GAITHERSBURG, MD - Mercury Associates, Inc. will present NAFA Fleet Management Association's Fleet Management and Advanced Fleet Management seminars May 11-15 at the University of Alaska Anchorage Conference Center. The seminars in Alaska are the first in a series that Mercury will present on NAFA's behalf outside the continental U.S. Similar seminars are scheduled for Hawaii and Puerto Rico later this year.

Mercury Associates specializes in fleet management consulting and education services. Based on a partnership agreement, Mercury will deliver NAFA's fleet management seminars in locations that are not readily served by the seminars' volunteer instructors. 

NAFA's Fleet Management Seminar is designed for fleet professionals with less than five years experience in fleet management.  The Advanced Fleet Management Seminar is designed for fleet professions with more than 10 years experience, Certified Automotive Fleet Managers, Certified Automotive Fleet Specialists, and other fleet professionals seeking advanced fleet education.

University of Alaska Anchorage Conference Center

3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane #602, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Fleet Management Seminar May 11-12, 2010

Advanced Fleet Management Seminar May 13-15, 2010

Paul Lauria, President, Mercury Associates, Inc.

Chris Amos, CAFM, NAFA President and Commissioner of Equipment Services, St. Louis, Missouri.

Janis Christensen, CAFM, Senior Manager at Mercury Associates.


Seating at both seminars is limited.  There is an early bird special price for attendees registering before April 21.  Attendees will gain additional savings if they register for both the Fleet Management and Advanced Fleet Management seminars.  A group discount for three or more registrants from the same organization is also offered.

Hotel accommodations have been arranged for seminar attendees at the SpringHill Suites, Anchorage University Lake, Anchorage, Alaska.  Attendees can save on hotel rates when registering for the seminars. 

For more information about the seminars or to register, visit

About NAFA

NAFA Fleet Management Association is a not-for-profit, individual membership professional society serving the needs of members who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location or fleet composition. NAFA's Full and Associate Members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance and repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 3.5 million vehicles including in excess of 1.1 million trucks of which350 thousand are medium- and heavy-duty trucks. For more information, visit

About Mercury

Mercury Associates, Inc. is the largest dedicated fleet management consulting firm in North America. The firm's mission is to improve the quality of fleet management practices through the provision of independent, objective consulting and training services to fleet managers and other individuals and entities serving the fleet industry.  For more information, visit