The Sustainabilty All-Stars for 2012.

The Sustainabilty All-Stars for 2012.

SCHAUMBURG, IL - The second annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized Oct. 3 at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill. The 2012 Green Fleet Conference was the largest ever, with more than 1,000 attendees. 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 2012.

You can read more about each individual recipient here.

Mike Abrams, Fleet Director, Ferrellgas

Tom Armstrong, Director of Fleet, Thyssenkrupp Elevator

Ronald Bast, President, GO Riteway Transportation Group

Amy Blaine, Director, Strategic Consulting & Sustainability, Donlen

Douglas Bond, Transportation Services Manager, Alameda County, Calif.

Bill Burns, Operations Manager, City of Columbus, Ohio

TJ Chung, CEO & President, Navman Wireless

Rob Donat, Founder & CEO, GPS Insight

Glenn Ellis, VP, Marketing & Dealer Operations, Hino Trucks

Deb Frodl, Global Alternative Fuels Leader & Chief Strategy Officer, GE Capital Fleet Services

Art Hale, State Fleet manager of Energy & Environmental Sustainability, State of Colorado

Robert Hann, VP, Marketing, Go Airport Express

Dave Head, Fleet Manager, County of Sonoma, Calif.

Dale Hill, Founder, Proterra, Inc.

Gregg Hodgdon, CAFM, Dir. of Fleet Ops., E.A. Sween Co.

Tom Hopkins, Dept. Head of Central Warehouse & Logistics, Wright & Filippis, Inc.

Robert Howdyshell, Dir., Purchasing & Fleet Services, County of Riverside, Calif.

Ernie Ivy, Fleet Mgmt. Div.Director, City & County of Denver

Johnson & Johnson, Louise Davis-Lopez, Julie Pedini, and Brian Snow

George Kilroy, President & CEO, PHH Arval

Ronald Latko, Director of Transportation & Fleet Mgmt., Mesa USD #4, Ariz.

Keith Leech, Fleet Manager, City of Sacramento, Calif.

Charlie Mahoney, National Sales Mgr., SCT Fleet Solutions

Drew McClelland, Corp. Sales Mgr., BMW North America, LLC

Allen Mitchell, CPFP, Chief, Equip. Bureau, Arlington County, Va.

Craig Neuber, Dir., Strategic Consulting, ARI

Tracy Oschsner, Asst. Ops. Services Director, City of Fort Collins, Colo.

Mike Payette, Dir., Fleet Equipment, Staples, Inc.

Gayle Pratt, Dir., Global Fleet, Ecolab

James Reinish, Mgr., Central Automotive Division, Port Authority of NY & NJ

Tony Saxon, CAFM, Fleet Support Supervisor, Georgia Power Co.

Devin Scott, Founder & CEO, Energy Xtreme, LLC

Maraskeshia Smith, Public Services Deputy Director, City of Cincinnati

Mark Swackhammer, CAFM, Sr. Mgr., Fleet Ops., Houston Independent School District

Sam Swearngin, Fleet Administrator, Kansas City, Mo.

Brian Tabel, Retail Marketing Mgr., Isuzu commercial Truck of America

Rodney Walker, Technical Dir., Oil Re-refining, Safetykleen

Bret Watson, CAFM, National Fleet Mgr., Sprint Nextel Corp.

Walter West, Dep. Commissioner, Fleet Ops., City of Chicago

Jim Wright, President & CEO, Fleet Counselor Services