LOMCSA is very proud of the education opportunities that it offers to LOMCSA Members. In addition to the seminars given on as needed bases, LOMCSA hosts the following regularly scheduled methods of education:
A Fall Event for LOMCSA’s Next Generation Committee
This event is only for members who are ages 21-45 only. The Next Generation Committee evaluates issues that are experienced by those who will be succeeding family members in operating/running small family business, and those who are interested in learning about the industry as a whole. These events also provide great opportunities for networking.
The scholarship award program is an opportunity for two deserving high school seniors, children of LOMCSA Regular Members and children of employees of Regular Members, to receive financial support for four academic years of college. Valued at $1,000 per academic year.
Underground Storage Tank (UST) Operator Training Program
In conjunction with LOMCSA’s LLC, Louisiana Compliance Services, and the Department of Environmental Quality(DEQ), LOMCSA hosts yearly UST training seminars to Class A and Class B Operators. Class A or B Operators must ensure that the UST facility’s Class C Operators complete training in emergency procedures and their names are submitted to our office to receive their certificate.
- Class A UST Operator – The tank owner, or a person designated by the tank owner to represent the owner’s interest, who has the primary responsibility of maintaining compliance with all UST regulations.
- Class B UST Operator – Person(s) designated by the tank owner to implement all applicable requirements of the UST regulations in the field and to implement the day-to-day aspects of the operation and maintenance of a UST system at the facility. Class B UST operators can be employees of the UST owner or can be third party operators hired by the UST owner.
- Class C UST Operator – Person(s) designated by the tank owner that has the daily, on-site responsibility for addressing emergencies presented by a spill or release from a UST system (e.g., clerks, attendants).