Directors & Sponsors

NACFE needs your help to help the industry lower its fuel costs and successfully manage the current Phase 1 and upcoming Phase 2 regulations that will be bringing even more technologies to the marketplace. Please consider a sponsorship of our work. See here for details of the three levels of general contributions are available as well as dedicated your support directly toward a Confidence Report. Examples include Tractor and Trailer Aerodynamics, Low Viscosity Lubricants, Driver Coaching and Telematics/Data Analytics.


The NACFE is supported by leading organizations in the industry that value the need for a comprehensive, unbiased organization that isolates the benefits, challenges and best practices in adopting freight efficiency technologies for goods movement. Companies provide this support through financial sponsorship of the organization or for specific projects such as Confidence Reports or Workshops. Other in-kind contributions include providing needs for the organization such as technical assistance, design and communications support, event delivery, etc. Contact us at to get involved.

The sixth NACFE Board of Directors began service on February 10, 2016 during the group’s annual meeting. It continues to include a very strong assembly of industry leaders across a broad list of industry participants. Scott Perry continues as Board Chair and officers include Kyle Treadway as Secretary and Steve Hanson as Treasurer.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

NACFE is announcing the establishment of our 5th Board of Directors who will begin serving their terms on Feb 11th, 2014 during their annual meeting. Scott Perry of Ryder Systems, Inc. will serve as the Council’s 3rd BoD Chairman, while Kyle Treadway of Kenworth Sales Co. becomes the organization’s Secretary. Paul Johnston, Michelin NA and Brian Mormino, Cummins continue their roles as Treasurer and Procedures and Policies Committee Chair, respectively. New members to the Board include Michele Calbi, Navistar, Tessa Lee, the Carbon War Room, Allen Neilsen, CR England and Joe Gold of Frito Lay. NACFE would like to express its sincerest appreciation to Mike O’Connell for his dedicated leadership as Board Chairman for 2011 – 2013.The North American Council for Freight Efficiency would like to announce that Mike O’Connell becomes the second Chairman of the Board of the, replacing Don Baldwin of Michelin. Effective September 30th, Don has accepted a leadership role with Michelin helping advance their tire efforts in African and the Middle East. He and his wife Susan will be moving to Dubai. Don’s leadership in these formative of years of the NACFE is very much appreciated and we wish him extraordinary success in this next stage of his career. Michael O’Connell, Sr. Director of Fleet Operations for Frito-Lay North America (FLNA), oversees one of the largest privately owned fleets in the United States. In this role, Mike is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s sustainability strategy for fleet. This transformation encompasses upgrading existing assets, as well as the identification and integration of innovative “green” technologies and vehicles. Mike has been very active with the Council including being part of the initial Board of Directors and leading our Technical Advisory Committee.January 11 and 12, 2010, the NACFE New Founders Group elected the first-year Board of Directors. This group’s primary functions will be governance and definition of the Council’s initial activities, funding, and operation as a legal non-profit 503 ( c ).