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Professional of the Year Award

About the Award: The NEPMA Professional of the Year recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the pest management industry through their work performance, service to their community or industry, technician training, or other notable accomplishments in pest management.

Nominations are due annually on February 1st. Nominate a deserving candidate today!
You may nominate more than one person, but please submit a separate survey for each. Any employee in the pest management industry is eligible. Contact nepma@pestworld.org with any questions.

The judging process is double-blind. All nominations are stripped of any identifying information (name, location, company affiliation, etc.) and put into a scoring sheet. Judges score the nominations based on the following criteria and weights:

  • NEPMA Member Company: 5%
  • Years in the industry: 5%
  • Service to company 70%
  • Service to industry: 5%
  • Service to community: 10%
  • Overall impression: 5%

The Professional of the Year Award is presented at the Annual Awards Dinner in March, in conjunction with Spring Training.

The winner will receive a clock award and industry recognition.

The 2021 Professional of the Year is Dennis Johnson.

A bit about Dennis:

  • How long have you been in the industry?
    29 years
  • What’s your favorite part about being in the industry?
    My favorite part is meeting people and helping to solve problems for customers and technicians.
  • Describe yourself in one word.
    Loyal
  • Who is your role model?
    My role model is my Dad, he has an ability to tackle any problem and find a solution. He’s taught me to work hard, be honest and to be fair to others.
Adam Carace presents the Professional of the Year Award to Dennis Johnson at the NEPMA Spring Training

Past Recipients

 

2021 Dennis Johnson Pest-End Exterminators
2020 Mike Becker Waltham Pest Services

If you would like to support these programs please consider making a donation to New England PWIPM or the Mark Weintraub Scholarship Fund. Contact nepma@pestworld.org for more information or donate to the scholarship fund online here.