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June 20, 2000
Amtrak Reform Council welcomes its newest Council member,
Mr. Charles Moneypenny, who will be the rail labor representative
on the Council. Mr. Moneypenny is currently the International
and Legislative Representative for the Transport Workers Union
of America (TWU), which is a member union of the Transportation
Trades Department of the AFL-CIO. He was appointed by President
Clinton on June 12, 2000, replacing Mr. Clarence Monin, who
has left the Council.
speak for the entire Council when I say that we are excited
by the prospect of working with Mr. Moneypenny as the representative
of rail labor," said Gil Carmichael, Chairman. "The input
from rail labor is fundamentally necessary as the Council
moves towards our mutually beneficial goal of improving rail
passenger service in the U.S."
Amtrak Reform Council is an independent Federal oversight
commission established under the provisions of the Amtrak
Reform and Accountability Act of 1997 (P. L. 105-134) to recommend
improvements in Amtrak's operations and to monitor its financial
Council's next scheduled business meeting will be held on
Monday, July 17, in Room 2230 (Oklahoma City Room) at the
Department of Transportation's Nassif Building in Washington,
D.C. The following day, the Council will hold an Outreach
meeting in Burlington, VT, for the off-Northeast Corridor
services of the New England states. An agenda for both days
will be available in early July.
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The ARC is an independent federal commission established under the Amtrak Reform
and Accountability Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-134).