SCHAUMBURG, IL - The second annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized Oct. 3 at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill. The 2012 Green Fleet Conference was the largest ever, with more than 1,000 attendees. Green Fleet magazine staff reviewed nominees submitted online based on professional longevity, accomplishments (significant sustainability achievements), innovation (innovative ways individuals have contributed to reducing emissions and fuel consumption), and overall industry involvement.
Altogether, these fleet professionals have reduced greeenhouse gas emissions, created green fleet and sustainability policies, and have dedicated their time and energy to ensuring the path to sustainability is clear.
The following list details the government fleet professionals out of the 40 individuals who received this honor.
- Douglas Bond, Transportation Services Manager, Alameda County, Calif.
- Bill Burns, Operations Manager, City of Columbus, Ohio
- Art Hale, State Fleet manager of Energy & Environmental Sustainability, State of Colorado
- Dave Head, Fleet Manager, County of Sonoma, Calif.
- Robert Howdyshell, Dir., Purchasing & Fleet Services, County of Riverside, Calif.
- Ernie Ivy, Fleet Mgmt. Div.Director, City & County of Denver
- Ronald Latko, Director of Transportation & Fleet Mgmt., Mesa USD #4, Ariz.
- Keith Leech, Fleet Manager, City of Sacramento, Calif.
- Allen Mitchell, CPFP, Chief, Equip. Bureau, Arlington County, Va.
- Tracy Oschsner, Asst. Ops. Services Director, City of Fort Collins, Colo.
- James Reinish, Mgr., Central Automotive Division, Port Authority of NY & NJ
- Maraskeshia Smith, Public Services Deputy Director, City of Cincinnati
- Mark Swackhammer, CAFM, Sr. Mgr., Fleet Ops., Houston Independent School District
- Sam Swearngin, Fleet Administrator, Kansas City, Mo.
- Walter West, Dep. Commissioner, Fleet Ops., City of Chicago