Membership in Pi Chi Omega is by invitation only, requiring nomination and endorsement by two current members. See below for the nomination form. Membership categories include the following:
Active members are those who are graduate entomologists with at least a B.S. degree, or individuals with an M.S. or PhD in the biological or chemical sciences actively engaged in the pest control industry.
Associate Membership - Category A:
A graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, not meeting requirements of active membership, who is actively engaged in the business of pest control or is in a supervisory, executive, educational, research, or professional capacity relating thereto and who has demonstrated continuing outstanding and sincere interest and actively promotes the improvement and furtherance of professional pest control.
Associate Membership - Category B:
A person not otherwise fulfilling the above criteria who has, during at least the last 10 years, demonstrated continued, outstanding, and sincere interest in and actively promotes the improvement and furtherance of professional urban and industrial pest management, as attested through research, teaching, training, or administration.
Honorary membership is offered to those persons of acknowledged eminence in the pest control or related sciences.
A second semester junior or senior presently enrolled in an entomology or pest control curriculum in a four-year accredited college or university may be nominated for student membership. The student must earn a Bachelor's degree in a normal period of time acceptable to the institution to proceed to active membership.
To nominate a person for membership in Pi Chi Omega, please use the following Nomination Form. (This form is in PDF format - you will will need Adobe Reader to view and print it)
Note: This form is an Adobe PDF file. To view it you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. If you do not, you can download it from the following website: http://get.adobe.com/reader/