intends to nominate Sarah E. Feinberg and Chris Koos to Amtrak’s board of directors. Both are Democrats and would fill seats on the board set aside for that party.

Feinberg is interim president of MTA New York City Transit and previously served as Federal Railroad Administrator and as chief of staff to former Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx.

She also once served as director of policy communications at Facebook and director of Global Communications and Business Strategy at Bloomberg.

A West Virginia native, she is the founder of Feinberg Strategies and received her B.A. from Washington and Lee University.

Koos has been mayor of Normal, Illinois, since 2003. He serves on the advisory board of Transportation for America, is a member of the Uptown Normal Business Association, and, since 1979, has served as the owner and operator of the retail specialty stores Vitesse Cycle Shop and Often Running.

Both nominations require confirmation in the U.S. Senate.

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One Response to “2 Named to Amtrak Board of Directors”

  1. Greg Knapp Says:

    Normal, Illinois is my station of embarkation for all my Amtrak travels (with the occasional exception of Champaign, IL for the CONO). The appointment of Chris Koos is very significant. I think Midwestern rail travel will certainly benefit. Also, I am a fan of the Cardinal. I hope that Ms. Feinberg is a supporter of that route.

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