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David Cooksey PestVet of the Year Award



The David Cooksey PestVet of the Year Award was created to honor a veteran who has helped strengthen the role of pest management. They are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the industry and to the communities they serve. AWARD WINNER WILL RECIEVE FREE TRAVEL, HOTEL, AND REGISTRATION EXPENSES TO 2022 NPMA LEGISLATIVE DAY!!


The evaluation process will recognize the following:

  • The nominee’s leadership/involvement in community volunteer activities
  • The nominee’s contributions to the pest control industry
  • The nominee’s contributions to his/her company
  • The nominee’s contributions to other veterans

 Minimum qualifications include:

  • Must be an honorably discharged (DD214) Veteran of the US Military
  • Must be employed by an NPMA member company 


Nominations are due by February 1, 2022. The recipient will be awarded at Legislative Day.

If you have any questions regarding a nomination, please contact Jake Plevelich at or by phone at (703) 352-6762.