IPGA has an active committee structure, providing a greater opportunity for you to enhance the value of your membership while building a stronger association. IPGA hosts committee meetings throughout the year to provide a forum for members to hear important presentations necessary to their businesses while providing members an opportunity to bring issues to the attention of the association.


Plans and carries out industry employee training schools, management workshops and other programs to improve industry operating practices and safety education. Works with fire and emergency response personnel to plan and carry out programs directed toward safe practice and fire prevention in the industry. Prepares and issues information on safe practices through Association publications.


Assesses the industry’s needs for┬áconsumer safety promotion and development. Devises┬áconsumer education programs to meet those needs. Evaluates the results of such programs.


Make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the services appropriate to satisfy the needs of the members. Promotes those services available to the membership. Reviews the classification and fitness of applicants for Association membership and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors as appropriate. Formulates and carries out membership promotion and retention programs.