Reform Council announces the appointment of its newest
Council member, Ms. Nancy Rutledge Connery, an independent
researcher, lecturer and policy advisor on infrastructure,
transportation, and community development. On July 26th,
Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott informed the President
of the Senate of the appointment of Ms. Connery. She
will replace Mr. Joe Vranich who recently resigned from
welcomes its newest member," said Gil Carmichael, Chairman.
"I speak for the entire Council when I say we are looking
forward to benefiting from Ms. Connery's experience,
especially her expertise in the area of infrastructure,
as the Council works towards its goal of improving rail
passenger service in the U.S."
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
next scheduled business meeting and seminar will be
held on Thursday, September 7, 2000 in Washington, D.C.
An agenda for this meeting will be available on our
website in late August 2000. For more information, please
contact the Council's office at (202) 366-0631 or visit
the Council's website at www.amtrakreformcouncil.gov.