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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 Canine Insect Detection Committee provides guidance to members of NPMA who own or are interested in using canines to detect insects. The Steering Committee of this division is solely composed of PMPs and is advised by trainers and university researchers.
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 Committee 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 Development Group works to upgrade the professionalism of the pest management industry by promoting access and increased involvement in NPMA; identifying, motivating and developing its emerging leaders; providing a networking opportunity; 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 and 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.
The Pest Management Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission and purpose is to advance the pest management industry through education, research, and training. The Foundation has been in existence for more than 30 years and has funded urban entomology research projects at universities nationwide.
PestVets actively promotes the recruitment of veterans to member companies and supports those recruitment efforts through various education and training opportunities.
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) is an investor-driven organization that works to grow the market by encouraging consumers to call a professional; counteract activist efforts on both national and local levels by being prepared to instantly respond on behalf of the industry; and increase awareness of the role professional pest control plays in preserving the public’s quality of life – in terms of health, property, safety and time management.
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.
QualityPro is an industry accreditation program designed to raise the bar of professionalism for pest management companies across the country. Governed by a board of directors comprised of QualityPro members, this program continually adapts to changing regulations while ensuring that program participants adhere to highest standards in the industry.
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.