Durbin Statement On Nomination Of Normal Mayor Chris Koos To Serve On Amtrak Board Of Directors

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Normal, Illinois, Mayor Chris Koos to serve on the Amtrak Board of Directors:

“I recommended Mayor Koos for this important position, and I’m glad the President nominated him today.  Mayor Koos understands the importance of passenger rail to communities in Illinois and across the country. He will be an important voice for Illinois and the Midwest in support of growing and protecting Amtrak’s national network, and I look forward to supporting his nomination.”

Koos is a Bloomington-Normal native and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Transportation for America, as a member of the Uptown Normal Business Association.