Nominated by President Barack Obama as a Director of the Amtrak Board in January 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June 2010, Mr. Moreland currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board. He was recently an Executive Vice President for Public Affairs at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF). Prior to assuming this position, he was an Executive Vice President, Law and Government Affairs and Secretary; Executive Vice President, Law and Chief of Staff; Senior Vice President Law and Chief of Staff; and Senior Vice President Law and General Counsel. From 1970 to 1978, Moreland was employed at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Moreland received his Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University, a J.D. from Catholic University School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.