Second ‘30 Under 30’ class recognized

December 23, 2021 By    

The International Association of Young Gassers, in conjunction with the National Propane Gas Association and the Canadian Propane Association, launched the “30 Under 30” program in 2020 to recognize young professionals in the propane industry. Here’s its sophomore group.

“30 Under 30” Class of 2021 “30 Under 30” Class of 2021

Class of 2021

Kristen Abraham – Superior Plus Propane
Sanford (Joe) Clark – Intermountain Truck Rebuilders
Austin Davidson – United Pacific Energy
Nate DePrinzio – Total Comfort Gas
Andrew Durkin – Durkin Propane
Clinton Foulk – Westmor Industries
Tom Holland – Westmor Industries
Bryce Jergenson – Westmor Industries
Danielle Johnson – Ormond Energy
McKenna Klemz (Edwards) – Baker’s Propane
Jill Kreilkamp – Boehlke Bottled Gas
Skylar Kruse – Ed Staub & Sons Petroleum
Kathryn Lewis – ThompsonGas
Laura Mabey – BASE Engineering
Noman Mazhar – Engro Corp.
Austin Melton – JJ Propane
Jaime Ocasio – Paraco Gas
Daryl Patjas – Maxquip
Eric Pirkl – ThompsonGas
Austin Rothstein – Lakes Gas
Garrett Salmon – S&S Gas
William Turner – Jernigan Oil
Stephanie Ulam – Berkeley Propane
Caleb Warner – Bergquist
David Wells – Baygas Propane
Trevor Wendt – Wendt’s Propane and Oil
Martin Zenk – Propane Ninja

The “30 Under 30” program launched in 2020. Nominations for the next class typically open in December or January and close six to eight weeks ahead of the next NPGA Propane Expo, scheduled for April 24-26, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.


  1. Must be between 18 and 29 years old as of Jan. 1.
  2. Must work for a company involved in the propane industry.
  3. Must be nominated by someone within the propane industry.

For more information about the program, visit

LP Gas Rising Leaders

LP Gas also has an initiative – called the Rising Leaders – that launched in 2017 to recognize up-and-coming marketers in the propane industry. To view the classes, Q&As with honorees, and to nominate an individual click here.

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