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The National Pest Management Association will be releasing a newly revised version of the NPMA-33 Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Form in July 2019. The revised NPMA-33 form will be available for purchase as a hard copy through NPMA’s BugStore, or as a digital form - coming soon. The previous edition of this form will become obsolete after December 31, 2019.

Notable changes on the revised NPMA-33 form include, further clarification of recommendations for treatment, the elimination of extraneous inspection information, and additional flexibility in treatment recommendations. NPMA plans to launch an online training course in NPMA’s Online Learning Center that highlights these changes in August 2019.

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The following individuals will serve on the QualityPro Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term beginning July 1, 2019. The Board consists of 22 Directors, including two standing positions held by the NPMA CEO and the NPMA President.

Executive Committee
Chairman, Jen McCauley, McCauley Services
Treasurer & Vice Chairman, David Fisher, Rentokil Steritech
Secretary, Andrew Feldstein, Assured Environments

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The NPMA Recruitment & Retention Committee is developing a webinar titled “Recruiting on a small budget.” What does small budget mean to your company? Click here to answer.

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Member Benefit Highlight

For a limited time only use the special promo code PESTVETS to earn $100 OFF a 30-day online job posting package in the NPMA Career Center!

Designed to provide your pest management company with maximum exposure to veteran talent, when you post a job in the NPMA Career Center, your job is also cross posted to various recruitment websites including, giving you exposure to over 1.4 MILLION high-quality veteran job seekers.

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NPMA Education and Events

Rates increase June 27

Join us July 16-18 at Academy 2019 to hear keynote speaker Jay Baer and learn how to ‘turn your customer into volunteer marketers’. Word of mouth is responsible for as much as 50% of all purchases, yet almost nobody has an actual plan to generate it. In this fast-paced, dynamic, modern presentation, Jay presents you with a simple, yet critical choice: do you want to be the same or do you want to be different?

Haven't had a chance to attend Academy in the past? Check out the highlights from last year to see what you've been missing out on! Click here to view the full Academy 2019 schedule and to register online. 

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Members Make Headlines

Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the merger and acquisition of Econo Termite & Pest Control, Inc. in Englewood, Florida.

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Massey Services is proud to announce the company has been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as one of Central Florida’s “Best Places to Work.”

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The Aust Group is excited to announce their partnership with the Seattle-based, non-profit organization Children of the Nations® (COTN®).

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Weekly Headlines

Courier Journal

Louisville had one of its wettest years in 2018 and 2019 has done its part to stay as wet as possible so far. More rain means more snakes, said John MacGregor, the state herpetologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

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News 18

The study says that more than half of the insects carry bacteria strains that are known as 'superbugs' that are resistant to antibiotics.

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News Channel 9

A Cleveland mother is warning other parents after her son was diagnosed with a red meat allergy - all because of a tick bite.

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In the past month D.C. residents have called the city's 311 line about rats nearly 700 times. The neighborhood with the most calls? Northwest's Columbia Heights.

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Mosquito-borne diseases can be fatal, and some experts say a warming climate could make things worse.

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For your Business

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Consider what hidden potential could be tapped in your employees if you fostered work relationships with them and amongst them.

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Fast Company

Positive psychology researcher Michelle Gielan has studied optimism and success for more than a decade, and she has found that those with an optimistic outlook are better equipped to deal with stress.

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Harvard Business Review

Here are four steps you can try the next time harsh feedback catches you off-guard.

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Thought Leaders

Setting your intentions and defining the negotiating relationship is a key part of the negotiation process.

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Building your personal brand can help you become more visible at work. If you’re feeling stalled in your career, your brand may need a little more pizzazz.

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