NAFA Announces 2012-2013 CAFM & CAFS Graduates

April 29, 2013

The NAFA Fleet Management Association announced the full class of 2012-2013 Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) and Certified Automotive Fleet Specialist (CAFS) graduates at the NAFA Institute & Expo. Of the 36 total CAFM graduates, 22 work for public-sector fleets. NAFA had announced early graduates (those who had obtained CAFM certification during the first half of the year) in February.

Government Fleet congratulates the public-sector fleet professionals who obtained CAFM and CAFS designation. Below are CAFM graduates, with new graduates listed in bold below.

  • Nancy Bean, CAFM, fleet manager, City of Redmond, Wash.
  • Jesse Beeks, CAFM, fleet operations supervisor, City of Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Cheri Carter, CAFM, fleet analyst, City of Abilene, Texas
  • Gregory Dimesa, CAFM,  director, City of New York Police Department
  • Jerry Drake, CAFM, equipment maintenance superintendent, City of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Rick Haggard, CAFM, fleet project manager, Seattle City Light, Wash.
  • Nina Hoffert, CAFM, fleet manager, City of Lakewood, Colo.
  • Gary Lowe, CAFM, fleet administrator, City of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Joseph Luxem, CAFM, automotive maintenance crew chief, City of Seattle
  • Merle McCullough, CAFM, fleet manager, Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.
  • Richard Panneton, CAFM, national manager, Land Fleet, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, Ontario
  • James Perkins, CAFM, superintendent, Fleet Services, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Daniel Reichel, CAFM, fleet manager, State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
  • Kevin Schlangen, CAFM, fleet manager, Dakota County, Minn.
  • Donald Scruggs, CAFM, fleet maintenance officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Md.
  • Sydney Sexton, CAFM, assistant director, Fleet Services, Harris County, Texas
  • Scott Simonton, CAFM, fleet services manager, City of Wilsonville, Ore.
  • Tamzen Smith, CAFM, fleet superintendent, City of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Richard Sweepe, CAFM, equipment managemetn superintendent, City of Goodyear, Ariz.
  • Jack Tolmich, CAFM, fleet operations administrator, Denver Water Dept., Colo.
  • Michael Webster, CAFM, manager of fleet services, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, Ill.
  • Amanda Wilson, CAFM, fleet manager, Indiana University

The public-sector CAFS graduates are:

  • Kevin Austin, CAFS, fleet manager, City of Portland, Maine
  • Daniel Bent, CAFS, AS II, State of Delaware Office of Fleet Management
  • Francois Brosseau, CAFS, senior program analyst, Government of Canada Parks
  • Dale Collins, CAFS, fleet services supervisor, Fairfax Water, Va.
  • Donald Gabel, CAFS, field supervisor, Lake Havasu City Vehicle Maintenance, Ariz.
  • Brock Hollingsworth, CAFS, mechanic supervisor, Arapahoe County, Colo.
  • Milena Laban, CAFS, strategic coordinator, City of Edmonton, Alberta
  • Cyril  Leon, CAFS, fleet equipment specialist, City of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Mario Menendez, CAFS, fleet maintenance supervisor, County of Collier Fleet Management, Fla.
  • Timothy Sanderson, CAFS, director of transportation services, City of Brandon, Manitoba
  • Gaye Shockley, CAFS, fleet supervisor, City of Lake Jackson, Texas
  • Mark Stephens, CAFS, garage manager, Snohomish County Public Utility District #1, Wash.
  • John  Tennant, CAFS, fleet maintenance superintendent, City of Tucson, Ariz.
  • Henry Verner, CAFS, manager of fleet & materials, City of Brandon, Manitoba
  • Christina Wear, CAFS, fleet management specialist, Snohomish County Public Utility District #1, Wash.
  • Russell White, CAFS, equipment analyst, Palm Beach County Fleet Management, Fla.

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