Our Mission and Vision


To connect and enrich the urban pest management community.


A collaborative environment in which technical knowledge is shared by engaged members, elevating the professionalism of the urban pest management community.

Strategic Activities of Pi Chi Omega

  • Networking
  • Mentoring
  • Recognition
  • Scholarships and Grants
Scholarship Program
Industry Grant Program

History of Pi Chi Omega:

Pi Chi Omega is a national fraternity for pest control professionals. Initiated in 1950 by six students of Dr. John V. Osmun at Purdue University, the fraternity today is comprised of nearly 450 members representing 38 states and 4 foreign countries. These members are some of the most distinguished, dedicated, and talented professionals in the pest control industry. And these professionals are interdisciplinary in scope. They cover a broad spectrum of disciplines, including:

  • Entomologists
  • Vertebrate Pest Specialists
  • Corporate Technical Directors
  • Equipment and Pesticide Product Specialists
  • Company Owners and Managers
  • Sanitarians
  • Business and Marketing Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Researchers
  • Journalists and Publishers