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May 2016 Minutes

May 25th 2016 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Uno's Pizzareia & Grill 

5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502

Meeting Called to Order: 6:15 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum 

Introductions By: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept last months minutes:  1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept last months Treasurers Report: 1st: Don Lenegar with Lenegars 2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 

Speakers: John Singletary with Univar

John spoke on performing mosquito treatments successfully as well as selling them successfully. Chemical options in regards to these treatments, some of the dangers and pitfalls of these treatments. 

An issue was brought before the board in regards to assisting an elderly woman who has a termite situation. It has been decided that several inspectors from the TPCA will go out to the property in June and assess potential treatment options. The inspectors will be John Reid with Accell Termite and Pest, George Wright with First Choice, Daniel Wood with Reliance, Daniel Carr with Mares Exterminating and Jack Horsley with terminix. This inspection will be performed not as the individual companies but as the TPCA. John singletary with Univar and Scott Tolbert with Ensystex have graciously agreed to provide any neccessary chemicals at no charge for any treatments recommended. More information to come at next meeting.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John Singletary with Univar

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

Robert Wagner with Beskins and Assoc, Inc. (Insuarance)

 

April Minutes 2016

April 27th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Uno's Pizzaria & Grill

5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502

Meeting Called to order: 6:10 PM

Prayer: Buzz Jones With Maximum

Introductions by: George Wright with First Choice 

Motion to accept May meeting minutes: 1st: George with First Choice  2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem

Treasurers Report: Mick Mihalcoe  

Motion to accept Treasurers Report: 1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: Buzz Jones with Maximum

New Buisness: Agnes Shrum is back in treatments for cancer, please keep her in your thoughts and prayers and the board is looking into how we can help.

State technical meeting scheduled for September 21/22 2016.

Upcoming Speakers: May 25th- John singletary with Univar: Performing and selling mosquito work

Speakers:

Jeniffer Manke from Virginia 811 (Call before you dig) ran down the specifications on when to call, how to dig carefully when digging, and some of the liabilities involved with digging.

Dave McCormick with Syngenta spoke on the different structure types and how they propse challenges in regards to termite treatments, some of the pitfalls in modern construction and some of the difficulties in treatments with modern construction. 

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John Singletary with Univar

Dave McCormick with Syngenta

Elizabeth Hopkins with legal Shield 

Beskin & Assoc. Insuarance

Scott with Ensystex

Door Prizes:

Biothor from ensytex- Protechs

Naturcide from Residex-George with First Choice

travel mugs from univar- Tony Wallace with Pestguard and William Watlington with Colonial

Case of Advion Ant Gel from Syngenta- Mark Keske with Weston

50/50: Little Keske-$34.25 ($34.25 to the chairty account)

Meeting Adjourned: 8:05 PM

 

March 2016 Meeting Minutes

March 23 2016 Meeting Minutes

Angelos Steak and Pancake House

755 J Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News, Va. 23602

 

Meeting Called to Order: 6:10 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Introductions By: Dave Turner with Dodson

Motion to Accept the Minutes for February 2016:  1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept the Treasurers Report:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares  2nd: Johnny Newall with Commonwealth

Old buisness:

The association is working on obtaining certificates for "asbestos awareness" traning from last months meeting.

NPMA has offered a sample "confined space" program that is OSHA compliant.

New Buisness:

Venue change for april meeting. We will be meeting at Unos in the janiff shopping center located at 5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502  Email reminders will be sent prior to meeting.

Upcoming speakers:

April meeting will be Dave Mccormick and a representative from 811 (Miss utility)

No Grievences to report

VPMA Liason Report:

a "pollinator protection" listening seminar was attended. Most of the industry and compliance concerns seem to be with the aggriculture applications.

The state technical meetin has been set for September 21/22 2016. (Date change from last year) See VPMA's website for more details.

Speaker: Anton Goodwyn with VDACS

Anton spoke in regards to any label or compliance changes. Reminders on how pesticide business inspections work as well in the field inspections. Information of the proper protocol for compliance, fines and working with regulators in general. Always good to have VDACS at the meeting, Anton is always punctual with his presentations, amicable in his responses and informative without instilling worry. Thanks as always for your time.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Jason Leonard with Forshaw

Dick Olenych with Spectrum Printing (The Happy Printer)

Door Prizes:

Maxforce Roach Bait: Harry Sharpley with Conlonial

50/50:

Dave Turner with Dodson, $35 (and $35 to the charity account)

Motion to Adjourn:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares  2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem

Meeting Adjourned: 8PM 

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

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