MPGA names 2021-22 board

August 13, 2021 By    

The Missouri Propane Gas Association (MPGA) elected officers and directors to serve on its board of directors for 2021-22. 

The recognition took place during the association’s virtual board meeting in July.

Executive Committee

  • President: Brian Brooks, Brooks Gas, Marshfield.
  • Vice President: Luke Fitzpatrick, MFA Oil, Wardsville.
  • Treasurer: Mark Porth, CHS, Lawson.
  • Membership Chair: Samantha Reed Johnson, Reed Oil, Doniphan.
  • Past President Chair: Derek Poe, Titan Propane, Branson.


  • NPGA State Director: John Brooks, Brooks Gas, Marshfield.
  • Region 1 Senior: Tom Standturf, The People’s Co-op, Trenton.
  • Region 1 Junior: Scot Schumer, AmeriGas, Kirksville.
  • Region 2 Senior: Kevin Salley, Salley’s Propane, Bates City.
  • Region 2 Junior: Steve Jenkins, Tina Oil, Tina.
  • Region 3 Senior: Bill Jung, MFA Oil, Gravois Mills.
  • Region 3 Junior: Mikal Thornhill, All Weather Propane, Centralia.
  • Region 4 Senior: Tim Peach; Pinnacle Propane; Quincy, Illinois.
  • Region 4 Junior: Jason Bond, MFA Oil, Neosho.
  • Region 5 Senior: Mitch Dane; Titan; Houston, Missouri.
  • Region 5 Junior: Roger Hoff, Hoff Brothers, Perryville.

Associate Directors

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

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 marked its 75th anniversary in 2020. 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. Propane is also widely used in agriculture, manufacturing, tourism and transportation in Missouri.

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