At this pre-event workshop, policymakers at U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the General Services Administration will cover the basics of federal fleet management. Attendees will learn the regulatory basis for fleet-related mandates and what is needed to fulfill these requirements and their agency's missions. Topics at this workshop will prepare attendees for the more in-depth workshops that will be offered later in the week as part of the Energy Exchange Federal Fleet Track. With many recent retirements in the federal fleet community, this pre-event workshop is geared to those who are new to fleet management.
Julian Bentley, Managing Director and Founder, Bentley Energy Consulting Read Bio
Julian Bentley is the managing director and founder of Bentley Energy Consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience providing energy and environmental management consulting services, focusing on helping the federal government develop and implement comprehensive strategies to improve energy management. Since 2007, Julian has supported the Federal Fleet Program, assisting federal agencies in developing and implementing comprehensive strategies to improve fleet efficiency, maximize alternative fuel use, improve fleet fuel management, reduce petroleum consumption, and meet regulatory requirements. Julian received his M.B.A. from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, and his B.S. in chemical engineering and economics from Carnegie Mellon University.
Connie Aaron, Senior Program Analyst, GSA's Office of Governmentwide Policy Read Bio
Connie Aaron is a senior program analyst for GSA's Office of Governmentwide Policy with 27 years of experience in federal fleet management. She previously worked for GSA Fleet where she was responsible for overseeing two fleet management centers with 6,000 federally owned and leased vehicles in the Washington, D.C., area. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Old Dominion University and has done extensive graduate work in Urban Studies and Public Administration. She is also a graduate of the Women's Executive Leadership Program and has completed a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. Connie is a Certified Federal Fleet Specialist and a member of the Tidewater Chapter of the National Property Management Association.
Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:
- Develop a vehicle allocation methodology survey;
- Identify electric vehicle replacement opportunities; and
- Develop an understanding of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) deployment procedures.