FAIRFAX, Va. — NPMA recently announced a call for nominations for NPMA's Women of Excellence Award, presented by Orkin. This is the third year the NPMA will recognize women who advance the pest management industry every day, in every way. Nominations may be submitted online by clicking here by no later than May 31, 2011. Self-nominations will be accepted.
The international honor is open to women throughout the pest management industry. Deserving candidates who demonstrate outstanding leadership and make notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession and to other women are encouraged to apply.
An eligible nominee meets the following criteria:
• Works in the pest control industry (pest control operator, manufacturer, researcher
• Demonstrates leadership in her professional career
• Makes notable contributions to the good of her profession
• Helps other women succeed in the industry
The winner of NPMA's Women of Excellence Award will be chosen by an independent judges' panel comprised of professionals with diverse backgrounds. The judges are Karie Keown, 2010 Women of Excellence Award recipient; Rob Lederer, NPMA; Laura Simpson, Dugas Pest Control; Jodi Dorsch, PCT Magazine; and Barbara Thorne, Department of Entomology of the University of Maryland.
The award recipient will be notified in July and formally announced at a special award presentation during the 2011 PestWorld Convention, October 19-22 in New Orleans.
For more information about the NPMA Women of Excellence Award, click here or contact Dominique Stumpf at email@example.com or (703) 352-6762.