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Get involved in your association! NPMA has many committees and interest groups focused on both technical and business management areas and we welcome all members to participate. In an effort to foster fresh ideas and allow all NPMA members to share their expertise, we are calling on you to submit your committee interest or pass this survey along to an industry colleague to serve on an NPMA committee or interest group. Your involvement and leadership will help us chart a successful future for the association and the industry. Click here to submit your interest in joining a committee or interest group in the 2021-2022 year. Submission deadline: March 15.
Click on each committee's name below to see the committee's mission, members and contact point.
The Business Development Committee's mission is to advance the growth and success of NPMA member businesses by serving as a resource for best practices, providing business-related tools and reference information, and providing peer and industry benchmarks for measuring performance.
The Bylaws Committee shall review NPMA’s governing documents annually and make appropriate recommendations to the Board and membership, as necessary. In addition, the Committee may be called upon to help in the interpretation of the Bylaws.
The Commercial Division addresses projects and policies related to any commercial building service including businesses, manufacturing, food protection, retail, schools, institutions, and multi-family housing.
The NPMA Diversity Council educates members about the benefits of diversity within the industry; provides tools for members to increase diversity within their organizations; promotes NPMA membership to minority owned PCO's and improve member benefits to them; and collaborates with other NPMA Committees with special issues and education.
The Finance and Audit Committee reviews and recommends financial policies to the Board including ensuring adequate internal controls and maintaining financial records in accordance with standard accounting practices.
The Fumigation Committee addresses policies and procedures related to fumigation. This heavily regulated area has had many changes over the past few years and this division works to promote the importance of fumigation and provides information to fumigators.
The Leadership Networking Community works to upgrade the professionalism of the pest management industry by promoting access and increased involvement in NPMA; identifying, motivating and developing an engaged membership; providing networking opportunities; teaching skills that are applicable to your business, personal development, the community and NPMA; and facilitating the information exchange between generations of managers and owners.
The Marketing to Membership committee is charged with promoting NPMA’s benefits and programs to the pest management industry by developing messaging strategies and ensuring the relevance and resonance of those strategies through constant evaluation.
The Nominating Committee is responsible for nominating qualified individuals to serve as Directors of the Board and a Secretary to serve as an officer of the Association.
PestVets actively promotes the recruitment of veterans to member companies and supports those recruitment efforts through various education and training opportunities.
PWIPM works to attract, develop and support women in the pest management industry through educational programs, resources and peer networking.
The Public Policy committee is responsible for guiding the association’s public policy agenda. They prioritize the issues NPMA pursues; assist in formulating persuasive public policy-related arguments and positions; and actively encourage NPMA members to participate in advocacy-related actions.
The mission of the Recruitment and Retention Committee is to help ensure continual industry growth and assist all NPMA members in attracting, developing and retaining top talent by sharing practices and resources to achieve success.
The Super Committee is comprised of all NPMA Committee Chairpersons and serves as an organizational “think tank” in the development of new or improved programs and services, as well as provides coordination among committees.
The Technical Committee addresses industry issues that are entomological or technical in nature, develops and proposes new technical resources and provides insight into pest management operations as resources and programs are developed.
The Technology Committee plays an active role in the development of educational content technological programming, to include conferences, workshops, webinars, articles, etc., and serves as an organizational “think tank” for future technology advancements and the impact on the pest management industry.
The Wildlife Committee addresses the specialty of wildlife management, which includes any animal not covered by the traditional pest control license.
The Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO) Committee develops strategies and sets priorities for any NPMA issues related to wood destroying organisms.