Don Ashmore is the Fleet Manager at Tacoma Public Utilities. Don is a professional who has been in the Fleet industry for 32 years. Prior to becoming the Fleet Manager at Tacoma Public Utilities, Don spent 24 years in the private industry starting his career as a technician with Ryder Transportation Corporation, a fortune 500 company that has presence worldwide. He then worked his way up to management, holding a variety of positions and manager roles throughout his 24 years. Here at Tacoma Public Utilities, Don manages the replacement and repair of 1,400 different types of vehicles and equipment within Power, Water, Rail and Customer Service Divisions. Don is a member of the Northwest Utility Fleet Managers Association and currently facilitates their monthly meetings. Don is also on the advisory panel for Western Energy Institute Fleet Managers group and is a member of the Public Fleet Managers Association.