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Fred Fakkema, VP of Compliance at Zonar, covers what you need to know about ELD compliance
Created December 6, 2017 - 2017-05 – Hand-Held and Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)
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Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance
Fred is currently Vice President of Compliance for Zonar, where he leads product development to meet the safety and compliance needs of customers today and tomorrow. Over the last twenty-four months, Fred has been deeply involved in the development of the ELD (electronic logging devices) mandate, from the policy level down to the compliance level for Zonar's mobile telematics tablet.
Prior to joining Zonar in 2010, enjoyed a successful a 25-year career with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). During his career, he commanded the WSP Academy, Government and Relations Division and the Commercial Vehicle Division. He is the Past President for the Washington Chapter, FBI National Academy Associates. Fred is a member of the American Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Policy Committee, Technology and Engineering Policy Committee, Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) Safety Committee, Truck Renting and Leasing Association's Government Relations Committee and Equipment Technology Advisory Council. Fred earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Washington.
Ron Cordova, Compliance Manager
Ron Cordova recently joined Zonar as Compliance Manager. Ron served more than 21 years with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, Motor Transportation Police where he worked up to the Rank of Major. Ron managed multiple aspects of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, including as Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) Program Manager. He retired with the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. While in law enforcement, Ron served in many different capacities with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) including president in 2005-2006.
Subsequently, Ron worked for Xerox/PrePass as State Partner responsible for site training of PrePass Sites and served as the point of contact for state agencies responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. Most recently, Ron worked as Regional Manager, Safety & Security, for ABF Freight overseeing compliance in both short- and long-haul operations across a five-state region. When not focused on commercial transportation and public safety, Ron enjoys hunting, fishing, running and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.