2020-2021 Committees

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Burnett Scholarship

Garry Adams
Garry Adams
Northwest Exterminating (678)776-6385
Chairman

By-Laws

Brantley Russell
Brantley Russell
Arrow Exterminators-Evans (706)231-2125
Chairman

Conference, Athens

Mission: To provide our membership and fellow pest control operators the very best educational training conference by presenting important topics, utilizing professional speakers, and promoting fellowship. Goal: To choose the most important topics for training and to select some of the best available speakers so that the 2005 Athens Conference will insure the concept of continuing education in our industry.
Richard Isdell
Richard Isdell
A & R Exterminating Co., Inc. (706)798-1548
Co-Chairman
Adam Vannest
VP of Learning and Technical Services Northwest Exterminating (404)425-4208
Advisor
Brandon Sartain
Southeast Senior Technical Sales Representative Bell Laboratories (404)644-5150
Co-Chairman

Conference, Dalton

Mission: To provide the platform for educational opportunities, peer-to-peer networking, and interaction with vendors and allied members serving the pest control industry to all pest management professionals that desire to enhance their skills and provide them the knowledge to continuously deliver a better service to their customers.
Lee Tubbs
Lee Tubbs
Enviroguard (706)965-9078
Co-Chairman
Pasha Simpson
Arrow Exterminators (770)552-4943
Co-Chairman

Conference, South GA

Mission: To fulfill a commitment of service to all members of the Georgia Pest Control Association by providing exhibits, nationally recognized speakers, and current information in a convenient South Georgia location. The added bonus of a local conference offers the opportunity to develop friendships with fellow industry members.
Ben Rountree
Corteva Agriscience (843)505-5621
Co-Chairman
Chris Watring
Chris Watring
Region Sales Manager Orkin (912)220-6155
Co-Chairman

Conference, Summer

Mission: To provide GPCA members an opportunity to earn recertification credits while enjoying a beautiful vacation opportunity.
Brantley Russell
Brantley Russell
Arrow Exterminators-Evans (706)231-2125
Co-Chairman
Brian Cope
MGK (843)300-8229
Co-Chair

Education

Mission: Promote the opportunity for self-improvement by providing educational opportunities that increase individuals’ skill levels, enhancing self-image and improve customer service. Goal: Maintain and enhance the many training opportunities.
Alyson Gilleland
Alyson Gilleland
Arrow Exterminators (770)926-2779
Advisor
Walt Weinwurm
Bayer Environmental Sciences (770)289-1929
Co-Chairman
Wyatt West
Wyatt West
BCE Technical Education Manager Rentokil North America (678)446-9565
Co-Chairman

GA PestVets

Mission: The GPCA Pest Vets are committed to making Pest Management an industry of choice for veterans in Georgia. We want to be recognized as the best industry for veterans to work in and as an industry that supports and contributes to veterans. The Georgia Pest Vets Unit is a state unit of the NPMA Pest Vets Council
Xavier Cugnon
Xavier Cugnon
VP of HR Arrow Exterminators (678)373-8555
Co-Chairman
Rick Anglian
Bug Busters (770)517-0200
Co-Chairman

Golf

Goal: Committee’s goal is to raise funds for The Hands United Foundation and the GPCA Scholarship Funds. Further, the committee’s goal is to offer the opportunity for GPCA members and the community to network in a charitable and rewarding endeavor.
Dan Hill
ENSYSTEX, Inc.
Co-Chairman
Mickey Thomas
Mickey Thomas
SVP of Customer Care and Inside Sales Arrow Exterminators (770)552-4943
Co-Chairman

Government / Legislative

Mission: We are organized to forward the legislative objectives of GPCA and to defend our association in cooperation with GeorgiaLink against legislation which would be harmful to our industry. Goals: Be vigilant toward any legislation to insure the growth and integrity of our industry. Develop grassroots campaign. GPCA Legislative Day at the State Capitol and other events as warranted. Encourage participation in PAC program.
Rick Bell
Rick Bell
Arrow Exterminators-Alpharetta (770)552-4943
Co-Chairman
Jeff Dunn
Jeff Dunn
Northwest Exterminating (770)293-2700
Co-Chairman
Jeff "Bodine" Sinyard
Jeff "Bodine" Sinyard
Adams Exterminators, Inc. (229)435-6257
Co-Chairman
Chris Gorecki
Rollins (404)888-2616
Co-Chairman

Guardians Committee

Mission: To provide financial support to the association through Guardian membership funding. To ensure projects and goals that are identified by Guardian members and the Executive Board are achieved. To advance the GPCA and its membership within the pest control industry. To enhance training and learning opportunities for members of the association.
Rick Bell
Rick Bell
Arrow Exterminators-Alpharetta (770)552-4943
Co-Chairman
Rachel Williams
McGriff Insurance Services (678)566-8065
Co-Chairman

Industry Affairs

Mission: To provide support, guidance and recommendations to GPCA members, the Structural Pest Control Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture, relating to issues affecting the industry, in order to advance the professionalism in the pest control industry to better serve our customers.
Scott Eubanks
Scott Eubanks
Northwest Exterminating (770)293-2700
Co-Chairman
Bonnie Rabe
Rollins (404)888-2880
Co-Chairman

Leadership

Mission & Goal: To focus on team building, management styles, education and legislative issues.
Pasha Simpson
Arrow Exterminators (770)552-4943
Co-Chairman
Amye Roberson
Cingo Pest (800)726-0083
Co-Chairman

Public Relations

Mission: To help generate positive press and promote professionalism for the pest control industry in Georgia. To provide outreach opportunities to enhance the recognition and appreciation of our industry to consumers. Goals: This committee administers the Pest Management Professionals recognition program. This endeavor seeks to recognize outstanding employees who work in the pest management industry.
Azalea Moore
Cingo Pest (404)796-7947
Advisor
Tyler Russell
Arrow Exterminators (770)552-4943
Chairman

Wildlife Committee

Mission: Advancing safety and professionalism for Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators.
Ian Williams
BCE, CWCP, PCQI Technical Services Manager Rollins (678)770-5371
Co-Chairman
Kerry Martin
Peachtree Pest Control Co., Inc. (678)794-0107
Co-Chairman
Len Land
Coppermines Pest Control (706)864-9757
Advisor