Secret Site Map
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Home News NPMA Announces Results of 2014-2015 Board Election

NPMA Announces Results of 2014-2015 Board Election

News Coverage

Billy Tesh, Pest Management Systems, Inc., Greensboro, N.C., will serve as the association's president.

| April 21, 2014

FAIRFAX, Va -The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the results of its annual board of director elections.
•    Billy Tesh (Pest Management Systems, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.) will serve as President.
•    H. Russell Ives (Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, Mich.) will serve as President-Elect. 
•    Chuck Tindol (Allgood Pest Solutions, Duluth, Ga.) will serve as Treasurer.
•    J. Bryan Cooksey III (McCall Service, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.) will serve as Secretary.
"I am pleased to be selected as the association president by my industry peers," stated Billy Tesh.  "I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue to promote the general interest and welfare of the pest management industry, as well as reinforce the value of pest management in protecting public health and property."
 
Each of the newly elected directors will begin their term of office on July 1, 2014 and will serve until June 30, 2016.  New members of the Board of Directors include:
•    Past President Representative: Raleigh Jenkins (ABC Home and Commercial Services, Houston, Texas)
•    At Large Director: Ben Walker (Gregory Pest Solutions, Greenville, S.C. )
•    At Large Director: Michael Botha (Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, Pearl City, Hawaii)
•    At Large Director: Cleveland Dixon (Holiday Termite & Pest Control, Springfield, Va.)
•    At Large Director: Chris McCloud (McCloud Services, South Elgin, Ill.)
•    At Large Director: Emily Thomas (Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta, Ga.)
•    Region 2 Director: Court Parker (Bug Busters, Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn.)
•    Region 3 Director: Richard Kesecker (Good Earth Pest Company, Corvallis, Ore.)
These individuals join the current NPMA Board members to round out the association's leadership:
•    At-Large Director: Rick Bell (Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta, Ga.)
•    At-Large Director: Dennis Jenkins (ABC Home and Commercial Services, Lewisville, Texas)
•    At-Large Director: Jennifer Leggett (Lindsey Pest Services, Jacksonville, Fla.)
•    At-Large Director: Sheri Spencer Bachman (Spencer Pest Services, Roswell, Ga.)
•    At-Large Director: Scott Steckel (Varment Guard Environmental Services, Inc., Columbus, Ohio)
•    Region #1 Director: Matt Nixon (American Pest, Fulton, Md.)
•    Region #4 Director: Lee Whitmore (Beneficial Exterminating, Inc., Hawthorne, Calif.)
•    Region #5 Director: Steve Graff (Abell Pest Control, Etobicoke, Ont., Canada)
"NPMA is delighted to welcome our newly elected Board and Executive Committee," says NPMA Chief Executive Officer Bob Rosenberg. "We are fortunate to have excellent leaders who will work together to encourage high levels of competence, knowledge and performance in the industry."
 

Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

Rentokil NA Names Morrow Vice President of Sales

William (Bill) Morrow has joined the company's management team as VP of sales.

WCBB Raising Funds to Help Injured Industry Professional

Trade group Wildlife Control Business Builders (WCBB) is raising funds to help ECO Wildlife Solutions' Susan Sims, who suffered serious injuries as a result of a ladder fall.

Study Examines Disease Potential of NYC's Rats

Columbia University researchers spent a year collecting 133 rats in Manhattan. They found that the specimens were carrying food-borne illnesses like salmonella, as well as fever-inducing illnesses.

Extreme Spider Infestation Forces Missouri Family to Relocate

A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.

x