The Benefits of MembershipPetroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), a national federation representing marketers in 47 states, so your membership expands your network capabilities and your ability to shape industry events.
Membership in UNYEA and ESEA affords you a strong voice in state and federal government. ESEA identifies and assesses new legislation that may impact upon your business and works vigorously to help shape governmental policy and outcomes. It introduces key legislation to help marketers better compete and maintain profitability and the viability of their marketplace as a whole, including compliance, taxation, transportation and other important issues.
The Upstate New York Energy Association supports its members with outstanding benefits that might not otherwise be available to a smaller company. These include:
The Upstate New York Energy Association continues to be pro-active on behalf of its members. We look forward to continuing our tradition of research and education so that consumers in our area can continue to enjoy the benefits of Oilheat.
Types of MembershipRegular: A sole proprietorship, a partnership or a corporation that is actively engaged in the retail sale of home heating fuels and has its principal office in, or actively markets in, one of the following forty-eight counties of New York: Albany, Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautaqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming or Yates. Such businesses in other counties may be considered for Participating Membership (see below).
Associate: This supportive category includes any individual or business entity engaged, directly or indirectly, in commercial activity related to the petroleum industry. Associate members are eligible to hold office as provided by the by-laws and may participate in all programs offered by UNYEA.
Participating: An individual or business entity described under "Regular" who does not actively market, or have its principal office, in the core counties listed but wishes to support UNYEA's educational and promotional activity, programs and standards. Such members are eligible to participate in all programs offered by UNYEA.
Sustaining Member: Includes any individual who is retired and is no longer engaged in an eligible business, or who formerly held regular membership status in UNYEA and has disposed of his/her business interests. This category provides for continuation in UNYEA programs.