VP of Rid-A-Bug Elected to NPAA Board

FAIRFAX, VA – May 2, 2023: The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the results of the election for their 2023-2024 Board of Directors. This election voted in Rid-A-Bug Exterminating’s Vice President, Marty Roberts, as an At-Large Director.

Each of the newly elected directors will begin their term of office on July 1, 2023.

"NPMA is thrilled to welcome our newly elected Board and Executive Committee," says NPMA Chief Executive Officer Dominique Stumpf, CAE. "We are fortunate to have such an engaged group of individuals who will lead the association together to encourage high levels of competence, knowledge and professionalism across the industry."

After being elected, Marty discussed the opportunity this presents. “It is both humbling and a great honor to be able to represent Rid-A-Bug Exterminating Company and the NC Pest Management Association on the NPMA Board of Directors. Thank you all for your continued support. I’m blessed to be a part of an amazing team, and I can’t wait to see what the future brings.”

Elected officials include:

  • President: Marillian Missiti (Buono Pest Control Co., Inc.)
  • President-elect: Faye Golden (Cook's Pest Control, Inc.)
  • Treasurer: Emily Thomas Kendrick (Arrow Exterminators)
  • Secretary: Mike Bullert (Big Time Pest Control)
  • Immediate Past President: Justin McCauley (McCauley Services)
  • Past President Representative: Chris Gorecki (Rollins, Inc)
  • Region #2 Director: Daniele Collinson (B.O.G. Pest Control)
  • Region #4 Director: Adam Brashier (Modern Pest Control)
  • At-Large Director: Megan Jacobson (Steve’s Pest Control)
  • At-Large Director: Ben Johnson (ABC Home & Commercial Services)
  • At-Large Director: Joel Nolasco (NuBorn Pest Control)
  • At-Large Director: Marty Roberts (Rid-A-Bug Exterminating, Inc.)
  • At-Large Director: Julie Tesh-Clark (Pest Management Systems, Inc.)

The current Board has appointed the following members to serve on the Board of Directors as well: 

  • Associate Director: David Fisher (Rentokil North America)
  • Associate Director: King Jones (CT Pest Solutions, LLC)
  • Associate Director: Julie Marquardt (Ecolab, Inc.)

The above officials will join several who will be staying on the Board, including: 

  • Region #1 Director: David Flynn (Burgess Pest Management)
  • Region #3 Director: Dan Rottler (Rottler Pest & Lawn Solutions)
  • Region #5 Director: Sean Rollo (Orkin Canada)
  • At Large Director: Joe Campbell (ABC Home & Commercial Services of DFW)
  • At Large Director: Dauphin Ewart (The Bug Master)
  • At Large Director: Audrey Hall (Eco Serve Pest Services)
  • At Large Director: Jeffrey King (The Pest Rangers)
  • At Large Director: Erin Richardson (All-American Pest Control, Inc.)
  • Allied Director: Steven Gullickson (MGK)
  • Allied Director: Andrea Hancock (Mattress Safe, Inc.)
  • UPFDA Representative: Patrick Lynch (Bell Labs, Inc.)

About the National Pest Management Association (NPMA)

Currently boasting more than 4,000 members, the NPMA was established in 1933. This non-profit organization is dedicated to supporting the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food, and property from the diseases and dangers of pests.

NPMA exists to impact the businesses and livelihoods of those in the pest management community. This is accomplished through public policy initiatives, industry leadership, education, and market development resources.

About Rid-A-Bug Exterminating

Rid-A-Bug Exterminating, Inc. has been family-owned and operated since its establishment in 1972. Linnie L. Roberts and his wife Jerry Ann built this business with a dedication to providing affordable and professional pest management services to the region. Their son Marty Roberts and their daughter Michele Cass proudly manage the company that their parents founded.

Today, the commitment that started Rid-A-Bug so many years ago still rings true across our service areas in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, with a staff of more than 45 pest management professionals.

Rid-A-Bug Exterminating offers fast, dependable, and effective pest management. Based in Wilkes County, NC, we’ve served the region since 1972 and have earned certifications from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, the National Pest Management Association, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission and the North Carolina Pest Management Association.

Proud to serve such a large area of communities as a family owned and operated business, we take this personally, and always aim to provide high quality, custom pest management. We hope to have an even bigger impact within the industry through our involvement in the NPMA.

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