Tidewater Pest Control Association



February 2016 Minutes

February 24th 2016 Minutes

Aberdeen Barn 5805 Northampton Blvd.

Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting Called to Order: 6:17 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Pledge By: Geroge Wright First choice

Introductions By: George Wright First Choice

Motion to accept the minutes online:   1st: Charlie Church Getem  2nd: Don Lenegar with Lenegar's

Motion to accept treasurers Report:   1st: Jimmy Murphy Getem  2nd: John Singletary Univar

No grievances to report

Speaker: Chris Nixon with Hurt and Proffitt Civil Engineering, Surveying and Environmental

Chris spoke extensively on the liabilities involved in dealing with Asbestos (mainly in crawl spaces) The due dilligence involved as the employer to protect and inform your employees and to protect and inform the homeowners. Chris was more than happy to share his presentation and any other information at the request of any members.


Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John singletary with Univar

Richard Divers with Beskin and Associates

Elizabeth hopkins with Legal Shield

Door Prizes:

Bruce Powers with Mares-Contrac city pack from univar

John reed with Accel-MBS from univar

Jimmy Murphy with getem-MBS from univar

Don Lenegar-MBS from univar

50/50: Vinny Keske with Weston $58 ($58 to the charity account)

Motion To adjourn:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares     2nd: Jimmy Murphy with getem

Meeting Adjourned at 8:05 PM 

January 2016 Minutes

January 24th 2016 Meeting

Location: Aberdeen Barn

5805 Northampton Blvd.

Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting Called to Order: 6:10 P.M.

Prayer: Buzz Jones With Maximum

Pledge: Wayne Kessinger with Reliance

Introductions: Jack Horsley with Terminex

Motion to Accept last Months Minutes:   1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: John Singletary with Univar

Treasurers Report: George Wright with 1st Choice

New Buisness:

Charlie Church with Getem announced results of elections. New board of directors announced. See updated information on website.

WDI december course

Bank of America Merchant services to potentiall yspeak at upcoming meeting.

February speaker- Chris Nixon with Hurt and Profit  civil engineering to dicusss asbestos.

Speaker: Molly Steadfast with Virginia Tech bedbug and urban pest information center.

Molly gave a great presentation on some of the challenges and methods of maintaing a bedbug population for research. She spoke on multiple methods of how they are fed, how they are controled inside of test environments and methods used for testing products on the population. Always a great presentation from Virginia Tech.

Vendors Present:

John Singletary with Univar

Dan Stallings with Maverick Detection

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

50/50: $59 was won by wayne kessinger with Reliance and $59 went into the Charity account.

Motion to adjourn meeting: 1st: John Singletary with Univar  2nd: Daniel Carr with Mares

Meeting Adjourned at: 7:35

December 2015 Minutes

December 2015 Monthly Minutes

Date: 12/16/15

Location: Aberdeen Barn

5805 Northampton Blvd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

This months meeting was a holiday social. A chance for everyone to have a few laughs, share a few industry stories and build working relationships. The turn out was great and everyone enjoyed a drink or two as well as light fare. We will look forward to 2016 and more great meetings to come.   

November 2015 Minutes

November 2015 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Date: 11/18/15

Location: Aberdeen Barn 5805 Northampton Blvd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23455


Meeting called to Order: 6:20 PM

Prayer: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Pledge: Daniel Carr with Mares

Intros: Wayne Kessinger with Reliance

Motion to accept October 2015 Minutes:

1st: Jennifer Herget with protechs 2nd: Alex with Forshaw

Treasurers Report: George Wright with 1st choice (Motion to accept the treasurers report)

1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: Bob Herget with Protechs

VPMA Liason Report: Tom Mares with Mares on VOSH regulations

Speaker: Brain Hensel with Bell Labs.

Brain spoke on the importance of rodent control and management techniques. Several different baits were discussed as well as the differences between the active ingredients. Multiple treatment strategies were discussed as well when and where to apply different products.

Vendors Present:

Marcus with Residex

John with Univar

Alex with Forshaw

Eric with Zoecon

Door Prizes:

Bell Labs- Glueboards, Bob Herget with Protechs

Residex- Naturcide, Daniel Carr with Mares

Univar- Vendetta and Precor, George Wright with 1st Choice

Forshaw- Alpine, Kristy with ABC

50/50- $45, Mark Keske with Weston

Motion to Adjourn: 8:05 PM

1st: Daniel Carr with Mares 2nd: Jennifer Herget with Protechs





October 2015 Minutes

October 28th 2015 TPCA Monthly Meeting Minutes

Aberdeen Barn

Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting Called to Order: 6:12 P.M.

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with maximum

Pledge By: John Reid with Accell

Introductions By: Wayne kessinger with Reliance

Treasurer's Report: George with 1st Choice. Motion to accept treasurer's report: 1st-Bob with Protechs 2nd-Don with Lenegars

Old Business: TPCA received a letter from the "Hampton Roads Community Foundation" recognizing the donation for the Carlton Dean/ Joey Callahan foundation.

New Business: December 9th set as a tentative date for VPMA Certified WDI inspector workshop.

Upcoming Speakers:

November 18th-Brian Hensel with Bell Labs (Rodent Control) (Aberdeen Barn)

December 16th- Christmas Social (Aberdeen Barn)

January 27th- Molly Steadfast with Virginia Tech (Bed bug research and control)

Grievance Report: None noted

VPMA Liaison Report: Safety committee discussion in regards to lead and asbestos with Doug Wiggins (VOSH) Someone to speak in February in regards to asbestos and lead.

Speaker: Cliff Patterson with the SIA Group

Cliff spoke on ways to mitigate risk in our industry. Common company policies and incidents that either help our hurt our industries exposure. Specifically, safety training in regards to company vehicles. Accident reports and the importance of documentation. As cliff always says, "if you don't document it, then it didn't happen."

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson-Residex    Jason Leonard-Forshaw    John Singletary-Univar   Dick Olenych-Spectrum Printing

Door Prizes:

Univar-MBS (mouse stations)-Jack with Terminex

Residex-Maxforce Impact (Roach Bait)-William with Colonial

Forshaw-Tshirt-Mick with Lenegars

SIA gourp-$10 cash-Bob with protechs

50/50: $70 total-William with colonial ($35 to the winner and $35 to charity)

Meeting adjourned at 8:01 P.M.

Motion to adjourn:  1st-Bud with Mares 2nd-Don with lenegars

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