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National Pest Management Association Appoints Rosenberg as Acting Executive Vice President

Rosenberg, 23-year NPMA veteran, to guide industry through transition period

Fairfax, Va. (October 16, 2012) — Today, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announces the appointment of Bob Rosenberg, current Senior Vice President of the NPMA, to the position of Acting Executive Vice President, effective immediately.

NPMA President Laura Simpson, highlighting Rosenberg's impressive career and several decades of experience with the association, stated, "We want to ensure steady waters for the industry. There is no better or more qualified candidate to take the reigns and work cohesively with NPMA staff and industry members alike."

In his new role, Rosenberg will be responsible for continuing the strong, personal relationships of the association with members, state associations and affiliated organizations. Rosenberg noted, "I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve the pest management industry in new and broadened ways. I'm confident that the association's work will continue as strong today as ever before under the guidance of our board and in the capable hands of the existing staff team."

Rosenberg's career with the National Pest Management Association has focused on advocating for the professional pest management industry's interests with federal, state and local government. An oft-quoted expert on all pest management related issues, Rosenberg has served on numerous boards and was appointed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sit on various federal advisory committees, including the Pesticide Program Dialog Committee.

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NPMA, a non-profit with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property, reflected in the continuing education of industry professionals and the dissemination of information to homeowners and businesses.