Tar Heel Pest Management News
July  2017
Register today for the 2017 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference

The 2017 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference is just around the corner. Don't miss your chance to join us in Myrtle Beach!

In addition to the quality education sessions featuring the latest in technical research, we are excited for an array of social functions, including a Summer Conference Beach Bash and a BBQ by the pool!
For more information and to register, visit our  conference site

In This Issue
Nominate a Technician of the Year!
Submission Deadline: July 31, 2017
Winners of the 2016 Technician of the Year Awards

Don't miss your chance to nominate an outstanding pest or WDO technician. We are accepting applications for the 2017 Technician of the Year Awards through July 31.

The 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.

Awards will be presented to one winner in each of the pest control and WDO categories at the 2018 Pest Control Technician's School in January 2018. Recipients will receive a plaque, a $250 gift card and free registration to the PCT School.

Deadline is July 31, 2017

From PPMA: Chairman Tommy Fortson to Retire from PPMA Board of Directors
Bobby Jenkins will assume the Chairman role after PestWorld 2017

The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the consumer education and marketing arm of the National Pest Management Association, today announced that Tommy Fortson of Terminix Service, Inc. in Columbia, S.C. will retire from his position of Chairman on the PPMA Board of Directors at the conclusion of PestWorld 2017 being held in Baltimore, Md., October 24-28. Bobby Jenkins of ABC Home & Commercial Services in Austin, Texas, will assume the role of Chairman. Michael Rottler of Rottler Pest & Lawn Solutions in St. Louis, MO will assume the role of Secretary/Treasurer, currently held by Jenkins, in addition to his role as Vice Chairman. 

"It has been the honor of my life to work in such a wonderful industry and to help grow PPMA into the powerful organization it is today along with my fellow board members," said PPMA Chairman Tommy Fortson. "What a handful of industry leaders once dreamed of twenty years ago has come to fruition, and I know it will continue to grow as companies continue to work together to promote, protect and defend the professional pest management industry."

*Story reprinted from National Pest Management Association.
NCPMA Website: NCPMA History

NCPMA is nearly 70 years old and has a long-standing history of industry leadership. 

The NCPMA website is a great resource for association history.

There you can find:
Check out the About NCPMA page to learn more about our association's leaders.

NPMA Member Benefit
Discounted Collection Services from A.R.M. Solutions

Here's a member benefit provided by the National Pest Management Association. 

Are past due accounts bugging your business? Has the economy put you in the unfortunate position of "bill collector" instead of service provider? As a benefit of membership, NPMA Members have access to discounted collection services from A.R.M. Solutions.

For over a decade, A.R.M. Solutions has delivered cost effective and diplomatic programs to maximize recovery rates, retain valued customers, and lower the overall cost of collecting on past due accounts. Click  here for more information about this member benefit.

NCPMA in the News

Upcoming Events

Don't miss these upcoming events:

July 19-21, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ

July 27-29, 2017
Myrtle Beach, SC

Oct. 24-27, 2017
Baltimore, MD

Award Nominations

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Professional Women in Pest Management Professional Empowerment Grant
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017

NPMA Women of Excellence
Deadline: Aug. 29, 2017

NPMA Young Entrepreneur Award
Deadline: Aug. 29, 2017

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