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PERC Senior Staff

Tucker Perkins

President and CEO

Tucker is the president and chief executive officer of the Propane Education & Research Council. He has worked in the propane industry for 26 years, having served as the director of business development for Inergy, chief executive officer of Premier Propane, and the chief operating officer of Columbia Propane, a unit of the Columbia Energy Group. Tucker is also the former chairman of a PERC advisory committee on engine fuel matters and is active with the National Propane Gas Association and the Virginia Propane Gas Association.

Stay current with Tucker’s “Quarterly CEO Report.

Contact me for:

  • PERC's Strategic Plan
  • Council Initiatives
  • Business Development
  • Residential and Commercial Sector
  • Market Outreach Training
  • Autogas Opportunities

Bridget Kidd

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Bridget is responsible for leading and executing all propane industry-facing initiatives. She works with industry groups to support the development and implementation of PERC resources and services, and directly engages with industry stakeholders in outreach projects to facilitate integration of PERC’s commercialization, market development, industry training, and safety and training activities.

Contact me for:

  • Industry Engagement
  • Industry Initiatives and Programs
  • Marketer Training
  • Industry Meetings

Cinch Munson

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Cinch is responsible for leading the industry’s business development strategy, including business partnerships, product development and commercialization, and pursuing market opportunities that support strategic and business objectives.

Contact me for:

  • Business Partnerships
  • New Market Opportunities
  • Product Development and Commercialization

Michael Eason

Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance

Michael provides support to the Council’s annual budgeting and long-range financial planning of the organization and heads up the accounting operations. He establishes guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, prepares the annual budget for publication, and oversees the audit process.

Contact me for:

  • Budget
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Assessment

Erin Hatcher

Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing

Erin oversees the Council’s integrated communications and marketing strategy, which includes the Propane Can Do That campaign, industry communications, public relations, and thought leadership.

Contact me for:

  • Communications and Marketing Strategy
  • Propane Can Do That Campaign
  • Industry Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Thought Leadership


Eric Kuster

Vice President, Safety, Education, and Compliance

Eric leads the team that advises senior management and the Council on all matters related to safety, education, and code compliance. He helps guide the creation of innovative safety programs and directs the safety team’s ongoing work to transform workforce safety training materials to meet the evolving trends and demands of the industry.

Contact me for:

  • Propane safety
  • Education and training programs
  • Compliance
  • Safety and Technical Training Working Group

Anna W. Lombardo

Director, Meetings and Events

Anna is responsible for planning, executing, and supervising all logistics required to produce successful meetings and conferences for PERC. She is proficient at sourcing, budgeting, vendor management, as well as on-site management. Anna is also responsible for maintaining and updating the Councilor-specific website, establishing internal deadlines for Council meeting materials, organizing internal planning meetings, and communicating details of upcoming meetings to staff, industry members, and partners.

Contact me for:

  • Council Meetings
  • Advisory Committee Meetings
  • Councilors' Website