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WEB SITE   The TPCA has a new web site  http://tennesseepestcontrolassociationinc.com/5101.html   go to this site to find TPCA information on meetings, classes, membership, members and more.

Contact:  Sandy Griffis, Executive Director 1-931-629-9364

FAX:  1-931-829-1133

TPCA, 713 Sixth Street, Lawrenceburg, TN  38464

Joint Membership 2018-2019

TPCA 2019 Winter Conference

SCHOOLS WILL START AGAIN IN AUGUST 2019    REMEMBER FOR THIS CYCLE YOU ONLY HAVE 2 1/2 YEARS TO ACQUIRE ALL YOUR POINTS.  THIS CERTIFICATION CYCLE WILL RUN FROM JANUARY 2018-JUNE 30, 2020.   If you have questions concerning point pursuit classes, please call TPCA for more information  931-629-9364

President  - Jeff Strauser, Proven Pest Management  Olive Branch, MS provenpest @aol.com ph 901-857-6196

Immediate Past President - Andy Yant, P.E.S.T. Ic, Springfield, TN ph 615-394-1709  andy@pestinc.net

President Designate - Trey Locke  Terminix  7540 Appling Center  Memphis, TN 38133 rlocke@terminix.com  ph 901- 331-3387

Secretary -  Andy Yant, P.E.S.T. Inc Goodlettsville, TN  andy@pestinc.net 615-394-1709

Executive Director - Sandy Griffis, Lawrenceburg, TN  ph: 931-629-9364 or 931-762-6111    tnpestinc@surfmore.net


Region 1 -  Memphis Area Murphy Hill  901 Pest Control murphy@901pestcontrol.com 901-210-9573

Region 2 -  Jackson Area    Marty Dyer  Golden Circle Exterminationg martydyer@gcext.com 731-668-4887

Region 3 - Nashville Area    Blake Southerland, Northwest Exterminating bpsoutherland@callnorthwest.com 615-788-0653

Region 5 - ETPCA  Knoxville Area    Jim Murray, Bruce Terminix Knoxville jmurray@terminixknoxville.com   ph: 865-75-1610

Region 6 -  Kingsport/Johnson City Area  Perry Carrier  Leo's Pest Control  perrycarrier@iclooud.com 423-571-1440

Region 7 - Hixson/Dunlap/Chattanooga Area  Kevin Ruehling   Colonial Exterminating  colonialext.kevin@yaoo.com  423-949-4549

TPCA Region Secretaries

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.

1.  Email - rlocke@terminix.com

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.


Trey Locke

TPCA - Lifetime Achievement Award Committee


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