“Always There”   

In Recognition of Outstanding Voluntary Service

This award is presented annually to a current NPMA member and volunteer who has contributed countless hours of dedicated time and effort to improve the association and support its goals and objectives.

Mr. Lew Thompson was a beloved member of the National Petroleum Management Association (NPMA) and the POL community and served our country for over 20 years in the United States Air Force.  

Mr. Thompson passed away on October 4. 2010 and is dearly missed.  In honor of his outstanding service, NPMA established an award in his name for those who go above and beyond with assistance and support to the NPMA and Fuelhandler.  This award was established in 2011.

Award Recipients

Lionel WilliamsJames Smith
Bruce WilburKay Wolf
Jack HolmburgWalt Timmons
Kara WestBill Rozier
A gold colored silhouette of a pipeline worker and tarmac including an oil derrick, fuel station and airplane