BIN Non-Voting Member (2006-2008 President)
Owner, Knockout Pest Control
May 2006 Arthur M. Katz is president of Knockout Pest Control in Uniondale which he founded in 1975, and which serves the New York metropolitan area.
He is an expert in termite, rodent, bird, carpenter ant and bee/wasp control.
is recognized as an innovator in the field of pest management, his
company, Knockout was one of the first companies to be chosen by Dow AgroSciences to offer the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System commercially in 1995, and is the forerunner in the use of the electronic Sentricon detection technology.
These systems offer property owners protection from termite infestation utilizing an environmentally responsible solution.
It was important to Katz
to be able to provide property owners with environmentally sound alternatives.
Katz is also a member of the Dow AgroSciences Advisory Committee for Sentricon.
He is past president of the New York State Pest Management Association and is a past board member of the National Pest Management Association.
Most recently, Knockout donated over $20,000 worth of termite prevention and protection to Nassau County's
Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums for use at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.
is past chair person of the Long Island Cabinet of UJA-Federation of New York
and the current Synagogue Task Force
He was formerly a co-chair of the Long Island Program Services Cabinet.
Arthur is currently a member of UJA-Federation's Board of Directors.
From 1990-1993, Arthur was president of United Jewish Y's of Long Island and has served as its chairman of the board as well as chairman of the Jewish Arts Festival.
In August 2001 Katz was appointed Vice-Chairman Long Island Division for the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA).Katz is a founding member of LIREG (The Long Island Real Estate Group).
was formed in 2004 to encourage networking between Long Island Real Estate Developers, owners and the allied trades, and to raise funds for charitable real estate projects on Long Island.
In the summer of 2005 Katz was appointed to the Board of the Nassau Conservancy.
mission is to spearhead a countywide effort to restore gardens, historic buildings and promote cultural activities for current and future generations.Katz lives in Jericho with his
wife, Barbara, and their two daughters, Sara, 25 and Stephanie, 23.
He is a past president of Temple Or-Elohim in Jericho.
In addition he is a member of the Tam O'Shanter Club.