Douglas Weichman, CAFM, director, Fleet Management Division, Palm Beach County, Fla., has accepted a new position as fleet management director for the City of Gainesville, Fla. He will assume his new role on Feb. 27. His replacement at Palm Beach County has not yet been named, according to a release from the NAFA Fleet Management Association.
“[Palm Beach County] was absolutely a great place to work and I am proud of the many accomplishments we were able to complete,” Weichman said. “[It was a] great working environment that remains very supportive of their staff and of the fleet profession. I have made many lifetime friends and business associates through them. I am sad to leave, but I'm also looking forward to this new challenge with the City of Gainesville upon which to end my career in fleet.”
Weichman, who has been with Palm Beach County for more than 26 years, is currently NAFA's immediate past president. He is the 2013 recipient of NAFA's Fleet Excellence Award (FLEXY) - Member of the Year. He was named to Government Fleet’s Public Fleet Hall of Fame in 2015, was the Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year in 2009, and has served as a Leading Fleets judge.