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2019 PA Vector Control Conference Documents

2019 Conference Notice

2019 Registration Form

2019 Tentative Agenda

Academic Award for Student Research in Vector Control

We are happy to announce that we are accepting applications for the Dr. Jan G. Humphreys PVCA Academic Award for Student Research in Vector Control.

Annually the Pennsylvania Vector Control Association (PVCA) meets to allow members to network and to promote dialog related to the advancement of vector control activities within Pennsylvania.  PVCA also offers an annual competitive award for the best undergraduate and graduate students from Pennsylvania involved in vector research.  The students are nominated by a member of PVCA or university contact.  Nominees are reviewed by a selection committee, and the top undergraduate and graduate students are chosen.

PVCA invites the winners to present their research at our annual conference.  This year’s conference runs from November 6-8, 2019 at the Wyndham Garden State College in Boalsburg, just outside of State College, PA.  The recipients will receive one night’s lodging, meeting registration fee waiver which includes all breaks, Supplier Social and banquet, a framed certificate, and a cash award of $300.  Please email your applications to Andy Kyle; by September 30, 2019.

Please provide the following application information:


College or University:

Degree Program Name:



Nominating Contact Name: 

Nominating Contact Email: 

Presentation Title: 

Presentation Abstract (250-300 words)


Pennsylvania Department of Health is hiring a vector-borne disease administrator. This position will involve helping with community outreach activities. For more information, click the link below:

2019 PVCA Annual Conference

This year’s conference will be held on November 6-8 at Wyndham Garden State College. Note: This is the same location as last year.

Registration information is expected to be ready by mid-September.

Open Positions in Mid Atlantic Region

The following job positions have been posted.

Prince William County Mosquito and Forest Pest Management Branch (in Northern Virginia) is accepting applications for a vacant Specialist I position.  Duties are conducted in the field performing mosquito surveillance and larviciding, gypsy moth egg mass surveys, fall cankerworm surveillance, and surveys for other forest pests.

Please forward any questions related to the Virginia position to me or Eli Hosen (

The Delaware Mosquito Control Section has recently posted an Environmental Scientist IV Tick Biologist position. This position will develop and implement a statewide Tick Control Integrated Pest Management strategy.

Job posting can be found here:

2018 Pennsylvania Vector Control Association Annual Conference

The 2018 Annual Conference will be held Wednesday, October 24th through Friday, October 26th.  Location is the new Wyndham Garden Hotel, 310 Elks Club Road, Boalsburg, PA 16827.

Registration Information:

2018 PVCA Conference Notice with exhibitor info


2018 registration form

2018 Bowling

We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration Open for AMCA Annual Washington Conference

This year, May 14-16, 2018 will be the American Mosquito Control Association’s 20th Annual Washington Conference.  More details can be found here.

If you have not attended before be sure to apply for the Central Life Sciences Fellowships Travel Stipends.

Deer Biologist Position for State of Delaware

Position oversees Delaware’s deer management program through research and monitoring programs; provides recommendations to farmers and communities experiencing negative impacts from deer, conveys research findings through reports, presentations, and technical advice; and represents the Division on various state/regional committees.

Environmental Scientist III – Deer Biologist

Mosquito and Forest Pest Management Branch Chief Position in Prince William County, Virginia

Mosquito and Forest Pest Management Branch Chief


Open Positions in Shelby County Tennessee

There are two positions currently opened at Shelby County Vector Control, Entomologist and Supervisor B that oversees rodent control.

Entomologist – VECTOR CONTROL (Health Services)

Supervisor B – VECTOR CONTROL (Health Services)