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Mr. Michael J. Ogborn

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Phone: (202) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: m***@***.com
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
50 F Street , N.W. , Suite 7020 ,
Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20001
United States

Company Description: The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is a non-profit trade association that represents the interests of its more than 475 short line...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • JD
    University of South Dakota
  • BA
    University of South Dakota
  • Juris Doctorate
    University of South Dakota
  • Bachelors Degree
    University of South Dakota
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Web References
Speaker Bios, 21 July 2013 [cached]
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 ("OCG"). OCG 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. OmniTRAX 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). Mr Ogborn 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.
Railroad Members, 20 Oct 2012 [cached]
According to ASLRRA Chair Mike Ogborn, the by-laws adopted cover the following distinct matters: (1) they set forth the general membership requirements, including payment of current dues and assessments to remain an active member; (2) the conduct of business at the Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors Meetings, and the Executive Committee meetings; (3) a conflict of interest policy for Board members; (4) the composition of and selection of chairs and members of standing and special committees; and (5) the site selection process for meetings.
OmniTRAX :: Leadership Profiles, 10 Nov 2010 [cached]
Michael J. Ogborn - Managing Director - Government and Public Affairs As Managing Director, Mr. Michael Ogborn is responsible for government relations and public/industry affairs for the company. With over 16 years of dedicated service to the organization. Mike is instrumental in building key relationships with government and industry affiliates. He is active in the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, serving on its Board of Directors as Regional Vice President of the Central Region and on its Executive Committee as Vice Chairman. He is also the President of the Churchill Gateway Development Corporation, a public/private partnership established with the Governments of Manitoba, Canada, and OmniTRAX and serves on the Manitoba Intercontinental Gateway Council. Mike is a senior advisor and has previously served in various management capacities. He will continue to serve our interests on legislative and regulatory matters within the U.S. and Canada. Additionally, he is the primary Public Relations and Media spokesperson for the organization.
Mike graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelors Degree and Juris Doctorate.
Railway Age - Building on the Leadership of Others - Broe OmniTRAX, 23 Mar 2014 [cached]
By: Mike Ogborn
In so doing, I am reminded by the newest member of the rail industry, Warren Buffet, of the importance of remembering the leadership and achievements of past leaders of our organization, when he said, "Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Mike Ogborn is the Managing Director of OmniTRAX, Inc., a transportation management company that provides management services to 17 short line railroads and other transportation companies in Canada and the United States.
Port of Churchill, 20 Aug 2012 [cached]
Mike Ogborn, Managing Director, OmniTRAX, Inc. and President, CGDC
Michael Ogborn is responsible for government relations, labor relations, public relations, contract administration, Class I relationships and administrative matters for OmniTRAX. Mr. Ogborn has negotiated all of the purchase and sale agreements of acquisitions or dispositions as well as handling and negotiating all of the labor agreements on behalf of OmniTRAX Canada Inc.
Mr. Ogborn is active in the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, and is currently serving on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He has also served for the Intermodal Association of North America. He previously served in various management capacities. Mr. Ogborn has a BA and a JD from the University of South Dakota.
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