Governing Documents

Articles of Incorporation

Articles of Incorporation from Inception in Illinois in 1967 and as subsequently amended

Nonprofit Status

The National Association of Railroad Passengers, DBA the Rail Passengers Association, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Dues and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


Note: The Bylaws Committee has updated the documents to reflect the results of the 2022 Fall Council Business Meeting

Directors and Representatives

NARP dba Rail Passengers Association is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, which is elected by the all-volunteer Council of Representatives, our national advisory body elected by the general membership by state.

Board of Director Governance Policies

Nondiscrimination Statement

The National Association of Railroad Passengers dba Rail Passengers Association (and/or any subsidiaries) shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, and selection of volunteers and vendors. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.