Board of Directors
2017-2018 GPCA Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Randy is the Manager for HomeTec Exterminating in Alpharetta, GA. He has been in the pest control industry for 33+ years. He is certified in categories 29 and 30 of Structural Pest Control and category 41 of Commercial Pest Control. He is also certified in Alabama and South Carolina. In December 2013 he became ACE (associate certified entomologist) certified. He has served on many GPCA committees over the past 12 years including co-chairing the education committee for 5 years and the PR committee 2 years. He is a GA department of Agriculture approved speaker and helps facilitate the train-the-trainer program. He is the current Chairman of the Board of GPCA.
Employed at Cooks Pest Control in Rome, Ga. for 34 years. Started Nov. 1980 as a pest control technician, promoted to pest manager, promoted to sales manager, promoted to district manager in 2006. Member of the Rome Lions Club, served two terms as president also received the Melvin Jones Fellow award. Serving as Region 3 director 3 times, he received a Region director of the year award, he also serves on other committees as well. Member of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church & serves as finance and building chairman. Married to Wanda for 34 years, 2 daughters- Meagan Woodall and Mallory Redden, 4 grandchildren, Emma-7, Mackenzie-4, Brodie-2, Bailey-1. Roger loves to play golf, retired drag racer, 1985 won the division 2 NHRA world championship at Atlanta Dragway. Helping others is something Roger enjoys to do as a part of his life. He is the current President of GPCA.
PO Box 3448
Albany, GA 31706
Stuart Sinyard, Vice President at Adams Exterminators, Albany. His responsibilities include human resources, QAR & really a little bit of everything depending on what the needs of the company are for any particular day. Stuart is a second generation pest control operator, graduating from UGA with a degree in Entomology. He is the current Vice President of GPCA.
Garry Adams is the Director of Real Estate and Market Development for Northwest Exterminating. He is responsible for overseeing the Northwest real estate schools in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. In addition, he oversees the team of Instructors that are responsible for teaching Continuing Education to Northwest real estate partners in those markets. He is also part of the Northwest Acquisition Team to generate further growth in strategic markets. His team assists the Northwest sales force in developing new relationships throughout the Southeast. Away from work, Garry’s passions are his wife, Nancy; daughter, Suzanne and husband, Adam; daughter, Katie and husband, Travis and their children, Ryder and Finley; and daughter, Erin, a Freshman in college. He enjoys driving and restoring antique and muscle cars in his spare time. Garry and Nancy reside in East Cobb.
Region 1 Director
David Helms is a pest management professional for Enviroguard Pest Solutions, Inc. in Ringgold, GA. David is also involved in public relations at Enviroguard. He represents Enviroguard at BNI (Business Network International) where he serves as Vice-President of the Chattanooga-Lookout Chapter for 2014-2015. David is active in the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce and was recently honored as Ambassador of the Month. He is a certified technician in Tennessee and a registered technician in Georgia. He also holds additional certifications including: QualityPro, QualityPro Schools, GreenPro and is a graduate of Sentricon ® University. Born in Enterprise, Alabama, David lives in Ringgold, GA with his wife Carolyn, a retired pharmacist. He is a graduate of Dalton State College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He also has a Bachelor of Music Education from Samford University and a Master of Church Music from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition, David worked for sixteen years in residential real estate and as a financial advisor with IDS/American Express. He is a member of McFarland United Methodist Church in Rossville, GA and is also a vocalist. He enjoys spending time with his one granddaughter as well as writing and photography. His son Dave, a software developer, resides in San Diego. David’s hobbies include music composition, photography, and blogging. David also serves as a volunteer for a local hospital.
Region 2 Director
Cliff is the sales manager for Compass Pest Management located in Cornelia, Ga. He has been with Compass since August of 2006 and in the pest control industry since July of 2001. Cliff and his wife Misty of 22 years lives in Demorest Ga. And they have 2 daughters and 1 son, also is a member of the Clarkesville Kiwanis Club and the president for the Habersham Raider Dugout Club.
Region 3 Director
Ryan Streeter has been in the pest control industry since 2001, when he started as a pest control technician in Dallas, Texas. He has been active in the industry here in Georgia since 2005 where he has managed operations for two different companies. He is now the Branch Manager for Active Pest Control in Rome, GA. He is married with two children, and is passionate about training and development.
Region 4 Director
Jeff Dunn serves as Leader of Sales for Northwest Exterminating. As Leader of Sales, Jeff is responsible for the recruiting process, the hiring process, the training process, and the developmental process of Northwests sales teams. These sales teams include Residential, Commercial, Wildlife, Lawn Care, and the Call Center. Jeff enjoys the opportunity to assist Northwest Sales Team Mates in their professional development. Jeff has served as an Instructor at the University of Georgia’s Instructor Urban and Structural Pest Management Certificate Program since its inception (April 2006). Jeff frequently speaks at state, regional and national events Jeff has served in a number of leadership roles with the Georgia Pest Control Association. Jeff resides in the Smyrna area with his wife Susan and children Caroline, Katherine, Claire and Kyle.
Region 5 Director
David Garland is the owner and CEO of Garland Services, Inc. located in Douglasville, Georgia. He started in the pest control industry in 1974 as a pest control technician and worked his way up through the ranks with great strides, receiving numerous awards and recognitions along the way. After 26 years in the industry, Mr. Garland decided to apply his vast experience and working knowledge to his own customer base and opened his own company in 2000. Mr. Garland has served on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Pest Control Association and Co-Chairman of the 2008 Winter Conference held annually in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Garland has served as Region 5 Director from 2004 to 2007 and was re-elected to serve as Region 5 Director for 2011-2012 and again for the 2017-2019 term. He was recognized as Region Director of the Year in 2005 at the GCPA Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Garland is also a graduate of the GPCA Leadership Class of 2005. His 42 years experience in the pest control industry has been advantageous in the successful growth of Garland Services. Mr. Garland is continually upgrading operations and services to ensure quality customer care.
Region 6 Director
Andrew has been in the pest control industry for 10 years starting at Terminix. While at Terminix he worked as an outside sale professional, service manager and sales manager. Andrew has recently started a new journey with Active Pest Control as Branch Manager for their Newnan location. He is currently certified in HPC and WDO in Georgia and Alabama. Andrew is also licensed in Mosquito in Georgia.
Region 7 Director
Devin Duley is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Active Pest Control In McDonough, GA. Responsible for development of operations and procedures. He has been with Active since 2005 and has been a part of the executive team over the last 10 years. Devin has been married to his wife, Janet, for 32 years. They have two daughters, Hannah and Marisa, and two grandchildren Audrey and Laney.
Region 8 Director
Bill serves as Director of Talent for Cingo Pest in Dublin, GA. He has been in the industry since 2008 and holds many certifications in multiple states including being an ACE. Bill is a past graduate of the 2013 GPCA Leadership Program and also serves as Co-Chair for the GPCA South Georgia Conference. He also holds a BBA from Georgia Southern University. He lives in Dublin with his wife Catie and two children, Willow Cate and Mason.
Region 9 Director
Deborah Givens serves as an Office Manager for Northwest Exterminating. She has been a part of the Northwest team for over 11 years. She began her career in the field as a pest tech, then moved into an administrative position, and eventually worked toward her current leadership role as an office manager. Deborah became a Certified Operator in 2011 and enjoys learning and experiencing new things. She resides in Snellville with her two dogs and in her spare time Deborah enjoys traveling, the arts, and exploring the great outdoors.
Region 10 Director
Danny Hopkins is president of Athens Exterminating, Inc. and has been in the pest control business for 34 years. He has proudly served as Region 10 director in the past and is honored to serve his region again. Danny has been married to his wife, Cindy, for 23 years. They have a son, Peyton, who oversees the wildlife trapping department at Athens Exterminating.
Region 11 Director
Terry has been in the pest industry for 20 years and has been in every capacity of the business (termite technician, pest technician, pest /termite service manager, corporate service manager, regional manager). Currently, he is the Chief Compliance Officer for Knox Pest Control, where he has been for the last 15 years. He resides in Phenix City, Alabama with his two children Ashley and Johnathan.
Region 12/15 Director
Dennis was introduced to pest control in 1976 as a sub-termite technician. He has a BS degree in Entomology from the University of Georgia. He is certified in Georgia and Florida in household pest, WDO, fumigation and lawn & ornamental. Dennis is president and operator at Georgia Pest Control,inc. He is a member of Georgia Entomological Society. He is a licensed Real Estate salesman. Dennis also raises Red Angus cows.
Region 13 Director
Region 14 Director
PO Box 891
Dublin, GA 31040
He serves as the VP of Operations for Cingo Pest and works out of the Rincon, GA office. Starting his career in the pest control industry in 2000, he is certified in HPC, WDO, and mosquito in Georgia and South Carolina. He is a past graduate of the 2005 GPCA Leadership class and served as the Region 14 Director in 2006-2008. He resides in Springfield, GA with his wife Heather and 3 children -Stephen, Faith and Jesse.
Region 16 Director
Kevin founded Green Frog Pest Solutions in 1998 where he also serves as their DCO. When not running his own business or volunteering with GPCA, Kevin enjoys fishing, gardening and singing.
Region 17 Director
Laura serves as the Office Manager and Chief HR Officer for HomeTec Exterminating. She has grown up in the industry and is a second generation pest control operator. Laura graduated Magna cum Laude from The University of Georgia with a masters degree in Education. Laura has recently become a Certified Operator in Georgia and is currently in GPCA’s Leadership program. She is also a member of GPCA’s Professional Women in Pest Control and sits on the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Gala Committee.
Region 18 Director
Bryan Baird has been part of the pest control industry for over 25 years. He has worked in all aspects of the industry, he started as a pest control tech at Western Exterminator Company in California, He worked his way from pest control technician to management before moving to Valdosta, Ga. to be near family. When he arrived in Valdosta he worked as a branch manager for Terminix International before deciding to step out and start his own company, Baird’s Pest Control, LLC., which he has been running for 8 years now. Bryan Loves our industry and wants to be an active participant in bringing pest control to the next level.
Bayer Environmental Sciences
2637 Amicalola Church Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Blake Dotson is a 2003 graduate from Maryville College in Maryville, TN. He graduated with a B.A. in Organizational Business Management and Leadership with a Minor in Occupational and Motivational Psychology. He was a branch manager for Orkin Pest Control for over five years. Since 2011 he has been the Territory Sales Manager for Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia for Bayer Environmental Services. He is a 2012 graduate of the Train the Trainer program.
Dixon Pest Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 751
Thomasville, GA 31799