Manager, Environmental Impact
Canadian National Railway
Kari Harris is Manager, Environmental Impact for CN’s US operations. Ms. Harris has over 25 years of experience specializing in wetland and stormwater regulations. With extensive project experience across the Midwest, South and Northeast regions of the US, Ms. Harris has considerable understanding in navigating the regulatory framework of federal, state and local wetland permitting and the associated intricacies of design solutions that can translate to practical field applications. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a BS in Geography (Natural Environmental Systems), and currently is the Vice Chair of AREMA Committee 13. Before coming to CN, Ms. Harris worked as a consultant in the Chicago area where she developed her niche for Clean Water Act permitting and compliance.