b'2022 WPMA State ReportWASHINGTON Independent Energy Distributors ReportWashington Energy and C-Store ConventionSet for Best Year Ever!The Washington Energy andLegislative Report - David Ducharme, LobbyistC-Store Conventionwas scheduled Paths to Decarbonization & Electrification of Washingtonfor June 2022, 2022 at SuncadiaResort in Cle Elum, WA again, and- Jeff Hove, Fuels Institute, Vice PresidentLea McCulloughset itself up to be the best eventWA Associationweve ever held! State of the Industry Report - Denton Cinquegrana,Executive DirectorChief Oil Analyst OPIS, A Dow Jones CoWe are VERY grateful to our headline sponsors who so generously donate yearAt noon on Tuesday, we welcomed everyone into the Tradeafter year and helped make this eventShow Floor next door to the Rialto Ballrooms. Those whothe best it could be! Thank you to wandered the halls for an information-packed afternoon andFEDERATED INSURANCE for beingnetworking opportunities galore were not disappointed! Theour Showcase Sponsor, a coveted exclu- Trade Show Raffle at 4:00 p.m. was proudly donated bysive sponsorship with our convention!HARBOR WHOLESALE. It was open to anyone whoPremium Sponsors giving $5,000 annually were CHEVRON,successfully visited every trade show booth and filled outMARATHON PRODUCTS, PHILLIPS 66 and SHELL OIL!their trade show floor passport completely. Hi-Octane Sponsors offering $4000 annually were CORE- At 5:00 p.m. the US OIL & REFINING Reception was held and MARK, EXXONMOBIL, HF SINCLAIR and REYNOLDSwas followed by the Welcome Dinner sponsored by HARBOR AMERICA. Our Regular sponsor offering $3,500 was US OILWHOLESALE in the Rialto Ballrooms at 6:30 p.m. I was very AND REFINING. Our Association and our leadership are deeplypleased and excited to present the Major Sponsors that evening grateful for your generosity!as well as our Evening Speaker, Mike Schlappi, who brought the Kicking off our event on Monday Night was our Presidents evening to a shining exclamation point!Reception honoring all of our past presidents serving the Associa- On Wednesday, the morning kicked off with our annual Horse tion, and thanking them for their service. Sponsoring the eventRace, sponsored by POWER SERVICE PRODUCTS, and then again this year was TANKMAX INC/BEALL, and we were veryour annual golf tournament on Prospector Course began at 10:30 a.m. pleased to have Jack Lacher so generously support this event withFood on the course was on both the front and back nine, beverage heavy hors doeuvres and premium cocktails from 5-7 p.m. Ourcarts were sponsored by HARBOR WHOLESALE, MASCOTT silent auction kicked off the evening on the Convention App! EQUIPMENT, NACS, PACIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL, and Tuesday, June 21st, our General Business Session began withSNIDER ENERGY to keep golfers hydrated, and goodie bags breakfast at 7:30 a.m., sponsored by CFN/PACIFIC PRIDE, from our amazing supporters filled their carts! Directly after, there and then our formal session started at 8:00 a.m. The line-up was a reception and golf awards event at 5 p.m. at the Suncadia Inn. was as follows: We very much look forward to having you all back next year, and 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. GENERAL BUSINESS SESSION a full reprieve from the past several years of COVID restrictions. Welcome and "America the Beautiful" Save the date for next year\'s amazing convention and we hope it will be the Best in the West once again!Slate of New Board Members - Steve Snider, President Announcement of Scholarship Recipients SAVE THE DATE: 2023 WPMA Report - Steve Clark, President June 19-21EMA Report - Brad Bell, DirectorSuncadia Resort, Federated Report - Jordon Gonzalez, Regional Marketing ManagerCle Elum, WA - Sal LoMagro, Account Executive WA Association Membership Platform- Lea McCullough, Executive Director S30 www.wpma.com / Summer 2022'