JUNO BEACH, FL
-- George Survant has been named to the board of directors of CALSTART, a transportation technology organization. Survant is director of fleet services for Florida Power and Light (FP&L), a 3,600-vehicle fleet. For the past four years, Survant has served as the chair of the Utility Working Group of WestStart's Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF). This HTUF group has launched a pilot program to assess the performance of heavy-duty hybrids in some of the nation's largest utility fleets. In 2004, he was awarded a Blue Sky Leadership Award recognizing his leadership in helping move heavy-duty hybrid technology into the marketplace for utility service trucks.