Tar Heel Pest Management News
April  2020

COVID-19 Update

We hope that our members are staying safe and healthy during this difficult time. 

NCPMA continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and is providing regular updates to our members via email, social media and a dedicated page on our association website. Be sure to check each of these places regularly for the latest information about our industry.

We are pleased to announce a new video series featuring our board members. This series will address specific questions and problems about the COVID-19 crisis and how it is impacting our industry. Each of these videos will be available on our YouTube page and social media.

Check out the first video about customer cancellations and rescheduling featuring NCPMA's Vice President, John Adkins.

NCPMA COVID 19--Addressing Customer Scheduling and Cancellations
NCPMA COVID 19--Addressing Customer Scheduling and Cancellations

Contacting NCPMA Headquarters

NCPMA's staff is currently working remotely and is available via email and phone to discuss any questions, comments, concerns, or requests you may have (using the same number/email). 
To keep you informed, NPMA will continue to update its  information page on coronavirus. If you have any questions or are concerned about availability, please feel free to reach out and discuss your concerns with our association staff:
Ashley Amidon, Executive Director, 703.999.8463
Amy Cannon, Association Management Services, 703.261.3216
Ashlee Wilcox, Program Manager, 703.626.3321

In This Issue
Endowment Update

We have launched the NCPMA Extension Program Endowment in Honor of Mike Waldvogel to  support the ongoing work of NCSU, focusing on supporting positions that directly contribute to the education of our industry.

Contributions are being accepted by visiting
this site  or   downloading the contribution form.

Celebrating Pest Management Month 
April is National Pest Management Month, and we want to say a huge thank you to all of the pest management professionals who work across our state every day!

Governor's Proclamation
In honor of this month, Gov. Roy Cooper has declared April to be National Pest Management Month in North Carolina. To see the official proclamation, visit our website

Now Accepting NCPMA Scholarships Applications 
Deadline: July 1, 2020
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 NCPMA Education Foundation Past President's Scholarship.

These scholarships are designed for students enrolling or currently enrolled in post-high-school programs at technical schools, colleges or universities. 

Winners of these scholarships must be:
  • Owners or employees of NCPMA member companies, OR
  • Family members (spouses, children or grandchildren) of NCPMA member companies that have been in good standing with the organization for the past two years. 

An applicant's parents or grandparents must fulfill a two-year minimum requirement of working in the pest management industry. If this obligation is not fulfilled, the money is subject to full repayment.


To apply, visit our website.

NCPMA Award Nominations Now Open
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2020

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Administrative Professional of the Year Award and the 2020 Technician of the Year Awards. 

Administrative Professional of the YearThis prestigious award honors an administrative professional that best demonstrates outstanding service, superior performance, exceptional efficiency, integrity and dedication to his/her fellow employees and their companies. 

Technician of the YearThe NCPMA Technician of the Year Award is designed to recognize an individual who exemplifies those qualities that best define an outstanding service technician in the pest management industry of North Carolina. Two awards are presented each year to a W-Phase and P-Phase technician.

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