Tech Talk Presenters

Moderator: Annalloyd Thomason

Annalloyd Thomason has more than 20 years’ experience in NGV business development and management.  She is a seasoned trainer, facilitator and sought-after speaker.  Annalloyd’s previous projects have spanned the scope of NGV business development issues, including NGV-related strategic planning, policy development, business plan development, market analysis, marketing plan development and sales and marketing training.  She is known for her “real-world” approach to NGV market development, helping clients ensure that their plans are both feasible and sound.

Presenter: Leo Thomason
Leo Thomason is known world-wide as an expert in natural gas fueling and vehicle technology.  A professional trainer and experienced technical consultant, Leo helps fleet managers, technicians and drivers understand the nuances of using natural gas as a transportation fuel.  Over the past two decades, he has personally trained more than 18,000 students in the United States, Europe, India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Malaysia.

Leo possesses specialized, in-depth and hands-on working knowledge of CNG fueling stations, and has assisted dozens of clients in solving technical and design problems that could not/would not be solved by others.  In addition, he has helped customers size, design and specify fueling stations and supported them through the proposal selection and construction processes to make sure the stations met their needs.

Presenter: Gordon Larsen
Gordon Larsen has more than 40 years of experience working as an NGV fleet supervisor, an educator and an NGV and fueling expert.

During his tenure at Questar Gas, he managed the company’s fleet of 900 vehicles – 800 of which ran on natural gas. He also served in NGV business development capacities, helping customers introduce NGVs and fueling into their operations. He has earned master-technician certifications from Ford and GM, and diesel certifications from Allison, Cummins, Detroit Diesel and Caterpillar.

In 2005, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVA) and Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (CVEF). In addition to his career at Questar Gas, Larsen is an expert on National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) regulations. He has served as a codes enforcement inspector and instructor for the North Davis Fire Department as well as fire marshal liaison.

Presenter: Bill Marchetti
Bill Marchetti has provided automotive and diesel technical training since 1984. He started out as a “petroleum transfer engineer” at the local gas station, fell in love with fixing cars and trucks and has been in the industry ever since. He has worked as a technician and service writer in both the independent and dealership arenas.

Bill’s technical training experience includes 15 years with Robert Bosch, as well as additional training tenures with Atlas Supply Company, Midas International and Interstate Batteries. An auto technician by vocation, Bill still performs all his own repairs.

Bill currently holds ASE certifications as an Automotive Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance, Undercar Specialist, Service Advisor, Parts Specialist, and ASE Truck certifications in Gasoline Engines, Diesel Engines, and Electrical Systems categories. He is a Langevin Certified Technical trainer and a certified CNG Fuel System Inspector. Bill is also a member of iATN.



Upcoming Training


Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

February 14, 2017
Fort Worth, TX

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

February 15-16, 2017
Fort Worth, TX

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

March 7, 2017
Sacramento, CA

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

March 8-9, 2017
Sacramento, CA

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

March 28, 2017
Charlotte, NC

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

March 29-30, 2017
Charlotte, NC

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and Diagnostics Training

April 10-11, 2017
Egg Harbor, NJ

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

April 12-13, 2017
Egg Harbor, NJ



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