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Micheal F. Smyth

Director, National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium

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Phone: 304-293-7882


  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles
  • Electric Drive Vehicles
  • Natural Gas Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Powered Vehicles
  • Biodiesel
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Ethanol
  • Propane Vehicles
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Training
  • Automotive Technician Training
  • Fleet Management Training
  • First Responder Training
  • Clean Energy
  • Alternative Energy
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Curriculum Development
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Workforce Education

Mike Smyth is the director of the NAFTC and maintains curriculum development, training coordination and collaboration with the National Training Centers (NTC) of the NAFTC. 

Prior to working with the NAFTC, Smyth was the Learning Center manager with West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center. Smyth worked directly with technology, instructional design, lecture recording, graduate assistants and work study staff, computer labs, and as a liaison for the WVU HSC Library director for online library resources. He was also responsible for designing and implementing physical and technological structures for the multimillion dollar learning center at the Health Sciences Center.

Smyth earned his Microsoft Certified System Administrator W2K certification from Fairmont State University in 2003. He has more than 15 years of experience in program and project management centered on information technology consultation, education, and development.

Smyth has authored and co-authored numerous alternative fuel vehicle articles, newsletters, and other electronic publications. He has also given presentations and participated in roundtable discussions at conferences across the nation.