IPMA hosts 2022 Summer Meeting

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July 29, 2022

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Attendees of the 2022 IMPA Summer Meeting. PHOTO: IPMA

The Indiana Pest Management Association (IPMA) hosted its 2022 Summer Meeting from July 15-16 in Lafayette, Ind.

IPMA kicked off the meeting with a golf tournament and attending an evening baseball game with the Lafayette Aviators.

Pest management professionals (PMPs) from across the state gathered at the Holiday Inn – City Centre in Lafayette, Ind., for continuing education, dinner and auction to raise money for scholarship funds.

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Dr. Ameya Gondhalekar, associate professor at Purdue University, presents at the 2022 IPMA Summer Meeting. PHOTO: IPMA

IPMA President Scot Wright welcomed attendees to the annual meeting. Presenters at the meeting including Scott Robbins, ACE, technical director at Action Pest Control; Dr. Fred Whitford, director of Purdue Pesticide Programs; Todd Brown, northern regional sales manager at BASF; Dr. Ameya Gondhalekar, associate professor at Purdue University; and David Scott, pesticide administrator with Office of Indiana State Chemist.

To finish the weekend, IPMA members and their families enjoyed a dinner as well as a silent auction that raised over $7,000 for student scholarships. Corporate sponsors included Veseris, Target Specialty Products, Bell Labs, Catchmaster, BASF and Rich Williams of R-Pro Partners & Solutions.

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Todd Brown, northern regional sales manager at BASF, presents at the annual summer meeting. PHOTO: IPMA

About Indiana Pest Management Association

The Indiana Pest Management Association is a not-for-profit organization that promotes education and training for those in the pest control industry. Each year, the IPMA provides scholarships to students an institute of higher learning.

The scholarships include the The Steve Durnil Indiana Pest Management Association Family Scholarship, The Indiana Pest Management Association Memorial Scholarship and the Duane Edwards/Arab Pest Control Scholarship.

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Doug Foster is president of Burt’s Termite & Pest Control, Columbus, Ind. Reach him at pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net.

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