RI15 LRIW Woman of the Year Award & Acceptance Speech by Mary Proc
Oct. 5, 2015. The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) has named GO Transit’s Vice President of Customer Service Mary Proc as the winner of the 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year award. Proc was honored at the General Opening Session at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 5, 2015. Over 9,500 attendees from this combined railway industry conference were on hand for the joint exhibits and technical conferences.
The annual award is designed to recognize a woman who “consistently demonstrates vision, initiative, creativity and guidance in a leadership role”. Additional nomination criteria include “innovative, problem solving, bringing consistent excellence to her organization and the surrounding community”. Co-sponsored by Progressive Railroading, this award offers an annual review of the growing accomplishments of women in the rail industry. An international organization with the goal to provide mentorship and support for the growth of all women in railroading, LRIW is particularly pleased to recognize Mary Proc.