NPGA fills four leadership positions

March 30, 2020 By    
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Clockwise from top left: Aiken, Doggett, Shay and McLallen.

The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) hired four women to fill leadership roles between October 2019 and February 2020.

Regulatory Affairs Manager Twana Aiken joined the NPGA Advocacy and Technical Services unit in February. The Tennessee native received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from Austin Peay State University and a master’s degree in environmental science from Tuskegee University. Aiken’s experience spans areas in chemical regulatory affairs, agriculture plant pathology regulation and environmental science.

“I absolutely love the association. Everybody’s been so welcoming …” Aiken says. “The positive response to me being in my position has been positively overwhelming, which is great. I love my new role.”

Sarah McLallen became vice president of NPGA’s Communications and Member Services team in January. McLallen has over 25 years of experience in public affairs and leadership roles. She is a graduate of Michigan Technological University and received a master’s degree in public health, biochemical toxicology and environmental health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Morgan Doggett entered the role of communications manager at NPGA in December. She is experienced in international communications and marketing, the U.S. agriculture industry and federal and legislative affairs. She received an associate’s degree at Wabash Valley College and a bachelor’s degree in agriculture leadership education and agriculture and consumer economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Doggett’s family and its farm have been propane customers since 1977.

NPGA hired Manager of Conventions and Meetings Samantha Shay in October. Shay earned a bachelor’s degree in meeting administration from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has worked in the event planning industry since 2006 and has planned, coordinated and executed events with attendances ranging from 10 to over 10,000.

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

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