Messages from the Chair

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Dear NGA Members,

Happy New Year! I trust you enjoyed a joyful holiday season. As we step into 2024, I extend warm wishes and gratitude for your continued support of the Natural Gas Association (NGA). We recently had a member retreat where we reflected on 2023 and set goals for 2024. Here is an overview as well a clear vision of where we are going.

Reflecting on 2023 Achievements:

In the past year, NGA celebrated notable achievements:

  • Strengthened our team with dedicated support staff and an Executive Director from ASG.
  • Launched a Membership and Sales Support Partnership with ASG, boosting sales and improving the overall membership experience.
  • Successfully hosted the 2nd Annual Natural Gas Summit at Chateau Elan, achieving valuable networking and knowledge-sharing.
  • Realized a remarkable 12% increase in revenue and a 21% growth in membership.
  • Established the NGA PAC, influencing legislative decisions and contributing to a favorable regulatory environment.
  • Revamped the Marketing and Communications Committee, enhancing our brand presence and communication strategies.
  • Engaged Reservoir Communications Group to amplify outreach and promote the value of our industry.Anticipating Growth and Impact in 2024:

Looking forward, our goals for 2024 are ambitious:

  • Aiming for a 36% increase in revenue through robust membership growth, successful sponsorship sales, and increased registration fees.
  • Strengthening our PAC to expand influence at the Capital and advocate effectively for our industry.
  • Establishing a dedicated Sponsorship and Events Committee for enhanced collaboration and increased engagement.
  • Striving to operate at a zero net income, ensuring efficient resource use and financial stability.
  • Forging new partnerships and engagement avenues for our vendors to foster mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Embracing inclusivity by actively involving our Municipal members in decision-making processes.
  • Enhancing key events for greater engagement, increased influence, and valuable educational opportunities.
  • Encouraging increased employee involvement from membership organizations by engaging them in committees.
  • Executing targeted marketing initiatives to amplify our voice in the public sphere and foster deeper engagement within NGA.

In closing, I am truly grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization. The NGA’s impact is directly tied to your investment and commitment. Here’s to a prosperous and impactful 2024!

– PJ Zonsius