NAFA Honors Fleets for Sustainability
Pictured left to right in the back at the Sustainability pre-con at NAFA are George Survant, sr. director fleet relations, NTEA, Alexander Barton, president, Barton Marketing Group, and Gary Lentsch, CAFM, fleet manager, Eugene Water & Electric Board. Photo courtesy of Kristen Driscoll.
The honorees of NAFA Fleet Management Association’s inaugural Sustainable Fleet Certificate program have been named.
The certification program is the association’s latest initiative, which had 28 honorees, and is designed to educate fleet professionals on proven methods that will help them develop sustainable fleet initiatives. NAFA developed the certification program in response to its members expressing interest in learning more about the association's Sustainable Fleet Accreditation Program, according to the association.
Individuals who earned the certification successfully completed an exam that followed a training session.The fleets professionals who obtained the certification are:
Martin Biffin, principal mechanical engineer, Government of Bermuda Public Works
Mike Bisogno, CAFM, director, Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Fleet Management Services
Anthony Bowe, fleet management/shop supervisor, State of Minnesota Department of Transportation
Michele L. Bowles, CAFS, fleet manager, Washington Gas Light Co.
Ray Brisby, CAFM, fleet manager, Calgary Fire Department
Richard Callis, CAFM, sr. analyst, Enterprise Fleet Management, Charter Communications
Mike Camnetar, CAFM, director of fleet partnership solutions, Element Fleet Management
Jeffrey Carter, fleet manager, Portland General Electric
Patti Earley, CAFM, fleet fuel specialist, Florida Power & Light
Antoine Elias, lead senior plant engineer, Br. C.A.T. International Co. LTD
Robert Ellingsworth, CAFM, fleet manager, State of Minnesota Department of Transportation
Donald Eta, director, Fleet Management Services, City of Vaughan, Ontario
Marie Gianetti, insurance coordinator, Varian Associates, Inc.
Scott Glew, Manager, fleet services, Town of Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Brad Hawthorne, deputy director, City of San Diego, Fleet Operations Department
Nina Hoffert, CAFM, fleet manager, City of Lakewood
Alia Khouri, deputy director, City of San Diego Fleet Services
James Laverty, CAFS, manager, Vehicle Pool, University of Alberta, Canada
Gary Lentsch, CAFM, fleet manager, Eugene Water & Electric Board
Zachariah McLawhorn, deputy director, State of North Carolina, Motor Fleet Mgmt. Division
Quintonio Ratteray, mechanical superintendent, Government of Bermuda Public Works
William Rogers, DPW - fleet services administrator, Indianapolis Fleet Services
Rick Sikes, CAFM, COO, CarbonBLU
Michael Simonds, fleet manager, City of San Diego Fleet Operations Department
James Tillman, director, Business Development EV Services and Battery Storage, MaxGen Energy Services
Katherine Vigneau, CAFM, professional development strategist, KMVS Fleet+ Consulting
Mike Wilkinson, fleet supervisor, Denver Water
Mike Wilson, CAFM, strategic fleet management specialist, Element Fleet Management
The certification program was launched in April 2017, and was developed through a partnership between NAFA, CALSTART, and NC State University. NAFA is looking to offer the sustainable certificate training in autumn 2017