APWA awards nine professionals with Fleet Professional Certification

APWA recently designated nine candidates as Certified Public Fleet Professionals (CPFP). The group is the second group to be certified under the new credentialing program, bringing the total fleet professionals awarded the CPFP to 31. APWA launched the CPFP certification program in September 2006 as part of a series of professional development initiatives promoting excellence in the public works industry.

Certified Public Fleet Professionals include:

1. Terry Kader, CPFP, Fleet Superintendent, City of Farmers Branch, Texas
2. Ron Korman, CPFP, Safety Training Coordinator, City of Sparks, Nevada
3. Donald J. Miller, CPFP, Manager of Fleet, City of Kitchener, Ontario
4. Allen M. Mitchell, CPFP, Fleet Manager, Snohomish County, Everett, Washington
5. Jason L. Rasmussen, CPFP, Fleet Manager, City of South Jordan, Utah
6. George Schwarz, CPFP, Director of Bureau of Vehicle Management, City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
7. Curtis Shaw, CPFP, Equipment Pool Supervisor, City of Walla Walla, Washington
8. Bob Stanton, CPFP, Director of Fleet Management, Polk County, Bartow, Florida
9. Jack Stucky, CPFP, Vehicle Maintenance Superintendent, City of Missoula, Montana

The role of the public fleet operation has evolved over the years from providing high-quality, low-cost repair service to asset management and related business functions. 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.