August 2022

2 Florida Pool Prosm • August 2022 FSPA CHAPTER NEWS Florida Pool Prosm © 2022 Florida Swimming Pool Association. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in any form without written permission of the publisher. 2555 Porter Lake Drive, Ste. 106 Sarasota, FL 34240 (941) 952-9293 / (800) 548-6774 Fax: (941) 366-7433 Association Mission: Advancing Florida’s swimming pool industry Executive Director Elizabeth McMurray Sr. Dir. of Communications & Marketing Charis Tyson Senior Director of Government Affairs Dallas Thiesen Office Manager Valerie Swika Accounting Manager Cheryl Cotten Events & Programs Manager Jessica Johnson Workforce Education Manager Brittany Cagle Membership Development Manager Beau Wessel PR & Digital Media Specialist Alyssa Holcomb Membership Services Specialist Kelly Sauro President Mickey Sigmon Pool Pro, Inc., Fort Pierce Vice-President Don Ball The Pool Works of Florida, Inc., Largo Treasurer Ben Evans American Pools and Spas, Inc., Orlando Secretary Deidre Bedford West Coast Pools, Bradenton At-Large Director Roy Waldhauer Waldhauer & Son, Inc., Bunnell Past President Maurice Bushroe Blue Ribbon Pools, Daytona Beach Published monthly by the Florida Swimming Pool Association CONTENTS Back to school - Don't forget your pool President's Column S *** You Should Know Happy August, FSPAmembers! Executive Director's Column Florida Swims license plate coming soon We don't just get bugs out of pools Service Article Some good, some bad Commercial Article FSPA Summer Refresher Education opportunities FSPA Sail Away Senate Bill 222 and your insurance Insurance Article Chapter News Calendar 4 4 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 24 All FSPA members are welcome to attend state Board of Directors meetings. If you would like more information or to RSVP, visit or call 800-548-6774. September 16-17 Board of Directors Meeting Lido Beach Resort Sarasota