Management Association works to increase awareness of our members’
services among consumers and promotes professionalism among members.
APMA has an administrative staff and board. We provide avenues of
communication at conferences, seminars and other special
On this Web
site, you may view our bylaws,
find out how a student may apply for the Lynn
Hopper Memorial Scholarship, keep up on industry
news and industry-wide
events, and consult resources
such as the National
Pest Management Association and the Arkansas
legislature. If you wish to become a member of Arkansas Pest
Management Association, you may
fill out an application form online under Join
APMA. You can also view our Arkansas
Mission is to communicate the role of our members
as protectors of food, health, property, and the environment and
affect the success of our members through education and advocacy.
Goals include: promoting a higher level of professionalism
in the industry through education and networking; effectively
representing members and our industry to regulators, legislatures,
and consumers; and increasing the pest management market in Arkansas.
Issues are important to our industry. APMA retains a lobbyist who works with the Legislative Committee of the APMA to keep apprised of all legislative issues affecting the industry.
Administrative Board & Staff
The APMA Is governed by their Board of Directors. Administrative staff including an Executive Director and support staff are provided by Best Association Management. The board consists of President, Vice President, Secretary Treasurer, Past President, four at large board members and five Regional Directors. The board meets quarterly. The APMA also has a Representative on the Arkansas State Plant Board. For more information about our Administrative Staff and Board, please see our Contact page.
are important to APMA. Members may attend quarterly General Membership
meetings, which are generally held in Little Rock with the dates announced on the calendar of events on the website; one annual statewide Fall
Conference; semi-annual Regional Training Meetings; bi-annual Legislative
Day Luncheon; and the National Pest Management Association Conference.
Specific dates are on the Calendar
information is a resource available 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. Members-only sections of our professional Web site and links
to additional online resources help you manage your business successfully
and improve communications with consumers.
& Events are
listed on the Calendar
page and notice given by e-mail as well as by mail.
plentiful for members. You receive professional staff assistance, contact with policymakers and regulators
of our industry, training materials, newsletter materials, employee
benefit information, and business discounts. Online resources are
numerous on this site as well as on the National
Pest Management Association Web site.
Opportunities comprise an important
APMA benefit. There are opportunities to network and serve the association
as a board member and even as a member of the regulatory board that
governs our industry in Arkansas. Networking with other members
is easy when you attend the training meetings, state and national