Andy Yant, owner of PEST, Inc., a Goodlettsville-based Termite and Pest Control Company, assumed his role as President of the Tennessee Pest Control Association (TPCA) for 2017-18. As president, he will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. Yant served as TPCA President in 2011-2012 as well. Yant said he looks forward to another opportunity to help further an industry that he loves.
"I'm honored my peers elected me to serve as President of the Tennessee Pest Control Association," Yant said. "I look forward to the opportunity to give back to the association that has given me so much. We have a lot of opportunity for growth within our association and I look forward to helping us grow and further the professionalism of our industry. People have a great opportunity for a career in the pest management industry and one of our goals this year is to help spread the message that pest control is a fun and rewarding career path.".
TPCA members and their families attended the organizations summer conference in Gatlinburg. In addition to the general membership meeting and board meeting, there were social and networking opportunities including a welcome reception, dinner banquet and day events.
The TPCA has been serving Tennessee for over sixty-five years and is the Joint State Association for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). For more information about NPMA, visit www.PestWorld.org.