About PPA

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing independent petroleum marketers at both the wholesale and retail levels, as well as firms supplying petroleum products and other related services.

Making a Difference in Your State

We offer several education programs, from NORA Certification Programs and CETP classes, HAZMAT training classescustom classes for your company, and more. View our education section for a complete list of upcoming classes and to register for a class through our website.

In addition to education programs, we provide access to the latest industry information so that you can stay current on the topics that matter. Our Government Affairs page provides the latest relevant government news and legislation, as well as contact information for state officials. Our updated News section provides topical information both locally and nationally, and our Industry Resources page will connect you directly to the websites that matter most to your business.

Consumer Information

In addition to providing helpful content to our members, we also offer a Homeowners page, where PA oil heat consumers can learn more about the benefits of oil heat in their home.

Get in Touch

If you have any questions about PPA and any of our services, or if you’d like to speak with a PPA officer, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email at office@papetroleum.org, or you can reach out to us through our Contact page.

PPA Officers, Directors, Committee Chairmen and Staff

OFFICERS

President

Michael McCarthy
Shipley Energy
York, PA

Vice President

Bruce W. Spiridonoff
Tevis Energy
Westminster, MD

Treasurer

James E. Swenson
Swenson Fuels, Inc.
New Bloomfield, PA

Past President/EMA Director

Scott T. Walton
Clyde S. Walton, Inc.
Lansdale, PA

Executive Vice President/Secretary

Ted V. Harris
PPA
Middletown, PA

DIRECTORS

Michael H. Adams
Adams Petroleum Products, Inc.
Sewickley, PA
Bruce Q. Harris
Harris Comfort LLC
Bristol, PA
Karen Padula
Martin Oil Company
Bellwood, PA
Bruce W. Spiridonoff
Tevis Energy
Westminster, MD
Christopher S. Taylor
Taylor Oil & Propane, Inc.
Kennett Square, PA
James A. Barton
Jack Rich, Inc.
Frackville, PA
Amy Highhouse
Highhouse Energy
Honesdale, PA
Steve Oehlert
Oehlert Bros, Inc.
Royersford, PA

COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN

Convention Committee

Bruce Q. Harris
Harris Comfort LLC, Bristol, PA

Education Committee

James Barber
Barber Oil & Propane, Ebensburg, PA

Heating Fuels Committee

Bruce W. Spiridonoff
Tevis Energy, Westminster, MD

Motor Fuels Committee

Tim Redshaw
Countywide Petroleum, Pittsburgh, PA

New Generation Committee

Kate Duffey
D. E. Duffey & Sons , Conshohocken, PA

Political Action Committee


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Propane Committee

Michael F. DeBerdine, III
Rhoads Energy Corp., Lancaster, PA

STAFF

Executive Vice President

Ted Harris
tharris@papetroleum.org

Government Affairs

John V. Kulik
joviku@aol.com

Program Administrator & Membership Support

Jessica Reeder
jreeder@papetroleum.org

Lead Technical Trainer

Alan Mercurio
AMercurio@papetroleum.org

CONSULTANTS

Accountant

Arlene Martin
office@papetroleum.org