KANSAS CITY, MO – The American Public Works Association (APWA) recently designated 22 candidates as Certified Public Fleet Professionals (CPFP). The group is the first to be certified under the new credentialing program, which was launched by the association in September as part of a series of professional development initiatives promoting excellence in the public works industry.

Certified Public Fleet Professionals include:
  • Byron Browning, CPFP, manager, Coconino County Public Works, Flagstaff, Ariz.
  • Gord Dodd, CPFP, director–Fleet Support, City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • Don Fitzgerald, CPFP, maintenance supervisor, City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • Gary Giudice, CPFP, parts and materials manager, City of Rochester, N.Y.
  • George Hrichak, CPFP, director–Central Fleet, City of Chesapeake, Va.
  • John Hunt, CPFP, fleet manager, City of Portland, Ore.
  • Gene Jakubczak, CPFP, Fleet Services director, City of Spokane, Wash.
  • John Keene, CPFP, manager, KSL Services, San Juan Pueblo, N.M.
  • Samuel Lamerato, CPFP, superintendent–Motor Pool, City of Troy, Mich.
  • James Landolt, CPFP, Fleet Systems coordinator, City of Springfield, Mo.
  • Ken Lange, CPFP, Fleet Services superintendent, Village of Lisle, Ill .
  • Robert Martimo, CPFP, Highway Division superintendent, St. Louis County, Duluth, Minn.
  • Louis Miller, II, CPFP, fleet maintenance supervisor, Village of Wellington, West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Ted Phillips, CPFP, Fleet Service Division manager, City of Salisbury, N.C.
  • Michael Reynolds, CPFP, superintendent of maintenance, Village of Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • Jim Schaad, CPFP, fleet manager, City of Fresno, Calif .
  • Jobst Schulte, CPFP, fleet manager, City of Moline, Ill .
  • Steven Stewart, CPFP, garage manager, City of Lawrence, Kan.
  • Mark Stinson, CPFP, fleet manager, City of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
  • Sharon Subadan, CPFP, department director, Hillsborough County Fleet Management, Tampa, Fla.
  • John VanDelinder, CPFP, Street Department superintendent, City of Bozeman, Mont.
  • Richard William Zambroski, CPFP, equipment maintenance manager, Baltimore County Government, Glen Arm, Md.

    The Public Fleet Professional Certification program is designed to ensure individual competency and provide the public works industry with recognized hiring and promotion standards. For more information, about the Public Fleet Professional Certification program or APWA’s other professional development initiatives, contact Certification Manager Becky Stein at (816) 595-5212 or bstein@apwa.net.