John has been an automotive technician for 37 years, primarily self-employed.
He is an ASE Master Certified Automotive and Truck Technician who holds certifications from EVT for Police Vehicle Installation Technician,
and Manager Level 1.
John was first employed as a Deputy Sheriff for Portage County, Ohio for 1 year.
He then obtained employment at the Ravenna, Ohio Police Department, serving as a Patrolman there for 21 years.
For 10 of the years at RPD, John was assigned Fleet Manager duties for the PD fleet of 30 vehicles.
In 2004, John was offered and accepted a position as a Deputy Sheriff, Mechanic, Assistant Fleet Manager at the
Geauga County Sheriff’s Office in Chardon, Ohio. At GCSO, he was the second responsible party for a fleet of 81 vehicles
and provided service for an additional 75 vehicles for various other political entities.
In April, 2015, John accepted the position of Fleet Services Superintendent for Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
At Kent, he oversees the fleet repair shop, all main campus vehicles and equipment, 39 emergency standby generators,
and acquisitions and disposal of vehicles and equipment.
John was the Deputy Sheriff, road patrol, at the Portage County Sheriff's Office for 1 year and a patrolman at the
Ravenna City Police Department for 21 years with Fleet Management responsibility for 10 of those years.
John has been the Assistant Fleet Manager/Deputy Sheriff at the Geauga County Sheriff's Office for the last 8 years.
Graduate, Ravenna High School, General Studies. Graduate, Maplewood Career Center, Ravenna, Ohio,
receiving State Certification in Automotive Technology Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) from NAFA Fleet Management
John has been a NAFA Fleet Management member for 15 years. As a member of NAFA, he has served as Vice Chair of Public Safety Group.
He also served as a member of the Education Development Committee ad was the Law Enforcement Industry representative to the
NAFA National Board of Governors.
John is a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
John enjoys traveling with his wife Karen, to warm Caribbean beaches and to Las Vegas. He also collects vintage petroliana
(old gas and oil items), primarily old gas pumps.
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1 Starting MSRP, A, Z and X Plan price is for qualified, eligible A, Z, or X Plan customers and excludes document fee, destination/delivery charge, taxes, title and registration. Optional equipment not included. Not all vehicles qualify for A, Z or X Plan.
2 MPG - EPA estimated fuel economy base engine / transmission. Note: Fiesta SE w/SFE Package: EPA-estimated 29 city/40 hwy/33 combined, automatic - Fiesta S, SEL and SES: EPA-estimated 29 city/38 hwy/33 combined, automatic. Note: 2011 Mustang - EPA-estimated 19 city/31 hwy/23 combined coupe, V6 automatic - GT manual. Note: 2012 Focus SE Sedan with SFE Package: EPA-Estimated 28 city/40 hwy/33 combined mpg. Note: F-150 EPA-estimated 17 city/23 hwy/19 combined mpg, 3.7L V6 4x2. For 2012 Edge, MPG’s reflected for 2.0L EcoBoost™ I-4 engine: 21 city/30 hwy/24 combined. For 2013 Explorer, MPG’s reflected for 2.0L EcoBoost™ I-4 engine: 20 city / 28 hwy / 23 combined. For Escape S 2.5L Duratec I-4-22 city/31 hwy; SE/SEL 1.6L EcoBoost I-4 FWD, 23 city/33 hwy, 4WD, 22 city/ 30 hwy; SE/SEL/Titanium 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 FWD, 22 city/30 hwy, 4WD, 21 city/30 hwy.
3 Towing - Properly equipped
4 Option price based on Manufacturers Suggest Retail Price, A, Z, or X Plan price for qualified, eligible A, Z, or X Plan customers and excludes document fee, destination/delivery charge, taxes, title and registration. Optional equipment not included. Not all vehicles qualify for A, Z, or X Plan. Option monthly price based on 7% APR for 60 month term.
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7 Special Lease offers applied to Estimated Capitalized Cost. Special Lease offers require Ford Credit Financing. Not all buyers will qualify. See dealer for qualifications and complete details
8 EPA-estimated 20 city/28 hwy/23 combined mpg, EcoBoost 4x2. Class is Large Utilities, Non-Hybrid vs. 2011/2012 competitors.
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12 When properly equipped.
13 EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.
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15 Do not drive while distracted.
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17 EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.
18 EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.
19 Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Association.
20 EPA estimated 17 city/24 hwy mpg, FWD.
21 EPA estimated 21 city/26 hwy mpg. 2WD, 2.3L manual. Excludes vehicles built for Mazda.
22 Based on unadjusted city fuel economy from EPA (10/08) and VCA (5/08). EPA estimated 34 city/31hwy mpg, front wheel drive. Actual mileage will vary. Excludes vehicles built for Mazda.
24 Star ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safercar.gov program (www.safercar.gov). Class is Full-Size Luxury SUVs.
25 EPA-estimated 23 city/34 hwy/ 27 combined mpg Fusion S I-4 automatic; 41 city/36 hwy mpg Fusion Hybrid. Actual mileage will vary. Midsize class per R. L. Polk & Co.
26 With available electronic stability control.
27 SYNC is available on most Ford vehicles. Features/functionality vary by vehicle/model. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control. Only use SYNC/MyFord Touch/other devices, even with voice commands, when it is safe to do so. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Traffic alerts and turn-by-turn directions available in select markets. Message and data rates may apply. Not all features are compatible with all phones.
28 The vehicle’s electrical system (including the battery), the wireless service provider’s signal and a connected mobile phone all must be available and operating for 911 Assist to function properly. These systems may become damaged in a crash. The paired mobile phone must be connected to SYNC, and the 911 Assist feature enabled, in order for 911 to be dialed. When the feature is ON, 911 Assist uses your paired and connected mobile phone to dial 911 if your airbag deploys or, on certain vehicles, if the emergency fuel pump shut-off is activated.
29 Complimentary three-year subscription for owners of new vehicles equipped with the service. Subscription fees apply after three years. Traffic alerts and turn-by-turn directions available in select markets. Message and data rates may apply.
30 Customized vehicles.
31 2010 EPA-estimated hwy fuel economy with 5-speed manual transmission.
32 EPA-estimated 18 city/25 hwy mpg, FWD.
33 SYNC not available on Fiesta S model. Valid only on non-binding U.S. reservations made via web/mobile between 12/1/09 and 4/2/10 by customers 18 years and older with valid U.S. Drivers License. Actual purchase agreement must be signed with dealer by 5/3/10. Must take new retail delivery by 9/30/10. SYNC not available on Fiesta S model. Customer may elect to receive the equivalent cash value of $595 on qualifying models, not available on Fiesta S This offer is only valid for the customer named on the reservation, it can not be transferred.
34 SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Traffic and Travel Link subscriptions sold separately or as a package after trial expires. SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link service available in select markets. Subscriptions are governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. Sirius U.S. Satellite Service available only to those 18 and older in the 48 contiguous U.S.A, D.C. and Puerto Rico (with coverage limitations). Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries.
35 Some features are unavailable while driving.
36 Optional. 3.5L EcoBoost V6 available on F-150, Flex and Taurus SHO. The 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 will be available summer 2011 on 2012 Edge and 2012 Explorer. [Taurus SHO: EPA-estimated 17 city/25 hwy/20 combined mpg; Flex: EPA-estimated 16 city/21 hwy/18 combined mpg, EcoBoost AWD.]
37 Based on total number of first-in-class features. Class is full size non-luxury sedans.
38 Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR. When properly equipped.
39 Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It's always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions.
41 When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR vs. 2011/2012 competitors.
42 Custom vehicle shown.
43 Based on total number of first-in-class/class-exclusive features. Class is Full-Size Non-Luxury Sedans vs. 2010/2011 competitors
44 The Ford Focus, Ford Mustang and Ford Taurus each received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among compact, midsize sporty and large cars, respectively, in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Initial Quality StudySM. Study based on responses from 82,095 new-vehicle owners, measuring 236 models and measures opinions after 90 days of ownership. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed in February-May 2010. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.
45 EPA-estimated 41 city/34 hwy combined mpg, Fusion Hybrid. Midsize class per R.L. Polk & Co. Actual mileage will vary. Ford reserves the right to change product specifications at any time without incurring obligations.
46 2011 EPA-estimated fuel economy 41 city/36 hwy/39 combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary.
47 2011 EPA-estimated fuel economy 29 city/40 hwy/33 combined mpg, SE automatic with SFE Package.
48 2012 EPA-estimated fuel economy 28 city/40 hwy/33 combined mpg, SE automatic with SFE Package.
66 2011 Lincoln MKT EPA-estimated 16 city/21 hwy/18 combined mpg, AWD.
Class is Luxury Large Crossover.
67 EPA-estimated 34 city/31 hwy/32 combined mpg, FWD. Actual mileage will vary.
68 Based on unadjusted city fuel economy from EPA (1/10) and VCA (1/10). 2010 Milan Hybrid EPA-estimated 41 city/36 hwy/39 combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary. Midsize class per R. L. Polk & Co.
69 Based on unadjusted city fuel economy from EPA (11/09) and VCA (4/09). 2011 Escape Hybrid EPA-estimated 34 city/31 hwy mpg, FWD. Actual mileage will vary. Excludes vehicles built for Mazda.
70 EPA-estimated 41 city/36 hwy/39 combined mpg. Actual mileage will vary.
71 Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR vs. 2011/2012 competitors.
72 Optional Ford Work Solution. Available on F-Series, E-Series, Transit Connect and Super Duty. Some features unavailable while driving.
73 For Dealer Ordered vehicles, the vehicle has already been ordered by the dealer and is in the process of being manufactured by the factory. If you are interested in the vehicle marked "Dealer Ordered", contact the dealership for a delivery estimate.
74 Based on Ford drive-cycle tests of comparably equipped 2011 Ford and 2010/2011 competitive models. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR.
75 Available early 2011.
76 25 Hwy MPG FWD. Ford preliminary data pending EPA certification.
77 EPA-estimated 41 city/36 hwy/39 combined mpg, 17.5-gallon tank. Actual mileage will vary.
78 MPG - EPA estimated base engine / transmission. Note: Fiesta SE w/SFE Package: EPA-estimated 29 city/40 hwy/33 combined, automatic - Fiesta S, SEL and SES: EPA-estimated 29 city/38 hwy/33 combined, automatic.
79 Some features are unavailable while driving. And some features require additional fees and activation.
84 Steel Blue Metallic paint only available on E-150 XLT Premium which includes running boards, not shown.
85 2012 Focus SE Sedan with SFE Package: EPA-Estimated 28 city/40 hwy/33 combined mpg.
86 Subscriptions to all SiriusXM services are sold by SiriusXM after 6-month trial expires. Subscriptions are governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. Sirius U.S. Satellite Service available in the 48 contiguous U.S.A and D.C. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.
87 MPG – EPA estimated base engine/transmission unless otherwise noted. Fiesta class is Compact Cars; F-150 class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR; Mustang class is RWD sports cars.
88 No other brand offers more vehicles with 40 mpg.
89 Fusion - midsize class per R. L. Polk & Co; Explorer - three-row large utilities, non-hybrid class; F-150 – full size pickups under 8,500 lbs GVWR, non-hybrid class; Super Duty – full size pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR class; Ranger – compact truck class; Transit Connect – small cargo van class.
90 Based on Ford drive-cycle tests of comparably equipped 2011 Ford and 2010/2011 competitive models. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR.
93 Only on vehicles equipped with SYNC® with MyFord Touch™ or SYNC with hard drive-based, voice-activated Navigation System.
94 Most popular media players and file formats are compatible with SYNC. Supported audio formats include MP3, AAC, WMA and WAV. You can also use voice commands to tune to your favorite AM/FM/SiriusXM channels with SYNC® with MyFord Touch®.
95 Your mobile phone or media device must support Bluetooth® streaming audio.
96 Only with SYNC® AppLink™, available on 2011/2012 Fiesta and 2012 Mustang, Fusion, Expedition, Super Duty and F-150.
97 Only on vehicles equipped with SYNC with MyFord Touch
98 Excludes models with SYNC with MyFord Touch.
99 Message and data rates may apply.
100 Available on 2011/2012 Edge and Explorer and 2012 Focus.
101 This feature is locked out when the vehicle is in gear.
102 Available only on vehicles equipped with SYNC® with MyFord® and SYNC® with MyFord Touch®.
103 2012 Focus models come with a single screen.
104 In the 2012 Focus, available ambient lighting cannot be controlled using the eight-inch color touch screen.
105 SYNC® with MyFord® is standard. SYNC with 911 Assist® and Vehicle Health Report only available.
106 Sony Audio System standard on Limited and Sport models.
107 Navigation available on SEL, Limited and Sport models.
108 Sony Audio System standard on Limited model.
109 Navigation available on XLT and Limited models.
110 Some features only available with SD card navigation or with SYNC® with MyFord Touch.
111 Command is only available during an active call.
112 The term Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance®.
113 Requires SD card navigation.
114 Based on Ford drive-cycle tests of comparably equipped 2011 Ford and 2010/2011 competitive models. Class is Full-Size Pickups over 8,500 lbs. GVWR.
116 Sony is a registered trademark of the Sony Corporation.
117 Transit Connect basic SYNC system comes with Hands-Free Calling and voice control of your MP3/USB player features only.
118 Based on analysis of data published by EPA, 11/10.
119 Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
120 The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.
121 iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
122 SYNC® with MyLincoln Touch® is standard on the 2012 Lincoln MKX. SD card navigation is optional.
123 Based on RDA Group’s GQRS cumulative survey at three months of service in three surveys of 2010 Ford and competitive owners conducted 9/09-5/10.
124 Feature not available on Focus equipped with SYNC® with MyFord Touch®.
125 Commands may vary by model year and SYNC® configuration.
126 Some features only on vehicles equipped with SYNC® and optional Navigation System or available SYNC® with MyFord Touch.® Commands may vary by model year.
127 The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. HD Radio is a proprietary trademark of iBiquity Digital Corp. iTunes is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
128 You must have a Bluetooth®-enabled phone paired to your SYNC system. The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
129 SYNC Services is complimentary for three years on most 2011, 2012 and 2013 vehicles. After three years, subscription fees will apply. On the 2012 Edge, 2012 Explorer and all 2013 vehicles built with SYNC with MyFord, SYNC Services will require a subscription fee at the onset of service.
130 iPad®, iPod® and iTunes® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
131 EPA-estimated 17 city/23 hwy/19 combined mpg, 3.7L V6 4x2. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR, Non-Hybrid.
132 Google Maps is a trademark of Google, Inc.
133 MapQuest is a trademark of AOL Inc.
134 Center stack images displayed vary by model selected.
135 The Ford Fusion received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among midsize cars in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study.SM Study based on 43,779 consumer responses measuring problems consumers experienced in the past 12 months with three-year old vehicles (2008 model-year cars and trucks).
Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed October-December 2010. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
136 Only available with SYNC® with MyFord Touch® with available Navigation System.
137 SYNC Destinations is available to owners of SYNC-equipped vehicles who have registered an active SYNC Services account at SYNC OWNER (syncmyride.com/support).
138 PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. Used with permission.
139 iHeartRadio is a registered trademark of Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc.
140 Slacker® is a registered trademark of Slacker®, Inc.
141 Requires Premium Combination Audio/Navigation System
142 Stitcher Smart Radio is a registered trademark of Stitcher, Inc.
143 NPR and the NPR logo are registered trademarks of National Public Radio, Inc. Used with permission.
144 SYNC AppLink is available on select models and compatible with select smartphone platforms. Commands may vary by phone and Applink software.
145 20 Operator Assist sessions included with each one-year paid/complimentary SYNC Services subscription. Fees apply for additional sessions. See syncmyride.com.
146 Not all features are compatible with all phones.
147 Available late spring. Figures achieved using premium unleaded gasoline. Projected 22 city/32 hwy mpg. Ford preliminary data. Pending EPA certification.