LRW Names 2023/24 Railway Woman of the Year Advisory Committee

Golden Valley, Minnesota, December 8, 2023 – The League of Railway Women (LRW) is pleased to announce the 2023/24 Railway Woman of the Year Advisory Committee members. The advisory committee now includes chair Jean Savage and members Stephanie Wiggins and Pam Arpin.
The advisory committee's purpose is to provide an impartial executive-level review of Railway Woman of the Year Award candidate applications and recommend a winner. All committee members must be past WOY award recipients. The Railway Woman of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Progressive Railroading, has recognized women's leadership contributions to the North American rail industry since 1997.

A person with blue eyes and a black shirtDescription automatically generatedJean Savage
The Advisory Committee Chair is Jean Savage, CEO and President of Trinity Industries Inc. She was appointed CEO and President in 2020 and has served on Trinity's Board of Directors since 2018. She received LRW's Railway Woman of the Year Award in 2022.

A person wearing glasses and a blue jacketDescription automatically generatedStephanie Wiggins
Advisory Committee Member Stephanie Wiggins is CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). She is the first woman – and first African American woman – to lead Metro. She received LRW's Railway Woman of the Year Award in 2020.

A person in a black shirtDescription automatically generatedPam Arpin
Advisory Committee Member Pam Arpin was named CP Vice-President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) in July 2021 and assumed the role of CPKC Vice-President and CIO on April 14, 2023, when CP combined with Kansas City Southern. She received LRW's   Railway Woman of the Year Award in 2019.

Thank you, Jean, Stephanie and Pam, for your assistance in selecting LRW's next Railway Woman of the Year.

Learn more about the Railway Woman of the Year Advisory Committee.