South Carolina Mosquito Control Association

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What We Do

The South Carolina Mosquito Control Association, incorporated in 1973, is a non-profit organization established to promote professionalism in mosquito control. It helps protect the health and well-being of South Carolina's citizens from disease and discomfort caused by mosquitoes through the promotion of scientifically sound mosquito control practices.

Why Mosquito Control?

  • It increases productivity for those who work outside
  • It protects the public from mosquito-borne diseases
  • It protects our animals (dogs and horses) from mosquito-borne diseases
  • It reduces nuisance levels of mosquitoes and enhances the quality of life for those who enjoy the outdoors
  • It provides the ability to respond to mosquito-borne disease outbreaks
  • It enables a community to respond to constituent complaints about mosquitoes

Our Purpose

  • Promote mosquito control in South Carolina
  • Maintain public interest in mosquito control
  • Keep up with the latest developments in mosquito control and prevention control methods
  • Disseminate information concerning mosquitoes and their control to the membership and the general public through publications and meetings
  • Unite and coordinate and promote common interests and efforts to improve the health and well being of the citizens of South Carolina

Membership Regions

Upper Region
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Greenville, Greenwood, Lancaster, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

Middle Region
Bamberg, Calhoun, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Fairfield, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Marlboro, Marion, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, and Sumter.

Lower Region
Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, and Williamsburg.

Membership Benefits

  • Participate in an organization of mosquito control professionals
  • Attend annual educational meeting of mosquito control professionals
  • Participate in a summer workshop targeted for part-time and full-time mosquito control workers
  • Earn Continuing Education Units for professional certification
  • Prepare to face the public and the media to explain mosquito control and vector-borne illnesses
  • Receive a vendor list of service and product suppliers in our area

Membership Types

Active Membership Fee
$10 per year

Sustaining Membership Fee
(includes one active membership)
$150 per year

Membership dues are renewed at Annual Meeting in November

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Constitution and By-Laws

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Membership Application

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2018 SCMCA Technician Of The Year Award

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SCMCA Award Criteria


2018 SCMCA Board Members


Robert Cartner
SC DHEC / Medical Entomology
8231 Parklane Rd
Columbia, SC 29223
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Vice President

Trey Reed
SC DHEC / Public Health
2000 Hampton St
Columbia, SC 29204
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Secretary / Treasurer

Olin Towery
Richland County Vector Control
400 Powell Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
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Upper Region Rep

Travis Shealy
8500 Farrow Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
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Middle Region Rep

Katherine Sandel
City of Columbia / Police Dept
1136 Washington St
Columbia, SC 29217
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Lower Region Rep

Raymond Clark
Santee Cooper Vector Management
1 Riverwood Dr
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
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Tammy Brewer
Richland County Vector Control
400 Powell Road
Columbia, SC 29203
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Member At Large

Joe Strickhouser
Clarke Mosquito Control
PO Box 9364
Charlotte, NC 28299
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Past President

Chris Evans
SC DHEC / Medical Entomology
8231 Parklane Rd
Columbia, SC
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L.A. Williams, Jr.
8500 Farrow Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
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Events / Workshops

Feb 12 - 14, 2018

MAMCA 43rd Annual Conference
Carolina Beach, NC
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Feb 26 - Mar 2, 2018

AMCA 84th Annual Meeting
Kansas City, MO
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Jun 7, 2018

SCMCA Summer Workshop
Santee Cooper Somerset Point
Pinopolis, SC

Nov 7-9, 2018

SCMCA 46th Annual meeting
Hilton Greenville
Greenville, SC
SCMCA Room Block Reservation

The Annual Meeting agenda will be announced in the Summer 2018.

For further information on upcoming SCMCA events, check the latest newsletter or contact:

Robert Cartner
SCMCA President
(803) 896-0940

Olin Towery
SCMCA Secretary/Treasurer
(803) 576-2428

Job Opportunities

Mosquito Control Manager

Beaufort County Mosquito Control
Beaufort, SC
Salary: 23.72 hr DOQ
View Job Listing Online
Beaufort Co. Mosquito Control Website

Contact Us

Contact our Secretary-Treasurer, Olin Towery, if you have any questions about our Association

Olin Towery, Secretary-Treasurer
SC Mosquito Control Association
Richland County Vector Control
400 Powell Road
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: (803) 576-2428