Three public fleet professionals have been chosen for induction into the Public Fleet Hall of Fame for 2022, produced by Government Fleet and the American Public Works Association (APWA) and sponsored by Sourcewell. New inductees are selected by industry professionals via online ballot.
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 be 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 — a full list of inductees can be found in the Awards section.
This year’s inductees in the Public Fleet Hall of Fame are:
- Peter Bednar, City of Albany, Georgia; Ventura County, California; Thurston County, Washington; City of Bellevue, Washington; Boeing
Years in fleet: 42
- Keith Kerman, City of New York
Years in fleet: 27
- Gary McLean, CPFP, CPFM, City of Lakeland, Florida; City of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; U.S. Air Force
Years in fleet: 40
In addition, one exceptional fleet professional who is a member of the Public Fleet Hall of Fame (current or new inductee) will receive the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is also sponsored by Sourcewell and voted on by the industry and will be announced at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX).