Created March 2016

Produced for Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Webinar Description:

This webinar will help provide information about the necessary fueling and maintenance facility modifications for alternative fuel vehicles, including natural gas, hydrogen, propane, biofuels, and electric drive vehicles. It will cover:

  • How to determine your fleet’s needs and which type of facility will meet them
  • Difference in major and minor repair facilities and what to consider when evaluating the type of facility needed
  • Specific codes and standards of concern
  • Possible facility hazards and concerns associated with alternative fuel vehicle repair facilities
  • Safety considerations when repairing alternative fuel vehicles
  • Types of training your repair staff may need and resources available for the training


William Davis, Director, National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)
Mr. Davis is the Director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). He has been with the NAFTC for 16 years. He oversees daily operations of the NAFTC and its member educational institutions including financial, personnel, administrative, and information technology operations. He has managed funding of over $30 million and has been instrumental in the establishment of a new national headquarters operation and training facility, the growth of the NAFTC Headquarters from 4 personnel to 20, and the growth of the National Training Center members from 18 to its current size of approximately 50 National and Associate Training Centers. Mr. Davis served with the U.S. Army for 16 years, attaining the rank of major serving as company commander, support operations officer and U.S. Army Armor School branch chief. Prior to returning to WVU, he worked as an advisor to the Saudi Arabian National Guard as a curriculum development specialist and worked in sales and customer service for five years.

Joe Annotti, Senior Associate, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)
Joe manages GNA’s Funding 360° Program, which offers a comprehensive suite of grant tracking, writing, and management services to our clients. He provides project management, data analysis, and strategy development expertise for GNA’s broad client base and, building on his experience in the oil and gas industry in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, he provides market analysis and strategic recommendations for the adoption of natural gas fueling technology throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, Joe’s former leadership experience at the US Environmental Protection Agency supports clients seeking public affairs and policy guidance in the environmental arena.