2013 Sustainability All-Star Award Winners Announced

October 2 2013

Mike Antich, editor of Green Fleet Magazine (front row, second from left), with the 2013 Green Fleet Sustainability All-Star Award recipients.

The third annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized during Tuesday morning's Breakfast and Awards Ceremony at Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix.

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 are the 40 individuals, including commercial and public sector fleet managers as well as vendors/suppliers recognized for their outstanding achievements in green fleet sustainability in 2013:

•    Edgar Benning, Flint Mass Transportation Authority
•    Donna Bibbo, Novo Nordisk, Inc.
•    Michael Bieger, ADP
•    David Boenitz, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
•    Doug Bond, Alameda County, Calif.
•    Bill Burns, City of Columbus, Ohio
•    Roland Cordero, Foothill Transit
•    Louise Davis-Lopez, Julie Pedelini, and Brian Snow for Johnson & Johnson
•    Rob Donat, GPS Insight
•    John Dufour, All-Star Transportation, Inc.
•    Kevin Gallacci, Clallam County Transit System
•    Art Hale, Colorado State Fleet Management
•    Ron Halley, Student Transportation of America
•    Dan Hannan, Merchants Fleet Management
•    Phil Horlock, Blue Bird Bus
•    Robert Howdyshell, County of Riverside, Calif.
•    Melissa Howell, Kentucky Clean Cities
•    John Lapetz, Westport
•    Ron Latko, Mesa Public Schools
•    Keith Leech, City of Sacramento, Calif.
•    Kathleen Lockett, Brighton School District 27J, Brighton Colo.
•    Rick Longobart, City of Santa Ana, Calif.
•    Ed Lovelace, XL Hybrids
•    Dick Malcom, State Farm Mutual Insurance
•    Brian Matsuzewski, ARI
•    Scott Mayo, SCT Fleet Solutions
•    William McCarty II, City of Springfield, Ill.
•    Colin Messer, State of New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Dept.
•    Allen Mitchell, Arlington County, Va.
•    Brandon Morris, DIRECTV
•    Kelly Muldoon, Venchurs Vehicle Systems
•    Wayne Reynolds, LeasePlan USA
•    Jose Rivera, J.J. Taylor Companies
•    Jeff Shefchik, Paper Transport, Inc.
•    Abe Stephenson, DISH Network
•    Brian Tabel, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America
•    Joe Thompson, ROUSH CleanTech
•    Jerome Webber, AT&T
•    David Worthington, County of Sonoma General Services Fleet Operations Division
•    Tom Wurdack, Renzenberger

Click here for past Sustainability All-Star Award recipients.

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