Federal Energy Management Program: First Thursday Seminars

Federal Fleet Management 101 helps Federal agencies meet Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 and other Federal fleet requirements through best practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum consumption while increasing alternative fuel use and fleet fuel efficiency.

First Thursday Seminars are FEMP training opportunities targeting Federal energy, environmental, and fleet professionals offered at no cost by leading experts. The training sessions are delivered live via satellite or through streaming media at your desktop.

What you will learn:

  • IDENTIFY the best strategies for reducing vehicle miles traveled, increasing fuel economy, and acquiring alternative fuel and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
  • COMPLY with greenhouse gas and petroleum reduction data reporting requirements related to Federal fleets.
  • UNDERSTAND how to right-size and optimize the composition of your agency’s vehicle fleet.

Registration closes 24 hours prior to the training session. It is important to test your system and trouble shoot any issues before signing on the day of the training.

FEMP First Thursday Seminars are Free of Charge. Download the Federal Fleet Management 101 seminar flyer.


Amanda Sahl, Federal Energy Management Program.

Amanda Sahl serves as Program Lead for the Federal Fleet Management program at the DOE’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). She is responsible for overseeing Federal fleet reporting and drafting Federal fleet management guidance. Prior to joining FEMP in 2007, Ms. Sahl received her Masters of Environmental Science from Yale University and held positions with the Global Environment Facility and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Brad Gustafson, Federal Energy Management Program.

Brad Gustafson serves as FEMP’s Supervisor for Applied Technology Services. In 1995, he began supporting Federal energy initiatives as an employee of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. While at FEMP, he has acted as Project Facilitator for Energy Saving Performance Contracts (ESPC), Program Manager for Technology Transfer, Utility Program Manager, and Federal Fleet Program Manager. In 2002, he served as Legislative Advisor for Senator Lincoln Chafee. Before joining FEMP, Mr. Gustafson was Program Manager for the Pacific Gas (PG&E) HVAC program at the PG&E Energy Center.

For more information:
1-877-EERE-INFO (1-877-337-3463)

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