Environmental Operations Contacts

Our team oversees environmental compliance across the railroad.  Contact team members at environmental@up.com

Contact our Public Affairs team regarding trespasser issues, illegal dumping, right of way concerns, and vegetation management.


Compliance Directors

  • West
    Nevada and Arizona

    Brian Beazer

  • East
    El Paso, Oklahoma, and New Mexico

    Jennifer Clark


  • Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

    Ron Coupet

  • Iowa and Kansas

    Tyler Parker

  • Nebraska, Northern & Eastern Wyoming,
    and Eastern Colorado to Pueblo

    Jeff Knapton

  • Oregon, Washington,
    and Western/Panhandle Idaho

    Rachael Fisher

  • Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Eastern Idaho, and Western Colorado

    Michael Smilko

  • Northern California

    Elizabeth Wollenberg

  • Southern California and Mojave Desert

    Michael Villa-Real

  • Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana

    Jared Boysen

  • North Texas, West Texas, Texas Panhandle,
    and San Antonio

    Will Talbott

  • Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee

    Cassidy Meis