2022-2023 Committees

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Burnett Scholarship

  • Glen Ramsey
    Glen Ramsey
    BCE, PCQI Technical Director Rollins (770)220-6090
    Chairman of the Board

By-Laws

  • Ashley Marratt
    Ashley Marratt
    Red Coat Services (404)665-3985
    Chair

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.
  • Ryan Streeter
    Ryan Streeter
    Rentokil North America (706)676-0708
    Co-chair
  • Mark Pattison
    Mark Pattison
    (800)242-5562
    Co-chair
  • Alyson Gilleland
    Alyson Gilleland
    Arrow Exterminators-Atlanta (770)926-2779
    Advisor

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.

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.
  • Bradford Glass
    Glass Termite & Pest (770)229-2211
    Co-Chair
  • Joey Hedgmon
    Liphatech (404)725-6094
    Allied Co-chair

Conference, Summer

Mission: To provide GPCA members an opportunity to earn recertification credits while enjoying a beautiful vacation opportunity.
  • Greg Holley
    Greg Holley
    Zone Pest Solutions (678)618-1339
    Co-chair
  • Scot Galphin
    Target Specialty Products (770)409-8711
    Allied 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.
  • Wyatt West
    Wyatt West
    BCE Technical Education Manager Arrow Exterminators (678)446-9565
    Chair

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-Atlanta (678)373-8555
    Co-Chairman
  • Rick Anglian
    Rick Anglian
    Business Development Manager 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.
  • John Dougherty
    Atlantic Paste & Glue/Catchmaster (347)263-3700
    Co-chair
  • Brook Collins
    Bizzy Bee Exterminators, Inc. (770)787-3718
    Co-chair

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. GPCA has worked with the Public Affairs firm, GeorgiaLink, for more than 25 years.

  • Rick Bell
    Rick Bell
    Arrow Exterminators-Atlanta (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
    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-Atlanta (770)552-4943
    Co-Chair
  • Walt Weinwurm
    Envu (770)289-1929
    Co-Chair

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.
  • Ashley Marratt
    Ashley Marratt
    Red Coat Services (404)665-3985
    Co-chair
  • Adam Vannest
    Adam Vannest
    Northwest Exterminating (404)425-4208
    Co-chair

Leadership 2023

Mission & Goal: To focus on team building, management styles, education and legislative issues.
  • Veronica Showalter
    Veronica Showalter
    Director of Licensing Arrow Exterminators 770-924-4288
    Co-Chairman
  • James Goodell
    Dave's Pest Control, LLC (240)426-1178
    Co-Chairman
  • Ben Hottel
    Ben Hottel
    PhD, BCE, PCQI Technical Services Manager Rollins (404)229-9289
  • Jonathan Bishop
    Jonathan Bishop
    Rollins (478)927-3231
  • Jason Pelham
    Jason Pelham
    V.P. of Marketing Arrow Exterminators-Marietta (770)552-4943
  • Ryan Gates
    Ryan Gates
    Knox Pest Control
  • Kevin Albertson
    Kevin Albertson
    Cingo Pest - Dublin (678)492-3610
  • Jonathan Simmons
    Jonathan Simmons
    Branch Manager Peachtree Pest Control - Woodstock (770)490-5330
  • Brooke Freeman
    Brooke Freeman
    Arrow Exterminators-Alpharetta (770)876-5587
  • LeAnna Merritt
    Georgia Department of Agriculture (404)558-2543
  • Kristen Stevens
    Kristen Stevens
    Senior Manager of Training and Development (256)479-8668
  • Kimberly Holden
    Kimberly Holden
    Nextgen Pest Solutions 770-403-6159
  • Kelly McLendon
    Kelly McLendon
    CAE Executive Director (770)417-1881

Wildlife Committee

Mission: Advancing safety and professionalism for Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators.
  • Kerry Martin
    Kerry Martin
    Peachtree Pest Control - Woodstock (678)794-0107
    Co-Chairman
  • Phillip Prince
    Arrow Exterminators
    Co-Chairman
  • Ian Williams
    BCE, CWCP, PCQI Technical Services Manager Rollins (678)770-5371
    Advisor

NPMA SPARS for Georgia

  • Greg Holley
    Greg Holley
    Zone Pest Solutions (678)618-1339
    NPMA SPAR
  • Bonnie Rabe
    Rollins (404)888-2880
    NPMA SPAR