The benefits of NYPGA membership are many

Being a member of the NYPGA gives you strength in numbers! Look at all we do:

  • Association Headquarters
    A resource center and archive for association files with personnel available to assist you
  • Education and Training
    Service schools and training for CETP (Certified Employee Training Program), managers, driver safety and emergency response offered at strategic locations throughout the region
  • Marketing
    Marketing support includes consumer awareness campaigns and specific targeted educational marketing promotions. Our website promotes propane, our members and provides links to our strategic partners.
  • Networking
    Members meet potential customers and industry contacts through regional and national trade shows, conventions and meetings.
  • Government Relations & Lobbying Efforts
    We provide a proactive voice in the regulatory process and active monitoring and lobbying at the national, state and local levels. We also participate in developing standards for the propane industry.
  • Safety Information
    This includes publications to aid your business, such as the Consumer’s Guide to Propane. We also provide bulletins and information to educate existing and prospective customers.
  • Emergency Response
    Propane Emergency Response training classes and specialized materials, including interactive training.
  • Communications
    Alerts, newsletters and updates to keep members informed on industry issues.
  • Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities
    Click Here for more information about 2018 NYPGA Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

Being a member of the association has helped me cultivate friendships and relationships with other like-minded industry professionals. When I have a problem or question about something business related, there are literally dozens of people I can turn to who have been there, done that.

– Bill Overbaugh, Ehrhart Energy

Join today!

Complete the application for membership to the New York Propane Gas Association.

INTRASTATE MARKETER

  • Any person, firm or corporation operating in New York State whose business is the sale of propane gas.
  • Sales are made directly to ultimate consumers and/or indirectly through established dealers to ultimate consumers.
  • The seller does not have more than one plant outside New York State.
  • The seller does more than 90% of its gallon sales in New York State.
  • Membership in this category includes membership in the National Propane Gas Association.
  • Annual Dues Investment Schedule—Dues are collected by bulk plant locations as defined in NFPA #58.

The definition of a “bulk plant” per NFPA #58 is “a facility where the primary function is to store LP-gas prior to further distribution. LP-Gas is received by cargo tank vehicle or pipeline, and then distributed by portable container (package) delivery, by cargo tank vehicle or through gas piping.”

MULTISTATE MARKETER

  • Any person, firm or corporation operating in the New York State whose business is the sale of propane gas.
  • Sales are made directly to ultimate consumers and/or indirectly through established dealers to ultimate consumers.
  • The seller has more than one plant in a state other than the state wherein its principal office is located.
  • The seller does less than 90% of its gallon sales in New York State.

To qualify for membership in the New York Propane Gas Association a Multitate Marketer must be a member of the National Propane Gas Association.

ASSOCIATE

  • Any person, firm or corporation not otherwise qualified for membership and interested in the purposes of this association, such as:
    • Wholesale distributors of propane appliances and equipment
    • Manufacturers of propane gas products
    • Manufacturers’ agents handling propane gas products
    • Transporters
    • Recreation vehicle dealers, campground owners and welding supply companies that sell 15,000 gallons or less on an annual basis
    • Industrial users of propane gas not engaged in the resale of the product.

INDIVIDUAL

  • Any person employed by an INTRASTATE, MULTISTATE or ASSOCIATE member
  • Any person retired from an INTRASTATE, MULTISTATE or ASSOCIATE membership

Contact the NYPGA for more information about membership.