“I am honored and proud to serve on the Structural Pest Control Board,” Thrasher said in a news release. “Pest control is essential to protecting public health, food and property. By providing clear direction and oversight to pest control operators, the Structural Pest Control Board enables the industry to conduct its vital mission while giving consumers confidence in pest control services.”
Thrasher Termite & Pest Control is accredited by QualityPro, and provides inspection and control of all structural pests, including termites, ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, mice, rats and others. The company’s 25 employees service areas in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda counties.
For more than 40 years, Thrasher has been involved in the day-to-day operations of her customer service-oriented pest control business, while contributing to the industry on local, state and national levels.
For more than 10 years, Thrasher served as director, and then chairperson of the Santa Clara Valley District for Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC). She currently serves at the state level on the PCOC insurance committee. She is also founder and president of The Duff Thrasher Memorial Youth Fund, a non-profit organization, established in the memory of company co-founder, Duff Thrasher, for charitable, educational and youth sports-oriented purposes. She is a member of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga Chamber of Commerce and Diamond Certified.
The mission of the Structural Pest Control Board is to protect the general welfare of Californians and the environment by promoting outreach, education and regulation of the structural pest management profession. The Board strives to be the national regulatory leader of pest management. It is composed of seven members of which, by law, four are public members, and three are members of the pest control industry. Each serves a four-year term. Topics that come before the board include pesticide use, regulations, licensing, enforcement and examinations for licensing.