LRW Issues Call for Nominations for 2020 Member of the Year Award
Washington, DC, July 29, 2020 – The League of Railway Women (LRW) is pleased to accept nominations for the LRW Member of the Year award until September 4, 2020.Washington, DC, July 29, 2020 – The League of Railway Women (LRW) is pleased to accept nominations for the LRW Member of the Year award until September 4, 2020.
For over two decades, this award has recognized a member of LRW who has made extraordinary contributions to the success of LRW and its mission to connect and cultivate women in rail.
Mallory Moran, Marketing Communications Manager, The Greenbrier Companies and 2019 Member of the Year said, “LRW is a fantastic organization and an asset to those new in the industry. I recommend joining to all of my female coworkers. I was thrilled and humbled to receive the 2019 LRW Member of the Year award. It was lovely that my contributions were noticed and appreciated. It's unique for industry awards to be given to newer members – it was an excellent experience for me.”
“We are grateful for the leadership and dedication our members provide to LRW and the rail industry as a whole,” said Amanda Trainor Patrick, LRW President. “One way we measure success is through member engagement. Our members volunteer their time and talents to support our education webinars, attend our LRW Annual Conference, serve on our board of directors, committees, the scholarship program and much more. This award gives LRW the opportunity to highlight their amazing work.”
Nomination criteria and the online nomination form are available on the LRW website, www.railwaywomen.org/member-of-the-year, until September 4. The winner will be announced this fall.
Past award winners include: The Greenbrier Companies' Mallory Moran (2019), Metrolinx's Emilia Marceta (2018), GE Transportation's Kathee Fisk (2017), L.B. Foster Rail Technologies Corp.'s Claire Tomlinson (2016), Independent Media Consultant Carol Steckbeck (2015) and Railway Supply Institute's Amanda Trainor Patrick (2014).
FOR FUTHER INFORMATION: Media Contact: Emilia Marceta, LRW Public Relations & Outreach Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org; LRW Member of the Year Nomination Contact: Lisa Tackach, LRW Awards Chair, email@example.com.
About The League of Railway Women
Founded in 1997, the League of Railway Women (LRW) is committed to improving the railroad industry by connecting and cultivating women in rail. Our mission is to advance the representation, recognition and opportunities for women, thereby promoting diversity and improving the business results of the railroad industry. Learn more at www.railwaywomen.org; follow the LRW on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.