CHICAGO, Ill.–The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) elected its 2016 slate of officers at the annual winter meeting earlier in January.
The 2016 MARS officers are:
President: Michael Jones, transportation manager, North Dakota Mill, Grand Forks, North Dakota
First Vice President: Michael Barth, vice president transportation and logistics, United Sugars, Moorhead, Minnesota
Second Vice President: Harry Zander, senior vice president, Element Rail Finance, Chicago, Illinois
Joining the MARS Executive Committee is first-time member Kathy Bathurst, senior account manager, with CSX Transportation in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Another record of more than 650 registrations were received for recent two-day 2016 Winter Meeting in Lombard, Illinois, where the officers were elected. MARS 2016 Annual Summer Meeting will be held July 11–12 at the Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.