Membership Pricing

APGA Membership Dues Policy

  • You are eligible for APGA Public Natural Gas Membership if your organization provides natural gas distribution services, if your natural gas distribution system is publicly- or community-owned, and if it is over 500 meters. Click here to fill out a 2016 membership application to send back to APGA and email any questions to Sheila Deringis, Director of Membership, to join APGA! 2017 Membership dues are:
    • $400 for systems with 500 meters or less (see APGA Small System Public Natural Gas Membership category)
    • Calculated at 80¢ per meter for systems between 501-60,000 meters
    • $49,000 for systems between 60,001-200,000 meters
    • $52,000 for systems over 200,000 meters
  • You are eligible for APGA Small System Public Natural Gas Membership if your organization provides natural gas distribution services, if your natural gas distribution system is publicly- or community-owned, and if it operates 500 meters or less. If you fall into this category, you are automatically considered members, asked to pay a flat rate of $400, and dropped as APGA members upon request. Click here to email Sheila Deringis, Director of Membership, to join APGA!
  • You are eligible for an Associate Membership if your organization provides products and/or services for publicly owned natural gas distribution systems. 2017 Dues are a flat rate of $675. To join APGA, purchase an APGA Associate Membership online or click here to email Sheila Deringis, Director of Membership.
  • You are eligible for APGA Affiliate Membership if your organization is affiliated with the natural gas or energy industry and if your organization is a national or state association.  Affiliate Members pay no dues. If you are looking to join APGA as an Affiliate Member, please contact Sheila Deringis, Director of Membership, to join APGA via email or by phone 202-464-2742.
  • Agency Member dues are explained below under Agency Member Dues Policy. If you are a Supplier or Joint Action Agency interested in becoming an APGA member, please contact Sheila Deringis, Director of Membership, to join APGA via email or by phone 202-464-2742.
  • Dues invoices are sent out in September and cover the following calendar year.

Prorating of Dues

  • New 2017 public gas system members with 500-60,000 customers who join during the year may have its initial dues prorated on the following schedule (Membership Effective Date of Prorated Level):
    • January 1 – March 31 80¢ per meter
    • April 1 – June 30 60¢ per meter
    • July 1 – September 30 40¢ per meter
    • October 1 – December 31 (2017 APGA Dues Rate)
    • The maximum and minimum dues may be similarly prorated.
  • APGA 2017 Associate dues are based on a calendar year and are prorated as follows:
    • January-March $675.00
    • April-June $506.25
    • July-September $337.50
    • October-December 2018 Rate (You would enjoy APGA Associate member status for the end of the year and be considered fully paid for APGA Associate membership for next calendar year.)

Complimentary Trial Membership

  • The Membership Committee may recommend, and the President may approve, a trial membership of up to three months to afford a potential member the opportunity to receive Public Gas News, have access to the website, and other APGA services.

Discount Dues for Affiliate & Agency Members

Agency Member Dues Policy 

  • If 100 percent of an agency’s members are also members of APGA, the agency is not required to pay APGA annual dues.
  • If less than 100 percent of an agency’s members are APGA members, the agency is required to pay APGA annual dues.