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Petrogram is published for the Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association 209 Office Plaza Drive Tallahassee, FL 32301 Phone: 800-523-9166 Fax: 850-877-5864 Web: www.fpma.org 2008-09 Board of Directors Executive Officers Chairman Ken Wood Medallion Convenience Stores Chair-Elect Ed Hinson Hinson Oil Co. Treasurer Stephanie Hinton Jim Hinton Oil Co. Membership Chair Bryan Chamberlain Clay Oil Co. C-Store/Food Supplier Chair John Tiffany TimeSaver Food Stores Motor Fuel/Lubes Craig Lynch Lynch Oil Co. Features 11 14 18 26 30 36 40 Welcome, New Board Members Getting the Message Out There How to Market Your Brand Fall 2008 Volume 24, No. 3 contents Dr. Chris Wood Spotlight on FPMA’s 2008 Convention & Trade Show! Alcohol Beverages & Tobacco Regulation: Questions and Answers John J. Harris Hedging 101: Part II Swap Contracts James Burr What Owners Should Know Ethanol Storage in Underground and Aboveground Storage Systems Marshall T. Mott-Smith The Price-Gouging Statute We Won’t Be Fooled Again By Geoﬀrey Schwartz Directors Max Alvarez, Jr. Sunshine Gasoline Dist. Carl Berner Berner Oil Co. Past Chairman Frank Capitano The Radiant Group James Clardy Clardy Oil Co. Mike Convey J.H. Williams Oil Co. Patrick Eakins Edison Oil Co. Michael Garbee Environmental Consulting & Technology Al Garcia, III Best Line Oil Co. Shale Gladfelter The Radiant Group Kerry Katchuk Risser Oil Corp. Wenda Lewis Lewis Oil Co. Mark Radosevich PetroProperties & Finance Charlie Rooney Rainey Cathon Dist Immediate Past Chair Summit Shah Southeast Petro Dist. Christine Wiles Automated Petroleum Columns 7 8 12 Chairman’s Communiqué Our Virtual Battleﬁeld Ken Wood President’s Perspective The Pain Goes Beyond the Pump Jim Smith Enviro Corner The Inland Protection Trust Fund and Election Year 2008 17 24 29 Michael H. Garbee Insurance Issues Employee Training Pays Erin Richards Out & About the Industry Feeling Trapped in a Petro Storm Cover ph oto court esy of Da n Higgins. Mark Radosevich and John Dixon C-Store Tidbits Heath’s Hints – There’s No Magic Involved in Hiring Talent And More… 42 43 44 45 Public Notice Conference of Committees Registration Form Index of Advertisers Advertiser.com 33 Irv Heath Industry Insights The Right Candidate? Patrick Eakins FPMA Staff Jim Smith President/CEO email@example.com Linda Thomas VP of Finance/Convention Director firstname.lastname@example.org Mary Garden Director of Communications email@example.com Adam Selvidge Director of Member Services firstname.lastname@example.org Petrogram is published by Naylor, LLC 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 Phone: 800-369-6220 Fax: 352-331-3525 Web: www.naylor.com Publisher: Kathleen Gardner Editor: Heather McCole Sales Manager: Jason Dolder Book Leader: Drew Jasinski Advertising Sales: Josh Alexander, George Baldwin, Jeff Bunkin, Denise Creegan, Jason Dolder, Janet Frank, Shaun Greyling, Erik Henson, Jessica Imm, Rick Jones, Norbert Musial, Doug Pratt, Eric Singer, Josh Tallent, Paul Walley, Jamie Williams Design & Layout: Robert Mensies Advertising Art: Carrie Smith Petrogram is published quarterly for the Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association. Subscription rates are $25 per year for members and $40 per year for nonmembers. Postmaster: Send Address changes to FPMA, 209 Ofﬁce Plaza Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Advertising rates available upon request. Neither the Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association nor the editor of this publication necessarily endorses the statements made in advertising or contributed articles and are not liable in any way for anything that appears herein. Always contact your own personal advisers before taking action on articles appearing in this publication. ©2008 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. For information on advertising opportunities in Petrogram, please call Book Leader Drew Jasinski at 800-369-6220. Please support our advertisers; they made this publication possible. September 2008/FPC-Q0308/8010 Petrogram | Fall 2008 | 5
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Petrogram - Fall 2008
Petrogram - Fall 2008
Welcome, New Board Members
Getting the Message Out There
Spotlight on FPMA's 2008 Convention & Trade Show!
Out & About the Industry
Alcohol Beverages & Tobacco Regulation: Questions and Answers
Hedging 101: Part II
What Owners Should Know
The Price-Gouging Statute
Conference of Committees Registration Form
Index of Advertisers
Petrogram - Fall 2008
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