Volunteer of the Year
American Mosquito Control Association Names Jorge Arias
of Fairfax County the
2011 Volunteer of the Year
March 28, 2011 Anaheim, California
The American Mosquito Control Association is proud to announce that Dr. Jorge A. Arias, PhD, of the Fairfax County, Virginia, Health Departments Disease Carrying Insects Program was awarded the Volunteer of the Year recognition at its annual conference this year.
Dr. Arias was commended for his outstanding contributions to the furtherance of mosquito control education and outreach programs in Fairfax County Virginia and to communities around the world. The Fairfax County program has an outstanding education and outreach program comprised of committed biologists, entomologists, and community outreach staff. This team has developed outstanding brochures, calendars and books used for community education efforts.
In March of 2011 the Fairfax County program joined with the AMCA to
provide their educational
materials to all communities and non-profits to personalize and use
in their communities. This most generous gesture allows communities to
have high quality educational materials without the upfront design and
Please visit the Disease Carrying Insects Program webpage for more information about the Fairfax program.