Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica), a Washington, DC-based trade group promoting all forms of natural gas-powered vehicles, named Matthew Godlewski president. He succeeds Rich Kolodziej, who had served as president of the organization since 1996. Early this year, Kolodziej said he would be retiring. Godlewski comes from the Washington, DC-based Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, where he was vice president for state affairs. Prior to that he worked in the wine and spirits industry as a state/federal policy director. He will start heading NGVAmerica in mid-October. Godlewski is a graduate of Michigan State University.