Federal Fleet Management 101  

Education Type: 
1.5 Hours


0.2 CEU

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Federal Fleet Management 101 helps Federal agencies meet Federal fleet requirements through best practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum consumption while increasing alternative fuel use and fleet fuel efficiency.


Amanda Sahl, Federal Energy Management Program   

Amanda Sahl serves as program lead for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Energy-Efficient Product Procurement program. Ms. Sahl leads the effort to help agencies meet mandates to procure ENERGY STAR labeled and FEMP designated energy-efficient products. She previously led FEMP's Federal Fleet Management program and has worked for the Department of Energy since 2007. She is a Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) and a LEED Green Associate. Prior to joining DOE, Ms. Sahl received her Master's of Environmental Science from Yale University.

Brad Gustafson, Federal Energy Management Program   

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.

Learning Objectives

By completing this course you will have a demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Understand the importance of collecting data in order to manage a fleet;
  • Explain the different ways of reducing Vehicles Mile Traveled (VMT);
  • Discuss means of increasing the fuel efficiency of a fleet;
  • Discuss ways to increase a fleets use of alternative fuels;
  • Discuss the importance of reporting related to federal fleets; and
  • Locate FEMP resources to assist in federal fleet issues.