NASM appoints former chairman’s daughter as the 2016 chairperson.
Valerie Kelley Amsden of Shakopee, Minn.- based Kelley Fuels, has been appointed as the 2016 chairperson for The National Association of Shell Marketers (NASM).
Amsden carries on a long family tradition of service to NASM and other industry associations, following in the footsteps of her father, former NASM Chairman Vern Kelley.
Amsden has worked full time in the family business, Kelley Fuels, since 2006. Starting as office manager, she is currently chief financial officer and manages the Shell brand for all Kelley Fuels dealer locations. Amsden has served on the NASM board since 2012, and previously served on the Hamline University CLA Alumni Association board. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Management & Economics, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Hamline University School of Business.
Amsden and her husband, Doug, live in Burnsville, Minn., and have three children. Their son, Carson, is six, and daughters Piper and Henley are three and one.
Other members of NASM’s 2016 Board include:
Ex-Officio Past Chairman: Joe Balestreri, Southern Counties Oil Co., Rancho Cordova, Calif.
Vice Chairperson: Stacey Fineburg, Consumers Petroleum Corp., Trenton, N.J.
Treasurer: David Ryan, L.E. Belcher, Inc., Springfield, Mass.
Corporate Secretary: Sam Anabi, Anabi Oil Corporation, Upland, Calif.
Tony El-Nemr, Nouria Energy Corporation, Worcester, Mass.
Greg Engelbart, Buckeye Energy Services LLC, Emmaus, Pa.
Mickey Jamal, CPD Energy Corp., New Paltz, N.Y.
Monty Behrane, DAG Petroleum Suppliers, LLC, Springfield, Va.
John Cook, Geo H. Green Oil Co., Inc., Fairburn, Ga.
Keith Howard, Valor Oil, Owensboro, Ky.
NORTH CENTRAL REGION:
Randy Dooley, Dooley’s Petroleum, Inc., Murdock, Minn.
Jeff Harms, Harms Oil Co., Brookings, S.D.
Paul Schmuckal, Schmuckal Oil Company, Traverse City, Mich.
SOUTH CENTRAL REGION:
Tod Garrett, Fred Garrison Oil Company, Plainview, Texas
Sultan Poonawala, Empire Petroleum Partners, LLC, Dallas, Texas
Lila Leathers-Fitz, Leathers Enterprises, Inc., Gresham, Ore.
Shell Sheldon, Sheldon Oil Company, Tillamook, Ore.
Sunny Goyal, Nakash Enterprises, LLC/AU Energy LLC, Fremont, Calif.
David Tooley, Tooley Oil Company, Sacramento, Calif.