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Structural Pest Control Advisory Committee

The Structural Pest Control Advisory Committee, created in 2007, advises the department and the commissioner on various regulatory responsibilities of the Structural Pest Control Service. 
Members: 

Member who is an employee of a school district associated with integrated pest management

Mr. Mike Shields of Salado

Members representing the public interest 

Mr. Roger Borgelt of Austin
Dr. Nancy Crider of Houston
Mr. Clint Lehew of Tomball 

Member from an institution of higher education knowledgeable in the science of pests and pest control 

Dr. Robert Puckett of College Station 

Member representing the commissioner of state health services 

Dr. Ketki Patel

Members representing the interests of structural pest control operators

Mr. Randy McCarty of Lago Vista
Dr. Robert Davis of Blanco
Mr. Brien Binford of Bryan

Member representing consumers 

Thomas Kezar of Dripping Springs

Member representing pest control operators with experience in natural, organic or holistic pest control 

Mr. Robert Schoppe of Missouri City

Advisory Committee meetings are Open Meetings and anyone who wants to attend is welcome.
 

Past Meetings: January 20, 2022, April 21, 2022, July 21, 2022, October 27, 2022

NOTE: January 20, 2022 meeting was held via teleconference with an option of also joining via Teams

Meeting Video: View January 20, 2022 Meeting (YouTube)

NOTE: April 21, 2022 meeting was via teleconference with an option of also joining via Teams

Meeting Video: View April 21, 2022 Meeting (YouTube)

NOTE: July 21, 2022 meeting was via teleconference with an option of also joining via Teams

Meeting Video: View July 21, 2022 Meeting (YouTube)

NOTE: October 27, 2022 meeting was held via teleconference with an option of also joining via Teams

Meeting Video: View October 27, 2022 Meeting (YouTube)


SPCS Advisory Committee Meeting

January 19, 2023 Agenda; SPCS Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes; SPC Advisory Committee Members Expiring February 1, 2023; SPCS 1st Quarter Inspections NumbersStructural Report Total Results FY22; Structural Report Total Results FY23 1st Qtr.; SPCAC Self Assessment Questionnaire of 2022; Texas Administrative Code rule 7.129


Future Meetings:

Meetings will be held at 9 a.m. in room 1104A, 11th floor of the Stephen F. Austin Building, 17th and Congress, Austin.  Agendas for each meeting will be posted when finalized.