The Board of Governors of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) announced the appointment of Elizabeth (Beth) S. Caruso as AREMA's executive director/CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2015.
Caruso joined AREMA in early May 1999 and most recently served as AREMA's director, administration. She has many years of experience in administration and customer service. Caruso has a BA degree in English with a concentration in media communications from High Point University in North Carolina. She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and has earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.
"Now that Beth Caruso is our new executive director, she will make the changes necessary to ensure AREMA fulfills its mission, 'The development and advancement of both technical and practical knowledge and recommended practices pertaining to the design, construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure', and ensure it is run with the utmost professionalism and integrity," said AREMA President Randy Bowman.