Curtis Sloan became Vice President of GoRail in 2013. He started with GoRail as a field organizer building support for freight rail and the CREATE Program in Illinois in 2004. During his time at GoRail, he has led policy development, overseen the field staff, implemented electronic advocacy capability and implemented the organization’s first digital media efforts. From 2010 to 2013, he was the Assistant Vice President for policy and communications at the Coalition Against Bigger trucks where he worked to defeat increases in truck size and weight proposed in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of MAP-21 and helped craft language eventually adopted by Congress to study the impacts of longer and heavier trucks.
Curtis was raised on a family farm in Northeast Kansas. He received a B.A. in Political Science and Communication Studies from the University of Kansas in 2001 and received his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2004. He worked on several state and local advocacy campaigns in Kansas and was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 2004. He resides with his partner in a houseboat in the Washington, DC, Channel.