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North American section

The North American section had its initial meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on May 24, 2002. Since then, Annual General Meetings have featured an industry conference and field trips of interest to the Signals and Communications community.

Committee Members
Hon Secretary / Treasurer: Gary Young

Chairman: Dave Thurston, FIRSE, P.E., Vice President and Deputy Sector Manager, Parsons - Transportation Group

Vice Chairman: Rob Burkhardt, President, ISIS Consultants, LLC 

Local Committee members:

Joseph F. Noffsinger, FIRSE, Business Leader – Signal Products, GE Transportation Systems-Global Signaling

Ed Mortlock , Senior Consultant, Parsons Brinkerhoff

Vic Babin, FIRSE, Chief Engineering Officer, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

John Leonardo, Vice President Business Development, PNR Railworks, Inc. 

 

 Events Diary

Please contact the section directly for details of their events.

 How To Join

Membership of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers is required before you can become a member of the North American section of the IRSE. You will then need to complete a North American section application form which is available under "other information" on this page.
IRSE North American section logo

 Contact details

Gary Young
Hon Secretary / Treasurer
750 SW Derby Drive
Lee's Summit
MO 64081
USA
E-mail: Gary.Young@trans.ge.com

David Thurston FIRSE
Chairman
c/o Parsons
1601 Market Street
9th Floor
Philadelphia
PA 19103
USA
Telephone: +1 215 606 2365
E-mail: david.thurston@parsons.com


Rob Burkhardt
Vice-Chairman
President
ISIS Consultants, LLC
6200 Fegenbush Lane
Louisville
KY 40228
USA
E-mail:reburkhardt@isis-llc.com

Bill Scheerer Hon FIRSE
Country Vice President
Chief Engineer
GE Transportation Systems-Global Signaling (retired)
617 NE Ruushbrook Drive
MO 64064
USA

 Other information

IRSENASMembershipApplication2010_000.zipNorth American section application form
2013 NAS proceedings report.pdf2013 NAS Proceedings Report
2012 NAS TRC meeting report.pdf2012 NAS TRC Meeting Report
2012 NAS proceedings final report.pdf2012 NAS AGM Final Report
IRSENAS2010AGMConferencefiles.zip2010 Conference & AGM papers (zip file)
2009NASnewsletter.pdf2009 AGM and conference
2008NASnewsletter.pdf2008 AGM, half day conference and technical visit
NAS2007AGMarticle.pdf2007 AGM

 Links to other websites

NotesFilter
Introduction to North American Signaling
The section's first book. Copies may be purchased at reduced cost by IRSE members.