Press Releases

NPMA Releases 2017 Annual Report

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its flagship report, The Future is Bright: 2017 Annual Report, this week. The report chronicles the successes of the industry within the past year, promising a very bright outlook for the future. “Our members are the face of our industry,” said NPMA CEO Dominique Stumpf. “Our industry is thriving, and what they do ...

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Congressional Recess. Your Time to Make a Difference!

Over the 4th of July recess your elected officials will be returning to their state and districts and will be heavily engaged in constituent outreach at 4th of July parades, picnics and events. If you are attending one of these, take this as an opportunity to talk to your elected official and tell them what you do to protect public ...

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Administration Publishes Rule to Increase the Availability of Association Health Plans

On Tuesday, June 19 the U.S. Department of Labor published a new rule titled  Definition of “Employer” under Section 3(5) of ERISA–Association Health Plans.  The rule is expected to ease regulations that have in the past restricted small businesses from banding together to purchase insurance across state lines in “Association Health Plans.”  The rule modifies the definition of “employer” under ...

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QualityPro Awarded Healthy Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grant From the National Center For Healthy Housing

$7,500 grant to help fund new suite of public health service certifications QualityPro, the only recognized and accepted credentialing authority of the professional pest management industry, today announced that its been named the recipient of a $7,500 Health Homes Workforce Development Mini-Grant through a contract between the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH). The grant ...

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Successful Third Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety

Over 300 attendees and 34 Represented Countries Met to Further Education and Technology Advancing Pest Management Practices The Third Global Summit of Pest Management Services in Cascais, Portugal has come to a successful conclusion with worldwide participation on important issues related to food safety and public health. According to Dominique Stumpf, CEO of NPMA and a presenter of the event, ...

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PPMA Survey Highlights Bed Bug Prevalence Nationwide

Results show 97 percent of U.S. pest professionals treated for bed bugs in past year; customers frequently call for concern of another pest only to find it’s really bed bugs The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), today released the findings of its 2018 Bugs Without Borders ...

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Choosing Between an HRA and HSA: Reducing the Cost of Employee Benefits

The cost of employee health benefits is rising at an exponential rate.  As an employer, you may be searching for ways to control costs while at the same time being able to offer your employees a benefit. Tax-advantaged benefit accounts represent a compelling way to help offset the increase in your employees’ out of pocket health care responsibilities. Health Reimbursement ...

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Professional Pest Management Alliance Reveals Results of Groundbreaking Tiny Termite House Project

Project to educate consumers about the destructive nature of termites and the importance of working with a professional The Tiny Termite House, a first-of-its-kind, groundbreaking study and video production by the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has revealed the destructive nature of termites like never before. ...

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Don’t Discount Pests When It Comes to Spring Allergies

National Pest Management Association shares tips to reduce pest allergens in the home When May rolls in, so does pollen and allergy symptoms, from itchy eyes to runny noses, and more. As this time fittingly marks Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is working to educate the public on lesser known culprits triggering allergic reactions ...

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NPMA Presents the 2018-2019 Board of Directors

NPMA is pleased to announce the results of its annual board of directors election. PRESIDENT: Dennis Jenkins, ABC Home & Commercial Services, Lewisville, TX PRESIDENT ELECT: Chris Gorecki, Rollins, Inc., Atlanta, GA TREASURER: Scott Steckel, Plunkett’s Pest Control, Columbus, OH SECRETARY: Justin McCauley, McCauley Services, Benton, AR IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT: J. Bryan Cooksey, III, McCall Service Inc., Jacksonville, FL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Dominique Stumpf, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA “We have a fantastic Board in place ...

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