Bob Rosenberg Tapped to Lead National Pest Management Association

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announces the appointment of Bob Rosenberg to the position of executive vice president, effective immediately. Rosenberg had been named as the organization's acting leader in October. The announcement comes following a unanimous vote of NPMA's Board of Directors earlier today.

NPMA President Laura Simpson, highlighting Rosenberg's impressive career and several decades of experience with the association, stated, "We are thrilled that Bob has agreed to serve as our executive vice president in the years ahead. His experience, knowledge, and leadership will ensure NPMA is best poised to meet the needs of the industry as the association begins its 80th year of service. We look forward to embarking on a new era of a transparent, member-focused organization that consistently responds to the needs of 21st century pest management professionals."

Rosenberg shared his enthusiasm for the new position. "I look forward to working with the board and the rest of the staff in renewed and expanded efforts to educate, protect, and grow the pest management industry." He thanked the board for offering him "the privilege of working with industry professionals in a more strategic and visionary capacity."

Rosenberg's career with the National Pest Management Association has focused on advocating for the professional pest management industry's interests with federal, state and local government. An oft-quoted expert on all pest management related issues, Rosenberg has served on numerous federal, state and industry boards and committees.

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Pest Control has not been restricted in Virginia and has been declared an “Essential Service” in states surrounding Virginia.

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In Virginia, pursuant to Gov. Northam's Executive Order 55 2.a on March 30, 2020, all public and private in-person gatherings of more than ten individuals are prohibited. This includes parties, celebrations, religious, or other social events, whether they occur indoor or outdoor. This restriction does not apply: a. To the operation of businesses not required to close to the public under Executive Order 53
Remember: You are not required to continue operations, but if you do you have the responsibility to follow CDC Guidelines on social distancing and disinfection of common surfaces, and in Virginia, you may not have a gathering of more than 10 people.
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