Sprague employee earns NPMA Impact Award


March 15, 2024

Ashley Roden

Ashley Roden

Tacoma, Wash.-based Sprague Pest Solutions’ Ashley Roden, BCE, was recognized with the 2024 National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Impact Award for Women in Pest Management, which were announced on March 8, International Women’s Day.

Roden has been with Sprague for over a decade, starting as a route manager in the Seattle branch working on multiple high-profile accounts. Her current position as technical and Quality assurance manager showcases the company’s commitment to recognizing talent and fostering leadership irrespective of gender.

The NPMA Impact Award for Women in Pest Management is presented annually to women who have made significant contributions to the industry, including leadership, mentoring, and community involvement. This award recognizes the dedication and hard work of women in the pest management industry and their contributions to their communities. Roden’s appointment marks the second year in a row where women at Sprague have been recognized for their contributions in the industry.

“Sprague has always believed in the power of diversity and the critical role women play in our industry. Ashley’s recognition is a proud moment for our entire team and reinforces our commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive environment,” AJ Treleven, director of operations at Sprague Pest Solutions, said in the news release.

Roden holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in environmental health and entomology from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the Pi Chi Omega professional fraternity and the Urban Pest Management Technical Committee.

About Sprague Pest Solutions

Sprague Pest Solutions provides preventive and remedial pest management and food safety consulting services to leading food processing, agriculture, healthcare, and hospitality and distribution facilities across the Western U.S. The company services commercial clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Arizona and California. Sprague’s vice president and co-owner Larry Treleven is also a member of the Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame (Class of 2016) and was recently awarded the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Pinnacle Award along with his brother, Sprague chairman and CEO Alfie Treleven. In addition, Sprague TITLE AJ Treleven won the NPMA 2023 Emerging Leaders Award.


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Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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