NAFA announces winners of 2014 Fleet Excellence Awards

April 24, 2014

NAFA Fleet Management has announced the winners of its 2014 Fleet Excellence Awards. The announcement was made during the organizations recent annual conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN.

NAFA’s Fleet Excellence Awards, or the FLEXYs for short, open to all fleet professionals, regardless of whether or not they were members of NAFA. Industry leaders, acting as judges in the selection process for finalists and winners, never saw the names of nominees or the organizations they work for. Voting was 100 percent blind; based solely upon the actions and ideas listed by the nominees on their submission forms. This allowed for unbiased selection based strictly on the quality of nominee accomplishments.

“You are representatives of the best of the fleet profession,” NAFA CEO Phillip E. Russo, CAE, told the winners. “NAFA thanks you for your commitment, dedication, and desire to move fleet and business forward.”

The winners of the 2014 FLEXY Awards are:

Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Fleet Management

Jonathan Kamanns, Ingersoll-Rand

Outstanding Achievement in Public Fleet Management

Kevin Schlangen, CAFM, Dakota County

Excellence in Corporate Fleet Sustainability

Bruce Donovan, DeAngelo Brothers Incorporated

Excellence in Public Fleet Sustainability

Keith Leech, City of Sacramento

Excellence in Corporate Fleet Safety

Andy Sacha, Nestlé

Excellence in Public Fleet Safety

Jacquie Deitch, City of Calgary

Excellence in Fleet Leadership

Keith Leech, City of Sacramento

NAFA’s Member of the Year and Affiliate of the Year were awarded for their outstanding service and contributions to the Association. The honors for 2014 go to:

NAFA Member of the Year

Tracy McCann, Mylan Inc.

NAFA Affiliate of the Year

Janice Sutton, Fleet Management Weekly at AIN


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