Speaker Bio


Caroline Kirby

Caroline Kirby

Technical Director, Plunkett’s Pest Control

Caroline Kirby is the Technical Director at Plunkett’s Pest Control, the president of the Minnesota Pest Management Association, and an advisory board member of the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative. She has a master’s degree in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology — Natural Resources from the University of Wisconsin. Kirby began her pest control industry career as a service technician for the Minnesota-based company, where she helped keep the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and the University of Minnesota—St. Paul campus free of pests. She is an Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) and earned a Public Health Entomology Certificate from the Entomological Society of America.