Last week, during a successful PestWorld in Seattle, NPMA presented its annual industry award program. The following are the awards that were presented:
Todd Ferguson, Target Specialty Products, presented the NPMA Women of Excellence Award to Shay Runion, Chief Human Resources Officer, Arrow Exterminators.
John Myers of Rentokil Steritech presented the Young Entrepreneur Award to Luke Rambo, Rambo Total Pest Control.
The Global Ambassador Award was posthumously awarded to Jonathan Peck, Chairman, Killgerm Group Ltd,. Jonathan passed away in 2013 - the award was accepted on Jonathan's behalf by key employees at his firm, who gave a touching speech on Jonathan's international work in the industry.
The PestVet of the Year Award was given to Marty Overline, Aardvark Pest Management. This new award was presented earlier this year.
The 2015/2016 Committee of the Year Award was presented to the Fumigation Committee for their excellent work throughout the year. And, the 2015/2016 Committee Chairperson of the Year Award was given to Chuck Tindol and the entire succession planning committee.
Finally, the Pinnacle Award, celebrating a lifetime of contributions to the pest management industry, was awarded to Norman Cooper, an industry consultant. Norman is a past NPMA president and a leading industry advocate who created NPMA’s longtime slogan "Guardians of the Environment" during his presidency.
Thank you to all who attended and made PestWorld 2016 a conference to remember, we hope to see you next year in Baltimore!