Todd is responsible for all instruction and training related to driver certification and continuing safety education. Though new to the VIA team, he has 20 years of experience as a CHP officer, 5 of which he directly inspected commercial vehicle compliance.
Director of Fleet Maintenance
Bruce is responsible for oversight of all fleet maintenance for VIA. He has more than 20 years of experience in commercial bus industry maintenance in Merced and the San Francisco Bay Area. His certifications include ASE school bus brake and air systems, air conditioning, heavy duty diesel engine emission control course, diesel particulate filter maintenance, CHP training courses, CARB training, certified brake inspector, vehicle inspector and MCI, VanHool, Volvo, and Prevost training courses.
Mel is responsible for daily dispatch schedules for all vehicles and driver assignments. He develops manifests and driver master trip sheets for all new schedules and daily runs. Mel is responsible for reviewing accuracy of drivers’ logs and service hours. He has 25 years of experience with VIA, and previously served 20 years as Vehicle Operations Superintendent for the United States Air Force.