Bloom receives NYPMA lifetime award

By |  May 15, 2017

Bloom NYPMA awardOn May 12, at the New York Pest Management Association (NYPMA) Installation Dinner, Gil Bloom, ACE, received a Lifetime Achievement award. The president of Queens, N.Y.-based Standard Pest Management was recognized for his more than 30 years of dedication to elevating both professionalism and public perception of the pest management community.

Bloom is the third in what is now a fourth-generation family-owned and -operated firm, founded in 1929. His accomplishments include:

  • instructor in pest control certification courses for two New York community colleges for more than 20 years;
  • appointment by Mayor Bloomberg to the NYC Bed Bug Advisory Board;
  • conducting rat trainings for the NYC DOH Rodent Academy community outreach program;
  • writing bed bug training manuals for NYC DOH & HPD; and
  • conducting training programs for several city agencies.

Over the years, he has held various association positions, including:

  • two terms as president of NYSPMA;
  • editor of the association newsletter;
  • representative to the NYSDEC;
  • director of public affairs; and
  • current NPMA SPAR for the state of New York.

In addition, Bloom is a member of the SCOPE and Cornell Community IPM Program working groups.

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