Electrifying City Fleets


Oct 27th 10AM to 11AM PST

Virtual

This webinar will explore the key considerations for cities adopting electric vehicles into their fleets with commitments to go all-electric.

Electrifying City Fleets

Adopting electric vehicles into city fleets is one of the most innovative ways a city can show its leadership and commitment to clean transportation. Cities can reduce both fleet emissions, fueling, and operating costs by replacing their fleet vehicles with EVs.

This webinar will explore the key considerations for cities adopting electric vehicles into their fleets with commitments to go all-electric. You’ll hear best practices, lessons learned, and challenges.


Moderator 

Tegan Molloy, Senior Program Manager, Forth

Tegan works on the Demonstration Projects team to design and implement new mobility electrification projects. She runs programs to advance ride-hailing electrification across the country. She's also worked as a sustainability consultant and holds an MBA in Sustainable Systems from Presidio Graduate School.





Speakers

Alan Bates, Fleet Operations Supervisor, City of Portland

Alan is the Fleet Operations Supervisor for the City of Portland, where he is helping transition the fleet to net zero. He has more than two decades of project/product management and marketing experience, with senior leadership roles at Envoy, ReachNow (BMW), Shorepower, Evo, and Equifax. He is passionate about finding smarter and safer ways for people to move around their world, particularly with shared, electric mobility. Alan holds a degree in marketing and entrepreneurial studies from Babson College in Massachusetts, where he graduated with honors. Alan resides in Oregon with his wife and two sons, and enjoys golf, hiking, biking and Oregon food and wine.


Kash Sethi, Vice President, Sales, Motiv Power Systems

Kash is a forward-thinking sales and business development executive with a background in EV, utilities, and renewable industries. As Vice President of Sales, he spearheads Motiv’s engagement with fleet customers, truck and bus partners, policy stakeholders, and dealers. Prior to Motiv, Kash held several technical sales, business development, and sales management roles at Siemens Energy. He holds an MBA from Queen's University specializing in sales, marketing, and general management; and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor. He is passionate about sustainability and green technologies and has dedicated his career to reducing the carbon footprint in our transportation and energy systems.


Paul Stith,  Director, Global Transportation Initiatives of Strategy & Innovation, Black & Veatch

Paul is the Director, Global Transportation Initiatives of Strategy & Innovation for Black & Veatch’s Growth Accelerator where he builds ecosystems needed to plan, finance, deploy and operate sustainable transportation and distributed clean energy infrastructure at scale. He advises and leads teams supporting investors, utilities, fleets, and energy and transportation providers to electrify and automate ground, aviation and marine fleets. Previously, Paul was a Director at EV Grid, where he led Vehicle Grid Integration and Storage roadmaps with California Energy Commission, California PUC filings, National Institute of Standards and Technology on EV fueling and participated in the CA Governor’s ZEV Action Plan.



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