Pest Perspectives - March/April 2015 - (Page 29)
By Sean Brantley, Co-Director,
Class 2 members:
Sandy Eason, Elliott Zace,
Kyle Varona, Sean McDonough,
Dennis Castle, Tony Walker and
lass 2 of FPMA Leadership
has now completed its third
seminar at Expo and will
be doing Seminar 4 at Legislative
Days in Tallahassee in March.
Class 2 is made up of a great group
of individuals who all have shown
a great leadership interest in our
industry. Some of them have jumped
in with both feet by taking on new
leadership roles already and some
are ready to go soon into new
leadership roles. That is part of
the purpose of this program, and
Marcie Downing and I are extremely
proud of our classes so far.
We are convinced that our
classes' exposures to leadership
programming in inch-deep, milewide views have given each
participant a chance to develop their
own takes on what they can do to
help take our industry and FPMA
to the next level. Programming
has been great and I cannot thank
our speakers, guides, site stewards
and everyone else we have had
participate with us along the way. It
is the investment of time, money and
resources that these folks provide
that make FPMA Leadership such a
great program and experience.
The third seminar took place at
Expo on January 19-20. Our first
session was with Heather Post
and was titled "Etiquette Seed."
Post spent a few hours talking
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Paul Mitola from Florida Department of Agriculture teaching FPMA Leadership Class 2
about Pest Management University (PMU) in Apopka.
Tony Walker with Heather Post of Etiquette Seed.
about business etiquette, formal
and informal setting etiquette,
professional courtesies and more.
Her talk is an engaging one that
involves each member of the
audience. After her session, we
had lunch and the group got to
criticize the table place settings.
So now we all have some manners
we didn't have before and a new
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pest Perspectives - March/April 2015
presidential perspective Busy Months Ahead
Legislative Preview 2015
FPMA 1960-1979: Environmental and Regulatory Issues Take Center Stage
Florida Pest & Lawn Expo Highlights
Waterways, Fertilizer and Being Green
The Dos and Don’ts of Dust Formulations
marketing matters 35 Tradeshow Essentials
Pest Perspectives - March/April 2015