Member Benefits


"By joining together with other public gas systems, we all have more influence in the important matters impacting public gas systems and the customers we serve".

- Arthur Corbin, President of the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia

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APGA is the only trade association that solely represents the interests of public natural gas systems at the legislative and regulatory levels. From the smallest to the largest systems, APGA is working for you. Formed in 1961, APGA has over 700 public gas system members in 36 states and about 100 Associate members. We advocate on behalf of our members helping them strengthen their systems by providing access to the latest industry trends on safety standards, competitiveness, regulations and other important issues that affect their system.

Over 720


  • 80+ Associate members
  • 3 Annual Sponsors
  • 50+ Affiliate Members



  • Quarterly Board & Committee Conferences
  • Conferences on Marketing, Operations, Utility Management and More
  • Free Monthly Webinar Series



  • Annual Conference with 350+ Attendees
  • Online Forum Exclusively with 1,500+ Public Gas System Employees
  • Join APGA's Various Topic-Based Committees



APGA members are natural gas systems that are owned by and accountable to the citizens they serve. We advocate on behalf of our members helping them strengthen their systems by providing access to the latest industry trends on safety standards, competitiveness, regulations and other important issues that affect their system.

  • Representation on Capitol Hill and the full APGA staff at your service.
  • Networking opportunities with fellow public natural gas professionals.
  • Opportunities to get involved at the highest level of the organization. Everyone has a voice at APGA because of its inclusive committee structure.
  • Meetings and events that provide you with current industry trends and educational opportunities to improve your bottom line and help your system thrive.
  • Regular industry and regulatory updates that impact your business.
  • Access to our exclusive publications including our bi-weekly newsletter and quarterly magazine.
  • Access to APGA's Benchmarking module to compare your system against national utility statistics.
  • Access to the APGA Community, where you can connect and have discussions with the largest network of public natural gas professionals in the United States.



Small Public Gas System Member (System under 500 Meters)


Regular Public Gas System Membership (Systems between 501-60,000 meters)


Large Public Gas System Membership (Systems between 60,001 - 200,000 meters)


Large Public Gas System Membership (Systems over 200,001 meters)


APGA members include:





Associate membership is for organizations that provide products and/or services for publicly owned natural gas distribution systems.  APGA Associate Membership is a unique opportunity not available in other natural gas organizations. Associate membership gives your company numerous opportunities to make personal contact with the decision-makers of the nation’s publicly owned natural gas systems at APGA workshops, seminars and conferences held throughout the year. Associate members are encouraged to attend these meetings and to participate by exhibiting and hosting social functions. 

  • Unprecedented access to over 700 APGA member systems and APGA staff
  • APGA looks first to associates for speakers at training workshops and symposia
  • Opportunities to gain visibility as an APGA Annual Sponsor
  • Member discounts for meetings and conferences
  • Opportunities to exhibit products and services at APGA conferences, workshops and symposia
  • Gain additional exposure by hosting functions or sponsoring events at the Annual Conference, quarterly meetings, workshops and conferences
  • Company listing in the APGA Directory and the Associates Yellow Pages at
  • Opportunity to place additional company information via ads in the APGA Directory and the APGA Public Gas News
  • Actively participate in quarterly committee meetings and the APGA Community
  • Associate members are eligible to sit on the APGA Board of Directors
  • APGA’s biweekly newsletter provides timely information on government actions and other issues affecting public gas systems
  • Receive regular industry and regulatory updates that impact your business


National Sponsor

Interested in becoming part of APGA's National Sponsorship program?

Please contact Sheila Deringis for more information.

Questions? Need help joining APGA?
Please email Sheila Deringis at