18 Oct 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently announced that Ian Jefferies will succeed longtime president, Edward Hamberger, upon his retirement. Jefferies is currently the organization’s Sr. VP of government affairs and senior policy advisor in Washington. During his five years at AAR, Jefferies has been an instrumental advocate regarding the STB Reauthorization Act and tank car safety enhancements, while defeating efforts to increase truck size and weight limits. His prior experience in government policy will also greatly enhance his success as he leads the AAR into the future.