WRIGHTSVILLE — Marty L. Roberts, vice president and general manager of Rid-A-Bug Exterminating Co. Inc., has been appointed to the North Carolina Pest Management Association for the second year in a row, as president appointee for Dana McDuffie, 2016-2017 NCPMA president. Roberts also served on the board the last year as presidential appointee for Lee Smith of Rid-A-Pest, Inc. in Morehead City 2015-2016. The 2016 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference was held at the Holiday Inn Wrightsville Beach Resort and was presented by the National Pest Management Association.
Hundreds of pest management professionals from across the Southeast convened in Wrightsville Beach recently for the 2016 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference. Throughout the three-day event, professionals from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia attended classes concerning the latest research in pest management including sessions about the Zika Virus and invasive ant species.
In addition, the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) will welcome its new slate of executive officers for the 2016-2017 year.
The new officers include president, Dana McDuffie of McDuffie Pest Control in Elizabethtown; vice president, Donnie Shelton of Triangle Pest Control in Holly Springs; secretary/treasurer, Bruce Roberts of A-1 Termite and Pest Control, Inc. in Lenoir; and past president, Lee Smith of Rid-A-Pest, Inc. in Morehead City.
“For nearly 70 years, the North Carolina Pest Management Association has been the state’s voice for the pest management industry, and that is a responsibility that we do not take lightly. As a board, we are excited for the possibilities that await us for this upcoming year, and we look forward to serving our members and our industry,” said Dana McDuffie, 2016-2017 NCPMA president.