Richard Kolodziej has announced that he will be retiring as president of NGVAmerica. Kolodziej, 67, has been the organization's president since 1995.

The NGVAmerica Board of Directors has initiated an executive search for a new president.

Kolodziej will remain as president until the new president is selected, and then stay on as an advisor to ensure an orderly transition.

NGVAmerica is a national organization dedicated to the development of a market for vehicles powered by natural gas or biomethane. NGVAmerica represents more than 200 companies, environmental groups and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas and biomethane as transportation fuels.