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Who We Are

Welcome to the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), the leading authority in setting the standard of care for protecting public and environmental health through knowledge and advocacy in vector management.

The organization began in 1935 with 25 members and has grown its membership to include over 1,300 mosquito control professionals today. The membership is represented by nine regions – North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Central, West Central, South Central, North Pacific, South Pacific, and International. Additionally, the Industry members are represented as a tenth group.

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At AMCA, our vision is clear - The leading authority in setting the standard of care for protecting public and environmental health through knowledge and advocacy in vector management.


Trusted Professionals | Innovative | Collaborative | Supportive | Evidence-based


AMCA's mission is to enhance health and quality of life through the suppression of vector-transmitted diseases and the reduction of mosquitoes and other public health pests by providing leadership, information, collaboration, tools, and education.

Louisiana Mosquito Control Association Board of Directors, 1987
Roger Nasci (McNeese State University), Ed Bordes (New Orleans Mosquito Control), Charlie Anderson (Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals)
Back row left to right: Lucas Terracina (Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control), Johnny Billodeaux (Jefferson Davis Parish Mosquito Abatement), Lamar Meek (Louisiana State University), Harold Chapman (USDA), Matt Yates (East Baton Rouge Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control), Bonnie Broussard (Vermilion Parish Mosquito Control), Chuck Palmisano (St Tammany Parish Mosquito Control), Matt Dakin (University of Southwest Louisiana)

We achieve this through a multi-faceted approach encompassing leadership, information dissemination, collaboration, tools provision, and education.

Leadership: As the foremost authority in mosquito control, AMCA takes a leadership role in shaping the industry's standards and best practices. We influence policy decisions, advocate for vector management, and drive initiatives that foster the well-being of communities.

Information: Knowledge is power. We serve as a reliable repository of information, providing the latest research, trends, and advancements in vector control. Our extensive resources empower professionals and the public to make informed decisions.

Collaboration: Vector management is a collective responsibility. By fostering collaboration among experts, policymakers, and stakeholders, AMCA strengthens the impact of vector control efforts, reaching wider populations and making significant strides in disease prevention.

Tools and Education: We equip professionals with the tools and training needed to effectively combat vector-borne diseases. Our educational programs, workshops, and certifications elevate the expertise of mosquito control practitioners, enhancing their capacity to tackle emerging challenges.

Join us at the American Mosquito Control Association as we continue to set the bar for excellence in vector management. Together, we will forge a healthier future, reducing the impact of vector-transmitted diseases and ensuring a safer, more vibrant world for generations to come. Find out more about