CPCO of Georgia hosts Fall Conference


October 11, 2023


From left: Jeff Annis, Fran Webber and Neil Parker were recognized for starting the association. PHOTO: CPCO OF GA

Certified Pest Control Operators of Georgia (CPCO of GA) hosted its annual Fall Conference from Oct. 3-4 at Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort in Stone Mountain, Ga.

CPCO of GA celebrated 25 years of the association’s presence in the industry. At the conference, five individuals were recognized for starting the association: Neil Parker of Bug Busters, Bill Collins of Bizzy Bee, Jeff Annis of Advanced Services for Pest Control and Fran Webber (wife of founder Wayne Webber) were all recognized and awarded a certificate of honor.

The association also recognized nine companies that have had 25 years of continued membership with CPCO of GA. The companies recognized were Bug House, Clark Pest Remedy, Duncan Exterminating, GTA Services, Lanier Exterminating Service, Prestige Pest Control, RITE Force Pest Control, Trinity Pest Control and Wheelus Termite Co.

S. Alan Harlan, of Team Pest USA, received the Wayne Webber Award of Excellence this year. This award is given to a member who contributes to the industry and serves the association with integrity. Harlan is currently the secretary and treasurer on the CPCO of GA board of directors and serves on both the education and legislative committees.

The conference included continuing education unit (CEU) hours approved for 10 states, a manager’s advancement program, a vendor/manager lakeside reception, and a conference celebration dinner. 

“The CPCO of GA continues to provide training, resources and outreach events for pest management professionals from companies of all sizes,” says Executive Director Glenda Lehmberg.


From left: Ralph and Crystal Byrd, Trinity Pest Control; Charles Chambers, RITE Force Pest Control; Ivy & Terry Parsons, GTA Services; Brett and Matthew Duncan, Duncan Exterminating; Garey Clark, Clark Pest Remedy; and Cindy and Marty Jones, Prestige Pest Control. Not pictured: Bug House and Wheelus Termite Co. PHOTO: CPCO OF GA



S. Alan Harlan, of Team Pest USA, received the Wayne Webber Award of Excellence this year. PHOTO: CPCO OF GA


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Ellen Wagner

Ellen Wagner is the digital editor for PMP magazine. She can be reached at ewagner@northcoastmedia.net.

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