State Policy Affairs Representative (SPAR) Program

The State Policy Affairs Representative (SPAR) Program is an important program for strengthening and defending the pest management industry at the state level.  The SPAR Program directs the state SPAR representative on what to do when public policy issues (proposed legislation) surfaces in Minnesota.  The SPAR Program provides the context of Minnesota's political environment and how Minnesota's SPAR Representative should act when dealing with public policy matters affecting the pest management industry in Minnesota.

Minnesota's SPAR Representative's are:

Todd Leyse
State Policy Affairs Representative  
Phone: 763-478-9810

Rob Greer
Vice State Policy Affairs Representative
Phone: 651-735-3101 

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Upcoming Meetings & Events


February 24-26, 2019
Legislative Day 2019

Washington, D.C.

March 4-5, 2019 
Minnesota Structural Pest Management Conference

Minneapolis Convention Center

April 25 & August 8, 2019
Hiring Military Veterans 

Minneapolis, MN
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July 16-18, 2019?
Academy 2019

Phoenix, AZ

October 15-18, 2019?
PestWorld 2019

San Diego, CA


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