As the contact person you get to...
* Pick your own date to go
* Pick a name for the group,
* Ask your friends to go before I contact the families on the waiting list.
(If you do not find enough people for the train, I can ask people from the waiting list.)
The contact person would also...
* Check families in before boarding in the morning and again before heading home.
* Have the one ticket for Amtrak
* Supply your cell phone number to the families going