The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) held its largest business meeting of the year on February 13-16 in Washington, D.C. NAFTC staff and representatives from NAFTC National Training Centers across the country met for Congressional education and outreach meetings, Consortium planning and strategizing, and professional development sessions. In addition, Tyler Junior College was formally recognized as an NAFTC Affiliate National Training Center, new committee chairs were elected, and past Advisory Committee members were recognized.

Guest presenters at the meeting included Mark Valerio, General Motors Corporation Regional Director – Northeast Dealer Network Planning & Investment, who was accompanied by Norman Jay, General Motors Corporation Area Manager – Dealer Network Development. Also, Luke May, General Motors Corporation Northeast Regional Manager, Energy Diversity, gave a professional development training presentation.

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NAFTC Executive Director Al Ebron presents Jeff Parks of Tyler Junior College with a plaque recognizing the school as an NAFTC Affiliate Training Center. NAFTC photo

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Past NAFTC Advisory Committee members were honored at the D.C. business meeting. They are: (front row) Charlie Sanders – Traviss Career Center, Mark Schmidt – Ohio Technical College, (back row) Al Ebron – NAFTC Executive Diretor, Terry Wolfe – The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus, Marv Argersinger – Lansing Community College, and Andy O’Neal – University of Northwestern Ohio. NAFTC photo

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Mark Valerio, General Motors Corporation Regional Director – Northeast Dealer Network Planning & Investment, presented at the meeting’s luncheon. NAFTC photo

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GM’s Luke May presented about GM’s energy diversity at the meeting. Credit: GM




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