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Government Fleet Announces Hall of Fame Inductees

May 5, 2015

The Public Fleet Hall of Fame was founded in 2014 with 10 inaugural inductees. Photo by Kim Pham
The Public Fleet Hall of Fame was founded in 2014 with 10 inaugural inductees. Photo by Kim Pham

Eight fleet professionals have been named to Government Fleet’s Public Fleet Hall of Fame. Inductees are chosen by a combination of industry professionals via an online ballot and Government Fleet staff.

Honorees are recognized industry leaders and pioneers who have significantly contributed to the public fleet profession. To be eligible, they must have at least 20 years of experience in the industry, 10 of which must have been spent working for a public fleet or a private company contracted to manage a public fleet. Ten inductees formed the inaugural group of Hall of Famers in 2014.

Staff will recognize the recipients of this award, sponsored by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), during the Honors Celebration at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX), which will take place in Denver June 8-11.

The eight members of the Public Fleet Hall of Fame are:

  • Robert Martinez, New York Police Department
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 29
  • Allen Mitchell, retired, Arlington County, Va., Snohomish County, Wash.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 33
  • Marilyn Rawlings, CEM, Lee County, Fla.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 22
  • Kelly Reagan, City of Columbus, Ohio; City of Fort Wayne, Ind.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 30+
  • Milton Reid, retired, City of Gainesville, Fla.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 45+
  • Pete Scarafiotti, CAFM, CEM, CPFP, City of Mesa, Ariz.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 40
  • Doug Weichman, CAFM, Palm Beach County, Fla.; Miami Dade County, Fla.
    Approximate Years in Fleet: 38
  • Jim Wright, Fleet Counselor Services, Inc.; Larimer County, Colo.; City of Northglenn, Colo.; City of Lakewood, Colo.
    Approximate Years in Fleet:  45

Of all the Hall of Fame inductees, one exceptional fleet professional will be chosen to receive the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, also sponsored by NJPA, will be announced at GFX.

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