Dr. Jim Fredericks
Chief Entomologist and Director of Technical Services
National Pest Management Association (NPMA)
Dr. Fredericks is a Board Certified Entomologist and Environmental Health Specialist. He received his BS in Biology Education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and his MS in Entomology from The University of Delaware in 2001.In 2012, Dr. Fredericks received his Ph.D in Entomology and Wildlife Ecology from the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. His Ph.D research involved subterranean termite foraging behavior with respect to in-ground termite bait stations under field conditions.Prior to his role with the NPMA, Jim spent 11.5 years working with Home Paramount Pest Control (Forest Hill, MD) as Technical Director where he was responsible product selection, treatment protocol development, service quality assurance technical training.A Philadelphia native, Jim currently lives in Fairfax, VA with his wife and two children.