Convention and Petro Expo
September 17-18, 2019
The Lodge – Deadwood, SD
Get Involved! Join our association and stay up to date on your Industry
Welcome to the South Dakota Petroleum & Propane Marketers Association
A Proud History of Service!
Our Motto, “ An organization serving its members by coordinating their common interests through group effort,” reflects the commitment to all members.
Dawna Leitzke, Executive Director, has been the voice of the association for 24 years.
The SDP2MA Board of Directors represent each segment of the industry and are located throughout the state of South Dakota. These 12 volunteers work hard to represent the best interests of the entire industry.
We offer many services to members including an endorsed insurance company (Federated Insurance Company), Certified Employee Training Program for the propane industry, Underground Storage Tank (UST) Owner/Operator Training for all entities in the state of South Dakota who operate USTs, regulatory and legislative updates on both the state and federal level, an annual convention and Petro Expo, lobbying efforts on both the state and federal level, personal response to members questions and concerns, and many other benefits to members and those in the petroleum and propane business.
For a minimal amount, you gain a full time employee who will provide you with relevant and timely information to assist you in keeping your business up to date and in compliance on a state and federal level.
Seminars, Classes, Cooperation, and Legislative Representation
SDP2MA provides many types of events, that help your business stay abreast and in compliance with industry standards and requirements.
Proudly Offering the Following Training
UST Owner/Operator Training
- Underground Storage Tank Owner/Operator Training
- 1.0 Basic Principles and Practices of Propane (BP&P)
- 2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations (BDO)
- 2.4 Cylinder Delivery Operations
- 3.0 Basic Plant Operations
- 4.1 Designing and Installing Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems
- 4.2 Placing Vapor Distribution Systems and Appliances into Operation
Refresher courses available upon request
We also offer Dispensing Propane Safely courses upon request.
We also welcome propane marketers from surrounding states.
These are sent to our members immediately to provide important information on laws and regulations that affect your business. SDP2MA serves as your representative with key state regulatory agencies such as the State regulatory agencies: Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Public Safety (DPS), and Department of Revenue (DR). SDP2MA provides you with Regulatory Alerts as rules and regulations are implemented. Legislative Alerts are sent to our members when important legislation is before Congress or the State Legislature and communication with your legislator is critical.
State and Federal Representation
SDP2MA is your voice in Pierre, SD and Washington, DC. The petroleum, propane, and convenience marketing industries are the most regulated industries and SDP2MA lobbies year-round to protect your interest. SDP2MA also works closely with National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) and National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) on national issues affecting our industry.
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320 E Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
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