Federal Fleet Infrastructure and Electric Vehicles provides insight into ways to accelerate infrastructure upgrades and partner with other entities to advance the use of electric vehicles in Federal fleets.
Julian Bentley, Senior Energy Strategy Consultant, LMI Read Bio
Julian Bentley is a senior energy strategy consultant with LMI, a not-for-profit government consulting firm in McLean, Virginia. Mr. Bentley assists Federal agencies in developing and implementing comprehensive strategies to maximize alternative fuel use, improve fleet fuel management, reduce fleet greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum consumption, and meet regulatory requirements. His current efforts include supporting DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in evaluating and implementing requirements on Federal fleets in the areas of petroleum reduction, alternative fuel use, and advanced technology vehicles and completing and implementing the Congressional study on measures for the Department of Defense to increase its use of biofuels. Mr. Bentley received a master's of business administration degree from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor's of science degree in chemical engineering and economics from Carnegie Mellon University.
Brad Gustafson, Federal Energy Management Program Read Bio
Brad Gustafson is supervisor for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) Applied Technology Services. In 1995, Mr. Gustafson began supporting Federal energy initiatives as an employee of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. While at FEMP, he has acted as project facilitator for energy savings performance contracts (ESPC), program manager for technology transfer, utility program manager, and Federal fleet program manager. In 2002, he served as Senate legislative advisor for Senator Lincoln Chafee. Before joining FEMP, Mr. Gustafson was program manager for the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) HVAC program at the PG&E Energy Center.
Mark Reichhardt, Federal Energy Management Program Read Bio
Mark Reichhardt serves as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management (FEMP) lead for fleet management and supports the greenhouse gas management and sustainability programs. His professional experience includes six years as an engineer in the automotive industry and recent rotational assignments to the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leaders program. He holds a master's of public policy degree from Duke University and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.
It is expected that individuals completing this training will be enabled to:
- Determine how electric vehicles fit into overall GHG emissions and petroleum reduction strategies;
- List 4 types of electric vehicles and compare them to other vehicle types in terms of cost and performance;
- Discuss the basic requirements and options for creating or expanding an electric vehicle recharging infrastructure;
- Discuss present and future options for the acquisition of EVs and charging infrastructures;
- Incorporate EVs into multi-year fleet strategies;
- Discuss federal reporting requirements for EVs; and
- Access FEMP resources for EVs and EVV infrastructures.