SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento, Calif.-based Pesticide Applicators Professional Association (PAPA) has nominated James Rodriguez of J.T. Eaton to president of the educational organization for a two-year term beginning January 2019.
Rodriguez has been on the board of directors for more than 5 years and has experience with several of the organization’s committees, including the Regulatory committee and the Membership committee, contributing valuable information about the ever-changing industry in California.
“James has always valued education for the pest control professional and teaches regularly on stewardship and safe and effective use of rodenticides and pesticides. His new role in PAPA will be of tremendous benefit to PAPA’s membership,” says Dale Baker, Vice President of J.T. Eaton. “James always looks for ways to put his 33 years of experience in the Industry to work, and this will be a welcome challenge for him.”
PAPA is a non-profit 501c(3), and was established in 1985 to further the well-being of applicators in California, as well as assist in upgrading their performance and qualifications. PAPA strives to educate its members by providing over 50 seminars annually to its 5800+ members and 9500+ attendees.