Previous Recipeints of LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year Award

The League of Railway Industry Women is pleased to honor a woman in the rail industry each year who demonstrates leadership and excellence in the rail industry through our Outstanding Woman of the Year Award. Our previous recipients are an esteemed group of women who have improved our industry through vision, leadership, and dedication.

Previous Recipients of the LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year Award

2016     Anamaria Bonilla P.E., Metro-North Railroad 
2015
    Mary Proc, GO Transit
2014     Wendy Lindskoog, Alaska Railroad Corp.
2013     Deb Butler, Norfolk Southern Corp.
2012     Tracy DeLeon, International Decal
2011      Jo Strang, Federal Railroad Administration
2010     Cathryn Frankenberg, Canadian Pacific Railroad
2009     Lupe Valdez, Union Pacific Railroad
2008     Judy Petry, Farmrail
2007     Donna Acors, CSX Transportation
2006     Jalene Forbis, California Short Line Railroad
2005     Murphy Krajenta, BNSF
2004     Robin Eisenbrei, Morrison Metal Weld
2003     Kim Smith Flowers, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR
2002     Brenda Olszewski, A. Stucki
2001     Araceli Martinez-Hurtado, Progress Rail
2000     Connie Sumara, Chicago Freight Car Leasing
1999     Ruth Van Auken, Liberty Rail
1998     Linda Mullins, New York Air Brake

Please contact Sally Boven, LRIW Awards Chair at awards@lriw.org if you would like to nominate a woman in the rail industry for the Outstanding Woman of the Year Award.