Data, Technology, and Safety in Rail
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Tanis Peterson is the Director of Operations and Regulatory Affairs for the Railway Association of Canada (RAC). In addition to her over 17 years of working in the railway industry, Tanis also has extensive entrepreneurial experience having created, built and sold a successful construction business.
Tanis started her career in the railway industry as a conductor with CP Rail. Over the years, she held a variety of positions at CP Rail and AMIC Railway – from locomotive engineer, to technical trainer and rules instructor, to senior manager overseeing technical training, operating practices, and regulatory affairs. She has also worked as consultant for numerous companies within the industry.
Tanis currently sits on the board of directors for the Canadian Common Ground Alliance (CCGA), the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA), and is the President of the North American League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW).
Tanis joined the RAC as a Director in June of 2014. She uses her experience to represent the Canadian rail industry while building cross-industry networks in both the public and private sectors, and advancing the effectiveness and safety of the North American railway transportation system.