Operation Lifesaver Welcomes Sheryl Cummings as the New Minnesota State Coordinator

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ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Operation Lifesaver, Inc.’s (OLI) President and CEO Joyce Rose is pleased to announce that Sheryl Cummings is now the state coordinator for Minnesota Operation Lifesaver. The state program’s board of directors announced her arrival Monday.

“Minnesota is a very active state within the Operation Lifesaver network,” said OLI President and CEO Joyce Rose. “We’re thrilled that Sheryl has hit the ground running and is taking a proactive approach to broadcasting our safety messages and responding to the numerous requests for rail safety presentations that come into that office.”

Operation Lifesaver, Inc., is comprised of 49 state programs (Virginia and Maryland operations are combined), each directed by state coordinators who manage a team of volunteers, plan awareness-raising activities and conduct rail safety and anti-trespass training.

Cummings holds a master’s degree in advocacy and political leadership from the University of Minnesota Duluth.  Her studies focused on nonprofit administration. Prior to joining Operation Lifesaver, she served as director of development and marketing for the Wildlife in Need Center, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in arts and humanities from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Cummings may be reached at mnoperationlifesaver@yahoo.com and 651-328-3259. The Minnesota Operation Lifesaver website is www.mnsafetycouncil.org/OL. A high-resolution photograph of Cummings can be found here.

About Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

Operation Lifesaver's mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights of way. A national network of trained volunteers provides free presentations on rail safety. Learn more at http://www.oli.org; follow OLI on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.



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About Us

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing free public education programs to prevent collisions, injuries and fatalities on and around railroad tracks and highway-rail grade crossings. http://www.oli.org/



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About every 3 hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train.
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Sheryl Cummings is the new Minnesota Operation Lifesaver state coordinator.
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OLI's mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at railroad crossings and along train tracks.
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