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NAFA Elects New Board of Trustees

May 16, 2006

ISELIN, NJ – The National Association of Fleet Administrators, Inc. (NAFA), announced the election of its 2006 Board of Trustees.

Charles A. Gibbens, Jr., automotive fleet manager for the County of Henrico Va., was re-elected president of NAFA’s Board of Trustees. He was a combat arms officer with the U.S. Army’s Armor branch and retired a lieutenant colonel after 21 years of military service. A charter member of NAFA’s Old Dominion Chapter, he has served on numerous committees as both vice chair and chair. In addition, Gibbens was the chair of NAFA’s Alternative Fuels Committee, vice chair for NAFA’s Board of Delegates, NAFA’s treasurer, vice president, and senior vice president.

Gayle Pratt is serving a second term as senior vice president of NAFA’s Board of Trustees. She is fleet manager, global operations with Ecolab Inc. She has served NAFA for many years on the national level as chair of multiple committees, treasurer, and vice president. An accomplished author for the fleet industry, Pratt has developed and presented several education seminars on fleet and business management.

The remaining officers on NAFA’s Board of Trustees are:

Christopher D. Amos, CAFM
Vice President
Commissioner of Equipment Services
City of St. Louis

Douglas Weichman, CAFM
Vice President
Director, Palm Beach County Fleet Management

Julie Furlotte, CAFM
Vice President
National Manager of the Land Fleet
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Marvin Fletcher, CAFM
Director of Fleet Services
County of Hanover, Va.

Walter J. Burnett, CAFM
Maintenance Operations Manager
City of Beverly Hills, Calif.

Randy Shadley, CAFM
Trustee-Western Region
Fleet Manager
NEXTEL Communications

Ruth Alfson, CAFM
Trustee-Central Region
Manager, Center of Excellence
Serco Group, Inc.

Tom Lubas
Trustee – Eastern Region
Manager Central Automotive Division
Port Authority of NY & NJ

Milton Reid
Past President
General Services Director
City of Gainesville, Fla.

Charles Scharmen
Trustee – Affiliate
Director of Fleet Services
Tamaroff Automotive Group
Southfield, Mich.

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