Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association

Our Committees

The Association was formed in 1923 to provide services to the petroleum marketer, to help them at all levels of government, and to support fellow marketers. The Association has four main emphases – education, regulatory analysis and programs to help with compliance, legislative and regulatory monitoring, and services for the members.

Title Chair Description

Alternative Energy

Joe Zietlow
Works with various agencies in state government to offer suggestions on operational problems with biodiesel and ethanol mandates.


Joyce Manske

Develop programs and services for convenience store operations.


Juston Dooley
Plan format, timing and costs. Coordinate trade show, educational programs and supplier participation.


Dale Beaudry
Review federal and state environmental regualtions.


Tony Yocum V
Review and assess the best investment options for the Association reserves and operating funds.

Fuel & Lube Oil

Steve Sikkema
Assess the impact of rules, regulations and market changes on the competitive viability of fuel oil and lube oil.

Government Affairs & PAC

Doug Matthees
Review proposals before the legislature and regulatory agencies, and develop legislative and regulatory initiatives.


Frank Orton
Review and negotiate Association programs for group life insurance, estate planning, worker’s compensation and property & liability.


Glenn Winter
Enhance member benefits, review membership dues structure and expand member base.


Kevin Beck
Administer the MPM/Bob Krogman Memorial Scholarship.


Josh Kath
Enhance sponsorship benefits, review sponsorship opportunities, and grow sponsorship support.

Transportation Safety

John Derichs
Review federal and state transportation regulations to develop informational and compliance programs.