Public Fleet Professionals Summit

Best practices for asset management, fleet electrification, and emerging technologies

Oct. 7, 2021 - Phoenix, AZ

As a public fleet professional, you face the complex and evolving challenge of managing the many facets of your day-to-day responsibilities and strategic leadership role while examining high-level topics. Join us for this single-day event and hear, firsthand, from nationally recognized fleet experts who will share advice relative to fleet best practices for asset management, fleet electrification, and other emerging technologies. You will also have the opportunity to network with your peers and hear what is and isn't working for them.

Fleet of vans

5350 East Marriott Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85054

Venue: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Thursday, Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: Free to all public fleet professionals

Seating is limited to the first 300 registrants


Schedule at-a-glance

8-9 a.m. - Breakfast and Check-in

9-9:45 a.m. - Introductions and Fleet Challenges, Liz Sourdiff, Client Development Manager, Sourcewell, Staples, MN

9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. - Emerging Technologies, Rick Sapienza, Director of Clean Transportation, North Carolina State University

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. - Break and Networking

10:45 a.m.-11 a.m. - Best Practices, Tonya Glass, Fleet Vehicle Specialist, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

11 a.m.-11:15 a.m. - Phoenix EV Fleet and Infrastructure, Karen Apple, Electric Vehicle Program Manager, City of Phoenix

11:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. - A Five Step Comprehensive EV Plan, Warren Williams, Director of National EV Business Development, Multiforce, Princeton, NJ

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - #1 Green Fleet in North America, David Clevenger, Managing Director of Fleet/DC Maintenance, City Furniture, Miami, FL

12-12:45 p.m. - Lunch and Networking

12:45-1 p.m. - No more RFP's, Jim Kane, Client Relations Administrator, Sourcewell, Staples, MN

1-1:15 p.m. - 100Best Fleet Practices from 100Best Fleets, Bill Kohn, Fleet Operations Manager, City of Scottsdale

1:15-1:30 p.m. - 100Best Fleet Best Practices, Kevin Devery, Fleet Supervisor, City of Goodyear

1:30-1:45 p.m. - Break and Networking

1:45-2 p.m. - Electrification from A-Z, Jared Walker, Fleet Specialist, Electrification Coalition, Washington, DC

2-2:15 p.m. - 100Best Practices from a 100Best Fleet, John Frueden, Fleet Manager, City of Peoria

2:15-3:15 p.m. - Action and Initiatives of the 100Best Fleets, Michael Brennan, Chief Judge of the 100Best Fleets Contest, Tampa, FL

3:15-3:30 p.m. - Best Ideas Today, Action Items

3:30-5 p.m. - Peer-to-Peer Networking