NPGA Executive Officers

The NPGA 2013 Annual Meeting and Mid-Year Board of Directors Meeting were held on June 17, 2013. The following individuals were elected as the 2013-2014 officers.

Gary France, Chairman: Gary has been in the propane industry since he was a child. He began his career when he was thirteen, sandblasting and painting tanks. In 1990 he formed France Propane Service, Inc. Gary has been active in the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association serving as President and as chair of the Education and Legislative Committees. He is also an active member in NPGA, serving as Member Services Committee Chairman and as PAC Chairman.
David Lugar, Chairman-Elect: David is the Vice President of Supply and Logistics for AmeriGas Propane. He joined AmeriGas in September 2000 and has an office outside of Houston, Texas. David has been active in the National Propane Gas Association for many years, including service  on the NPGA Board of Directors. He was a charter member of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) which was formed in 1996 and served in various officer positions during his time on the Council, including two terms as the PERC Chairman in 2003-2005.
Charlie Ory, Vice-Chairman: Charlie has worked in the propane industry for many years, currently as President and General Manager of Aero Propane. He has served for years volunteering his time with industry organizations, including as Past-President of the Arizona Propane Gas Association. Charlie is an active memeber of the NPGA Board of Directors and has served as the Arizona State Director and Chairman of the Technical, Safety, and Standards Committee. He also has experience with the Propane Education and Research Council as a member of the Consumer Education and Awareness Committee to name a few.
Stuart Weidie, Treasurer: Stuart serves as President and CEO of The Blossman Companies, a retail LPG marketer located in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic States.  Blossman Gas and Appliance, with 65 locations, is the largest independent marketer of LP Gas in the United States and offers a full line of appliances, gas products and installation services.  He is also CEO of Alliance AutoGas, a nationwide network of companies providing LPG vehicle equipment, conversions and propane AutoGas for government and private fleets.  




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