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Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition

The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.
Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition

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Ron Flowers
Claude Willis
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Clean Cities Coordinators

Ron Flowers
Claude Willis
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Ronald S. "Ron" Flowers, now retired, most recently served as the Director of the Office of Labor-Management Programs (OLMP), under the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia (DC) Government. Flowers' senior management experience spans more than 35 years in the public and private sectors, and includes serving as the Fleet Administrator for the DC Department of Public Works (DPW); Director of Transportation DC Public Schools (DCPS); Executive Assistant to the Associate Superintendent, DC Public Schools (DCPS); Vice President for Students Affairs, University of the District of Columbia (UDC); Associate Vice President for Planning, Finance and Student Support Services, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois; and Dean of Student, Malcolm X College, Chicago, Illinois.

Flowers has received the Outstanding Leadership Service Award, Nation's Capital Chapter, National Association of Fleet Administrators, and Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Achievement Award. Additional honors and awards include induction into the Distributive Education Hall of Fame; Outstanding Dean of Students Award; and Outstanding Labor/Management Partnership Award. Flowers leadership positions include: Chair of the Nation's Capitol Chapter, National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA); Chair of the Audit Committee, NAFA; and Chair of the Alternative Fuels Vehicle Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Flowers earned a Bachelor's Degree in business administration from Bethune-Cookman University and a Master's Degree in occupational education from Chicago State University.

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities
2000 14th St, NW, DPW-Ste 330
P.O. Box 73402
Washington, DC 20009

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Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition Statistics
Population: 3,034,765
Area: 1,407 sq. mi.
Boundaries: District of Columbia; includes Alexandria, VA; Arlington County, VA; City of Fairfax, VA; Fairfax County, VA; Falls Church, VA; Loudoun County, VA; City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Prince William County, VA. Works cooperatively with bordering coalitions in Virginia and Maryland.
Designated: October 21, 1993   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 7
   Natural Gas: 8
   Ethanol (E85): 4
   Electric: 428
   Hydrogen: 1
   Propane: 8
Petroleum and GHG Savings*
Total Gallons
Total GHG
by AFV
by AFV
Annual petroleum savings: 10,555,025 gasoline gallon equivalents
Annual greenhouse gas emissions avoided: 58,606 tons of CO2
Annual petroleum savings by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 10,552,462 gasoline gallon equivalents
Greenhouse gas emission reduced by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 58,575 tons of CO2
*2013 metrics