Tidewater Pest Control Association

butterfly

Member Benefits

Looking to up your game?

Ever want to bounce ideas off someone other than the same ole people you work with? Are you thinking there is much more to learn about our industry, but are stuck with publications that only discuss other states and their issues? Ever wonder how you can have a voice concerning legislation that affects your pest management company? Ever feel like you are floundering around on your own? 

Together Everyone Achieves More!

By joining the TPCA, you tap into a resource that other businesses would envy. 

Read more: Member Benefits

Our Bylaws

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE TIDEWATER PEST CONTROL ASSOCIATION INC.

ARTICLE 1 – NAME

The name of the organization shall be Tidewater Pest Control Association, Inc. (June 1991); hereinafter referred to as the Association. The Association is a non-for profit corporation, Federal Tax ID #04-3742237 in the State of Virginia.

ARTICLE II – PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

The rules in the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order – Newly Revised – 10th Edition shall govern the Association in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these bylaws and any special rules of order the Association may adopt.

ARTICLE III – PURPOSE AND MISSION STATEMENT

  • To promote the standards, ethics, and welfare of the pest control industry.
  • To foster research and dissemination of knowledge among the Association members.
  • To help educate the public to the role of the Pest Management Professional (PMP) with regard to homes and businesses.
  • To cooperate with governmental and educational agencies for the good of the community and the industry, and with other trade associations in the same or related fields whose objectives are in accord.

    Read more: Our Bylaws

Code Of Ethics

The Membership shall observe the following Code of Ethics

Relation of Member to Public

The Member in his advertisements or other solicitations of business shall not use tricky, fraudulant or misleading methods.

Relation of Member to Client

The Member shall thoroughly analyze the requirements of his clients and shall conscientiously recommend the best suited for the clients needs.

Professional Services

The Member upon accepting a contract or service agreement shall render skilled, intelligent, and conscientious.

Relation of Member to Competitor

The Member shall not publicly critize the business or private affairs of a competitor.

Relations of Members to Association

The Member shall be loyal to the principles of his/her Association and active in it's advancement.

Read more: Code Of Ethics

Get to know our sponsors

  • Pest World for Kids
  • NPMA
  • VPMA