Tidewater Pest Control Association



October 18th 2017 Minutes

October 18th, 2017 monthly meeting minutes

Pirates Cove Restaurant 

109 Gainsborough Square Cheasapeake, Va. 23320

Meeting called to order: 6:18 PM

Prayer by: William with Colonial 

Pledge By: George with First Choice 

Introductions By: Bob with Protechs 

Motion to accept September minutes:    1st- Don with Lenegars   2nd- Walter with O'sheas

Motion to accept September treasurers report:  1st- Daniel with Mares    2nd- Bob with Protechs

New buisness:

Kevin Gaydosh from the American Red Cross was present to accept a check from the TPCA for the Hurricane relief effort.

The TPCA will be inspecting a historic Bacons Castle structure on November 1st to determine what if any type of termite treatment can be done on the structure. 


Brian Hensel with Bell Labs gave a timely presentation on rodents. The conversation was on rat control both commercially and residentially as well as mouse control for both. New baits and new formulations were discussed as well as some potential new methods of treating non chemically. 

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Target 

Devin McGuire with Forshaw

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield 

John Singletary with Univar

Dick Olenych with Spectrum Printing

Brain Hensel with Bell Labs 

Robbie Wagner with Beskin & assoc.

Door Prizes:

Bluetooth speakers from Univar- Tony Wallace with Pestguard

Zenprox from Forshaw- Don with lenegars

Passions Gift card from TPCA- Jimmy with Getem 

Fastrack from Bell- Little Keske with Weston 

50/50: 55 dollars- Daniel with Mares

Motion to Adjourn:    1st- Daniel with Mares     2nd- John with Univar

Meeting adjourned: 8:00 PM 

September 20th 2017 Minutes

September 20th 2017 Monthly meeting minutes

Schooners Grill

12567 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606

Meeting called to order: 6:18 PM

Prayer by: Ken Teachey with Pest Guard

Pledge by: Bob Herget with ProTechs

Introductions by: Leo with Reliance

Motion to accept August 2017 meeting minutes:  1st- Don with Lenegars   2nd- Jack with Terminex

New buisness: Jack horsley with terminex brought to our attention a historical site in need of an inspection and potential termite treatment that we are looking into doing for charity.

The aberdeen barn that we normally meet at went up again on our per person dinner prices therefore we are trying a new venue on the southside next month. Details to be emailed but we are open to suggestions for new meeting venues on the southside. 

Our October meeting will be held on Wednesday the 18th (a week earlier than normal) as to not conflict with Pestworld 2017.

Our November meeting will be helod on Wednesday the 15th (a week earlier than normal) as to not conflict with the Thanksgiving holiday.


Marcus Johnson with Target Specialty Products (Residex) gave a great presentation on fleas and ticks. Some of the biological difficulties in treating and dealing with these insects, chemical and non chemical options and some of the adverse health issues that come along with these parasitic insects. 

Upcoming Speaker: Brian Hensel with Bell Labs on rodents

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Target 

John Singletary with Univar

Kristin Roskov with BASF

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

Door Prizes:

2 cans of Zenprox complete from John with Univar- Leo with Reliance, John with Accell

Alpine Piston from Kristin with BASF- Barron with Terminex

Motion to Adjourn:  1st- Tony with Pest Guard    2nd- Daniel with Mares 

Meeting Adjourned: 8PM

August 23rd 2017 Meeting Minutes

August 23rd 2017 monthly meeting minutes

Aberdeen Barn 

5805 Norrthampton Blvd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting called to order: 6:15PM

Prayer By: Daniel with Mares 

Pledge By: Demitrus with Reliance

Introductions By: Jacob with Reliance

Motion to accept July minutes:   1st- Don with Lenegars  2nd- Jimmy with Getem

Motion to accept july treasurers report: 1st-Daniel with Mares   2nd- Don with Lenegars

Old Buisness: A big thank you to Kristen Roskov with BASF for putting together the picnic night at the tides game. It was a great event and well attended and everyone had a good time with collegues and family. 

New Buisness: The September meeting in Newport News will be one week earlier (the 20th) as to not conflict with the state technical meeting. Also, the October meeting will be one week earlier (the 18th) as to not conflict with the national association meeting (pestworld).

Speaker: Benjamin Pope (CPA) spoke on different tax difficulties and benefits to owning a pest control company. Also some of the more intricate tax breakdowns between LLC's and S Corps. 

Upcoming Speakers:

September 20th- Marcus Johnson with residex on fleas and ticks

October 18th- Brian hensel with bell labs on rodents

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

John Singletary with Univar

Devin McGuire with Forshaw

Door Prizes:

John with Accell- Gentrol Aerosol from Residex

Dan with Terminix- Rodent Caulk from Univar

William with Colonial- Crossfire Complete from Forshaw

50/50: $25 to Jimmy from Getem ($25 to the charity account)

Motion to adjourn:  1st-Don with Lenegars  2nd- John with Univar

Meeting adjourned: 8:00 PM  


July 2017 Minutes

July 26th 2017 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Aberdeen Barn

5805 Northampton Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

6:15pm Meeting to order

Prayer by Buzz Jones

No pledge or intros due to low attendance.

9 total members at the meeting including Pres and VP.

Marcus Johnson did not speak due to low attendance. Instead he offered to speak at a future meeting.

Members discussed low attendance and John Reid offered to have his office staff make reminder calls for the meeting.

Door prizes were offered by Univar and Residex. Sari Wise and Jimmy Murphy won the prizes.

50/50 was drawn and Wayne Kessinger won. 

Following that the meeting was closed

June 2017 Monthly Meeting Minutes

June 28th 2017 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Schooner's Grill

12567 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606

Meeting called to order: 6:13PM

Prayer: George with 1st Choice 

Pledge: Daniel with Mares

Introductions: Dave with Dodson

Approval of past months minutes: Approved by majority vote. 

Approval of treasurers report: Approved by Majority vote.

Old Buisness:

Jimmy Murphy with Getem pest control lost his sister. The TPCA donated $300 to the Smoyer family. A PCO was killed in a crawl space due to electricution. A discussion was had by the majority and a donation will be made to his family. 93 people attended the TPCA picnic day at Ocean Breeze water park.


Robbie Wagner with Beskin Divers Insuarance spoke on the different insuarance needs that face PCO from workans comp, to unemployment, vehicle liability and the importance of having your policies in place reviewed on a regular basis. Thanks Robbie.

Vendors Pesent:

Devon Mcguire with Forshaw

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Kristen Roskov with BASF

Paul Connelly with Primerica Financial Services

Door Prizes:

Sari with Getem-New chemical fendona from BASF

Johnny with commonwealth-Crossfire from Residex

William with Colonial-$35 giftcard for Passions the restaurant 

50/50: Daniel with Mares $20

Motion to adjourn: 1st-Jack with terminex   2nd: William with Colonial 

Meeting adjourned: 7:42PM


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