– Government Fleet
’s 2006 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year finalists are: Walter J. Burnett, CAFM, City of Beverly Hills, Calif.; John McCorkhill, CFM, CAFM, CEM, City of Lynchburg, Va.; and Bob Stanton, fleet manager, Polk County, Fla.
The winner of the 2006 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by Automotive Resources International (ARI) and co-sponsored Fleet Counselor Services, will be announced in Orlando, Fla., May 7, from 6-6:45 p.m. in the Orange Blossom Ballroom at the Gaylord Palms Resort. The Gaylord Palms is also the site of the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Fleet Management Institute (FMI) and the Law Enforcement Group (LEG) conference.
The award ceremony is open to all. A panel of 23 judges, all of whom are public sector fleet managers, ranked the nominees in nine areas of fleet management. The nine fleet management categories were:
Business plan development.
Computer systems and technology utilization.
Policies and procedures development and implementation.
Preventive maintenance programs.
Vehicle acquisition and replacement programs.
Customer service and downtime initiatives.
Fuel management program.
Last year’s winner was John Hunt, then-fleet manager for the City of Fresno, Calif. Since then, Hunt was hired as fleet manager for the City of Portland, Ore.