Missouri Propane Gas Association elects officers, directors

June 26, 2020 By    

The Missouri Propane Gas Association (MPGA) elected officers and directors to serve on its board of directors for 2020-21. 

The new terms begin July 1, although board members will not be installed until the planned Oct. 3 meeting, due to coronavirus concerns surrounding large public gatherings.

Association Officers

Brian Brooks, Brooks Gas, Marshfield

Vice President
Luke Fitzpatrick, MFA Oil, Wardsville

Mark Porth, CHS, Lawson

Membership Chair
Samantha Reed, Reed Oil, Doniphan

Past President Chair
Derek Poe, Titan Propane, Branson


NPGA State Director
John Brooks, Brooks Gas, Marshfield

Region 1
John Baucom, Prairieland FS, Liberty
Tom Stanturf, The People’s Coop, Trenton

Region 2
Steve Jenkins, Jenkins Propane, Tina
Kevin Salley, Salley’s Propane, Bates City

Region 3
Mikal Thornhill, All Weather Propane, Centralia
Bill Jung, MFA, Gravois Mills

Region 4
Jason Bond, MFA Oil, Neosho
Tim Peach, Titan Propane, Springfield

Region 5
Roger Hoff, Hoff Brothers, Perryville
Mitch Dane, Titan Propane, Houston

Associate Directors

Jared Ballard, Nixon and Lindstrom, Springfield
David Perkins, Dealers LP, Marshall
Brian Humphrey, InSite Platform Partners, St. Charles
Ron Keeling, LPG Ventures, Kearney

Incoming president Brian Brooks is the third generation from Brooks Gas, and the fourth family member to serve as the association’s president. Bill Brooks (grandfather) led the organization from 1976-77, Joe Brooks (father) from 1999-2000 and John Brooks (uncle) from 2010-11.

MPGA will mark its 75th anniversary June 29. The organization was chartered June 29, 1945, as the Missouri LP-Gas Association, originally located in Springfield.

MPGA is a not-for-profit trade association organized to promote the safe and efficient use of propane. According to the U.S. Census, about 9 percent of Missouri’s households use propane for heating, hot water and cooking.

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About the Author:

Carly Bemer (McFadden) was the managing editor at LP Gas magazine.

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