Chief of Operations

Shawn provides safe and customer-focused rail service operations at the Alberta Midland Railway Terminal… 

Shawn is the Senior Vice President of the Northern Plains Rail Companies, and President of Canadian Northern Plains Rail Services which provides safe and customer-focused rail service operations at the Alberta Midland Railway Terminal.

Shawn has over 30 years of North American rail industry experience, including leading Dominion Railway Services Ltd. from 2012 to present, serving as General Manager, Strategic Network Development and Interline Management at Canadian Pacific, and spending 18 years in the regional and shortline railway industry as an operating employee, supervisor, and senior executive.  He is proud to have began his career at Canadian National Railways.

Shawn is actively involved in community projects in the Edmonton, Camrose, and Stettler/Big Valley districts.  He enjoys baseball and football and is a member of the Edmonton Eskimos Gridiron Gang supporting Kids Up Front.  He and his wife Karen and their two boys reside in Camrose, Alberta.