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Roger P. Nober

Roger P. Nober

Fort Worth, TX

Roger Nober has been an executive vice president with BNSF since January 2007. Nober is responsible for overseeing BNSF’s legal and regulatory matters, environmental, claims, compliance, communications and state government and community affairs as well as serving on the Board of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC.

Prior to joining BNSF, Nober was a partner in the Washington office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he focused his practice primarily on transportation law and legislative matters. 

From 2002 to 2006, Nober served as chairman of the United States Surface Transportation Board, having been confirmed by the Senate to the Commission and appointed by President George W. Bush as the Chairman. From 1993-2002, Nober served in a variety of transportation policymaking functions in the U.S. House of Representatives and at the Department of Transportation, including serving from 1997 to 2001 as chief counsel for the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College
Juris Doctor, Harvard University School of Law

Affiliations/Community Involvement
Board of Directors, The WARM Place
Member, Business Advisory Council, Northwestern University     Transportation Center
Jewish Federation of Tarrant County
Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law (2015)
Adjunct Professor, SMU Dedman School of Law (2012-2014)
Past Member, Board of Directors, Texas General Counsel Forum
Past Member, Board of Directors, Cook Children’s Medical Center
Past Member, Texas 2030 Committee (2008-2010)

Nober and his wife, Jane, have three sons.