Michael J. Ogborn, Operations & Safety 703
Michael J. Ogborn
Operations & Safety 703
Short Line Safety Initiative - A Review of the New Pilot Project
For the past 18 months, Mike Ogborn
has focused his
professional endeavours through his
consulting firm, Ogborn Consulting Group, LLC
provides consulting services to the transportation industry including strategic advice and counsel, government relations, public relations, management labor advice, and arbitration services.
Prior to this, Mr. Ogborn was the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of OmniTRAX, Inc. ("OmniTRAX") for 21 years.
is one of North America's largest private transportation and railroad management companies with 17 regional and short line railroads in 11 states and three Canadian provinces.
Served on the Senior Leadership Team and was primarily responsible for government relations, labor relations, and public relations for OmniTRAX
and the railroad, terminal, and transportation companies OmniTRAX
manages and served on the acquisitions team and on the negotiating team.
He continues to serve on the OmniTRAX Advisory Board.
Mr Ogborn has served on the Board of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) since 1994, including stints as Chairman and member of the Executive Committee (2009 - 2014).
has served on the Rail-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council
since 2010 which advises the STB
, Department of Transportation
, and Congress on transportation policies, legislation, and regulations, as well as the Churchill Gateway Development Corporation
since 1999; the Rail Industry Working Group - Industry since 2000; and the Colorado Freight Advisory Council and the Colorado Interim Transit and Rail Committee
since 1998, as well as the Union Pacific Short Line Advisory Group
He earned his J.D. and his B.A. at the University of South Dakota.