PestWorld 2022 is Coming to Boston

Skip to Content
chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up chevron-right chevron-left arrow-back star phone quote checkbox-checked search wrench info shield play connection mobile coin-dollar spoon-knife ticket pushpin location gift fire feed bubbles home heart calendar price-tag credit-card clock envelop facebook instagram twitter youtube pinterest yelp google reddit linkedin envelope bbb pinterest homeadvisor angies

New England Women of Excellence Award

About the Award: The regional honor is open to women across the pest management industry – PMP’s, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession and their companies. Nominees may be nominated by more than one person. Nominees should reside and/or work in at least one of the New England States: Connecticut, Maine Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont.

Nominations are due annually on February 1st. NEPMA Women of Excellence Nomination Form
You may nominate more than one person, but please submit a separate survey for each. Contact nepma@pestworld.org with any questions.

The winner will receive:

  •  A plaque
  • $100 gift card
  • Recognition in industry magazines/media

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:

  • Service to industry: 50%
  • Service to company: 25%
  • Service to the community and other women: 25%

The New England Women of Excellence Award is presented at the Annual Awards Dinner in March, in conjunction with Spring Training.

The 2022 Women of Excellence Award recipient is Hope Bowman

Hope joined Waltham Pest Services in 2019 as the Technical, Training, and Quality Manager covering the New England Market. She is a Board-Certified Entomologist and has been on the Board of the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania Pest Management Association and the New England Pest Management Association.  Her nominator, Christian Weppert wrote in part “She has truly earned the reputation as one of the most respected, accomplished, and influential women in our industry.”

Past Recipients

2022 Hope Bowman, Waltham Pest Services
2021 Courtney Carace, Pest-End Exterminators
2020 Julie Heincelman, JP 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.