July 2020

MEMA Appoints Charlie Summers New President

Summers to Lead Brunswick-based MEMA and its MTEC

BRUNSWICK, ME – Maine Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) has appointed Charles “Charlie” Summers, Jr., as its next President. Charlie will lead MEMA and its MTEC Education Center in providing its 300+ heating oil, propane, biofuels, and motor fuels members with an enhanced level of service and support.

Mike McCormack, MEMA’s Board Chairman states, “We are excited to bring Charlie back home to Maine to join the MEMA team. It’s paramount that we effectively communicate to Maine consumers and Energy Policy influencers that our products and services have been and will continue to be integral to the overall Northern New England energy space – Charlie is the right guy to make that happen. His passion for education will also support our goal of growing the MTEC Education Center.”

Charlie brings an impressive level of professional leadership experience to MEMA. He’s a recognized civilian and military leader with significant experience in the political, military, veteran, and small business communities. Most recently, Charlie served as the Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

The Maine Energy Marketers Association, or MEMA for short, is a non-profit 501c(6) trade association representing more than 300 members, including 125 heating oil, propane, biofuels, and motor fuels providers as well as convenience store owners. Our members own and operate 70% of Maine’s 1,300 convenience stores, selling more than one billion gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel, and distribute more than 90% of all the propane sold in our state each year. MEMA also has more than 175 associate members who provide goods and services to Maine’s petroleum dealers and their customers. Find more information about MEMA here.