Stephen T. Kaminski has been selected as the new president and chief executive officer of the National Propane Gas Association. He will officially begin his service to the industry on October 28.
Kaminski currently serves as chief executive officer of the American Association of Poison Control Centers, which is a trade association representing the country’s 55 regional poison control centers. Previously, he served as general counsel and senior vice president of the American Humane Association as well as serving as vice president of Discovery Communications. He was an associate with the law firm of Covington & Burling, LLP, and he also was a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.
Throughout his career, Kaminski has had significant experience in successful advocacy before Congress, federal agencies, and working to scale up state initiatives; implementing national public affairs campaigns; overseeing standards and certification programs; designing, building, and launching new programs and tools for members and new revenue-generating programs for associations; building deep ties with partners and relevant stakeholders; and overseeing internal operations and governance.
Kaminski is originally from rural Michigan. He has a degree in chemical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.