Board Members

Board Members:

Kyle Finley

Kyle FinleyKyle Finley, of Loomis, is the Board President and the founder and owner of Twin Termite and Pest Control since 2007 with 4 offices from Sacramento to San Diego. Mr. Finley has been the President of Sacramento Association of Realtors Young Professionals, Treasurer with the Women's Council of Realtors, is a current member of PCOC and currently sits on the board of several non-profit organizations helping at risk youth locally and internationally.


Derek Devermont, ESQ

Derek DevermontDerek Devermont is the Board Vice President. Mr. Devermont is an attorney who specializes in disability advocacy.  He has taken many cases pro bono (without charge) in the fields of disability and criminal defense when he felt there had been a grave injustice.  He is one of California's elected representative members to the Democratic National Committee.  He also is a delegate to the California Democratic Party (CDP) and sits on the CDP's Rules Committee.  Derek is an avid martial artist and ran a martial arts gym that focused on providing martial arts to those in need.  Many children and adults trained without charge.


Janet Thrasher

Janet ThrasherJanet Thrasher, of Los Gatos is the co-founder and owner of Thrasher Termite & Pest Control, Inc., established in 1979. Ms. Thrasher has been involved with the Santa Clara Valley District, Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) for over 25 years and has been the district chairperson for most of the last 10 years. In 2014 Ms. Thrasher became an elected board member for the PCOC insurance committee. She is a member of the National Pest Management Association, Professional Women in Pest Management, and Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control is accredited by QualityPro, the industry’s leading pest management credentialing program. In honor of her late husband, in 2000 she founded The Duff Thrasher Memorial Youth Fund, a non-profit organization for charitable, educational, and youth sports-oriented purposes. Ms. Thrasher is an industry member appointed by the Governor, serving a four year term.


Yessenia Anderson

Yessenia AndersonYessenia Anderson is the Content and Media Relations Division Manager for Dignity Health’s Northern California Division (NCD). In her role Ms. Anderson leads the division’s digital presence strategy, as well as spearheads statewide and national media relations efforts for Dignity Health's 13 NCD hospitals to enhance their reputation and drive growth. Ms. Anderson is a senior fellow of Nueva Epoca, a Latinx Leadership program and a graduate of Leadership Sacramento a Sacramento Metro Chamber program. Ms. Anderson also currently sits on the board of the B Street Theatre whose mission is to promote cultural enrichment, social interaction, education, and literacy through the shared experience of live and virtual theater, and the performing arts.


Mark Paxson

Mark PaxsonMark Paxson, of Sacramento, is an attorney who has worked for state government for almost 25 years. He served as Senior Attorney for the Department of Developmental Services before moving to the State Treasurer's Office in 2002, where he began as Senior Attorney before promoting to General Counsel in 2005. He remained in that position until he retired in 2002 and now works as a retired annuitant for the California Student Aid Commission. He currently serves as volunteer counsel for the American River Bike Patrol and recently joined the Elk Grove Writer's Guild.

John Tengan

John TenganJohn Tengan, of Lakewood, is the Territory Manager of The Industrial Fumigant Company for Southern California and Southern Nevada. Mr. Tengan is fully structurally & agriculturally licensed in the State of California and licensed in fumigation and pest control in six other states. He is an Associate Certified Entomologist from the Entomological Society of America and holds multiple certifications in Food Safety for the Food and Commodity Industries. Mr. Tengan is an industry member appointed by the Governor, serving a three year term.