b"2022 WPMA State ReportUPMRA Reportcontinued100 attendees were present at the lunch on September 15th inUPCOMINGPark City, Utah, where we also honored two members who retired from the UPMRA board of directors this year: John Richardson with Hone Oil and Dave Jardine with Rhinehart Oil. Meetings in 20232023 Convention & Trade ShowUPMRA Day on Capitol Hill February 14, 2023set for St. George, Utah Join UPMRAmembers and State Legislators at our annual Day on Capitol Hill held during the 2023 legislative session. We are shaking things up in 2023After a long hiatus,This year, on Wednesday, February 14th, invite your key employ-we are returning to St. George, when the weather has cooledees to a noon lunch and meeting with State legislators to discuss down. Mark your calendar for October 25-27, 2023 and join ustransportation funding, EV charging infrastructure, the gas tax at the UPMRA Convention & Trade Show, in St. George, Utah. and other industry issues. Plan to drive your 4x4 to St. George (or we'll help you rent one),Depending on what issues are being debated by the legislature, so you can participate in our first ever, Jeep Safari, with scaven- we may ask you to join us after lunch to lobby State legislators.ger hunt and lunch on Wednesday, October 25th, followed by the UPMRA Fall board meeting and an early evening reception forWPMAEXPOnetworking and reconnecting. Thursday morning will begin with February 21-23, 2023breakfast and educational seminars at our general business ses-sion at the Dixie Convention Center, followed by lunch served inThe 2023 WPMAEXPOis in Las Vegas on February 21-23 the Trade Show area. The convention concludes with golf, lunchat The Mirage Convention Center, with Jon Dorenbos (Former and prizes on Friday, October 27th. Dont miss out! Long Snapper for Philadelphia Eagles and a World-ClassMagician) as keynote speaker.Dont miss visiting Las Vegas, EV Charging where: What Happens Here, Only Happens Here andVegas is ready for us!Infrastructure Future Your attendance at the WPMAEXPO will benefit both you and EV charging infrastructure deploymentis the mostUPMRA, which gets additional revenue-sharing dollars based on talked about topic at every national meeting we attend, because ofthe number of attendees from Utah. the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that is provid-ing $7.5 billion in grant funding for states to partner with theState PAC Fundraisersprivate sector to build out EV charging across the country. June 22 and October 26, 2023EMA continues to oppose the National Fire Prevention Associa- UPMRA holds two Golf eventsevery year that are the tion (NFPA) proposed space separation distances that would putprimary source of funding for our State PAC Fund, which we use Petroleum Fueling locations at a big disadvantage to Quick Serveto support state legislative candidates. In 2022, prior to the mid-Restaurants (QSR), Hotels and other locations that dont have theterm elections, UPMRA donated nearly $15,000 to incumbents potential fire hazard of motor fuel dispensing on their properties.and industry-friendly candidates.But the even bigger threat is public utilities that use rate payer dollars to build out EV infrastructure. The UPMRA Summer Golf Classic will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2023, with the course still to be determined, and the UPMRA Convention Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2023 in St. George, Utah.S22 www.wpma.com / Winter 2022"