Region 3 MTPCA President, Blake Southerland, presented a $500 check from Region 3 to Dr. Karen Vail of UT Knoxville for the Urban Entomology Fund founded in her honor - this check is the kickoff for the silent auction that will be held at the meeting to raise more money for the fund. Dr. Vail has been a valued educator to the pest control industry in Tennessee for many years.
The TPCA has developed a program to Honor our peers who have through their hard work and dedication to the industry strived to make a difference in the pest control industry.
Pest Control Colleagues,
Do you have a hard working, dependable employee, someone that has stuck by your side over the years? Do you have a super star associate, tam player? Someone you could not do without? Do you know of an Owner/Operator that has been a mentor to you during your pest control career? A vendor that has helped you improve your business every step of the way?
Well, here is your chance to nominate your candidate for the Tennessee Pest Control Association's "Lifetime Achievement Award"!
I will be accepting nominations for these categories:
1. Lifetime Achievement Award - Owner/Operator
2. Lifetime Achievement Award - Owner/Operator (Posthumous)
3. Lifetime Achievement Award - Employee Lifetime Achievement Award
4. Lifetime Achievement Award - Employee Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous)
5. Associate Lifetime Achievement Award - Someone from within the industry (e.g. vendor, supplier, etc...)
Please provide a one page bio of your candidate and send by March 31st.
2. Mailing Address: 7540 Appling Center Memphis TN 38133
The TPC A will award the recipients at this year's Summer Conference July 11th-12th at the Edgewater Resort in Gatlinburg. TN
Remember, this is a great opportunity to say thank you to someone that has mad a difference in your business and the pest control industry.
Please call o email with questions
I look forward to your nominations See you soon.
TPCA - Lifetime Achievement Award Committee
Dale Sheppard, VA Tennessee Vallely Healthcare , Employee Lifetime 2020 Jerry Seabolt, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Associate Lifetime 2020 Kathy Booker, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Associate Lifetime 2021 Mike LaFever, Belle Meade Exterminating, Owner/Operator Lifetime 2021
Andy Yant, President of TPCA presents the Lifetime Achievement Award for an Employee to Dale Sheppard, Dale was nominated while he worked as a Technician at the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.
Andy Yant, President of TPCA presents a Lifetime Achievement Award for Associate to Jerry Seabolt of The Tennessee Department of Agriculture - Structural/Middle TN Regional Supervisor
Dale Johnstone of P.E.S.T. Inc. was presented the 2019 Employee Lifetime Achievement Award at the TPCA Summer Conference, congratulations Dale!
Sam Peden of US Pest Protection, Hendersonville, TN was the recipient of the 2016 Owner/Operator Lifetime Achievement Award.
David James of Forshaw Inc. was the recipient of the TPCA 2016 Associate Lifetime Achievement Award .
Diane Markowski of Homestead Pest Management was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Owner/Operator.
Thomas Scott of Terminix was awarded the Employee Lifetime Achievement Award.
Eric Ham of FMC was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Associate Award.
From Left: Kevin Ruehling for Earnest Green of Colonial Termite & Pest Control for the Owners Award (posthumous), Harold and Doris Spray of Spray's Pest Control accepted the award for their son Terry in his memory, Roy and Carolyn White past owners of Walker-White Termite and Pest Control Owner Awards, Andy Yant, TPCA President 2011-2012, Al Foster of All-American Termite & Pest Control Owners Award, Drew Lockhart of Zoecon Professional Products the Associate Award.
Hank Robison of FMC won for Associate Lifetime Achievement Carol Lane Region 3 Secretary and retired pest control operator for Tennessee Valley Healthcare in Nashville won for Employee Lifetime Achievement Sharlene and Scott Johnson of Tennessee Valley Exterminating in Nashville accepted for posthumous award for Joe Johnson and David Markowsi of Homestead Pest Control won for Owner Lifetime Achievement
TPCA 2011 SUMMER CONFERENCE
JULY 12 - 14, 2011 DOUBLE TREE HOTEL, CHATTANOOGA, TN