Mary Joyce Ivers – 2017 Fleet Manager of the Year


Mary Joyce Ivers named the 2017 Fleet Manager of the Year

Mary Joyce Ivers, CPFP, was named the 2017 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year. The award ceremony was held at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference on June 13 during the Honors Celebration.

She is the fleet and facilities manager for the City of Ventura, California.

“I want to thank all you. All of you have made a great impression on me,” Ivers said in her acceptance speech. “I’ve learned a lot from you, and i think that’s what I appreciate the most, is the mutual respect, professionalism, and wanting to make each and every one of us better leaders in our industry.”

The award was presented by Brian Bowden, government sales manager for award sponsor General Motors.


Ivers was chosen from three finalists by a panel of judges consisting of fleet managers from around the U.S.

Each candidate was marked in 10 categories: business plan, technology implementation, productivity, policies, preventive maintenance program, utilization management, replacement program, customers service, fuel management and safety.

Ivers in her role as a fleet manager, oversees 327 on-road vehicles, 67 off-road vehicles and one maintenance facility.