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California Associations

- November 19, 2015 -

Alameda County Beekeepers Association
600 Bellevue, Oakland, CA 94610
President: Alan Pryor 510-521-5052
V-President: Jeri Martinez 510-533-1436
Treasurer: Jim Baldwin
Secretary: Nikki Justino
Main Contact: Alan Pryor
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rotary Nature Center, 600 Bellevue Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
NCAR Oakland Lake Merritt Water and Bird Sanctuary

Beekeepers’ Guild of San Mateo County
President: Diane Zingale
V-President: Vicky Tuite
Treasurer: Joe O’Brien
Secretary: Jill Baxter
Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month
Location: 1st Congregational Church, 751 Alamede del as Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002

California State Beekeepers Association
1521 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
President: Buzz Landon
V-President: Brent Ashurst
Treasurer: Frank Pendell
Secretary: Brooke Palmer

Central Valley Beekeepers Association
PO Box 1273, Reedley, CA 93654
President: John Ballis
V-President: Brian Liggett
Secretary: Teri Solomon
Treasurer: Brad Bradway
Education Chair: Lynette Ballis
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: check website

Delta Bee Club
10828 Crothers Rd, San Jose, CA 95127
President: Alan Henniger  408-251-9214
V-President: Lucy Knoefler
Treasurer: Carlen Jupe
Secretary: Joy Jones
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m.

Gilroy Beekeepers Association
Gilroy Beekeepers Association
PO Box 1036, San Martin CA 95046
President: Randy Fox, , 408-406-6262
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gilroy Senior Center

Humbolt County Beekeepers’ Association
3828 E St, Eureka, CA 95503
President: Joy Thomas  707-444-1361
Meetings: 1st Thursday 7 p.m. except Nov, Dec, Jan
Location: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka, CA

Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association
(members are accepted from California and Oregon)
3328 Vandenberg Road, Klamath Falls, OR 97603
President: Tom Chester
V-President: Jim Smith
Secretary: Donna Schmerbach
Treasurer: Ed Geise
Meetings: 9:00 a.m., last Saturday of the Month, January-October
Location: Klamath County Ag Extension Office, 3328 Vanderberg Rd., Klamath Falls, OR

Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association
President: Bill Lewis 818-896-6506
Secretary: Stacy McKenna
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month
Location: 3561 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta, CA 91214
Main Contact: Walt McBride  818-892-9224

Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers Guild
Santa Clara Valley Beekeepers Guild
SCVBG P.O. Box 2845 Saratoga CA 95070
President: Mark Patterson
Secretary: Wayne Pitts  408-644-2382
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Dwell Christian Church Minnesota Ave San Jose CA

Sonoma County Bee Keeper’s Association
Address: P.O. Box 98
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Association website:
President:  Mike Kelly
Ph. 707-322-8503,  or
1st Vice President and Swarm Chair:  Betty Andrews-
Treasurer:  Thea Vierling –
Secretary:  Len Carl –
Meeting Date & Time, if standard:  SCBA meetings are held the second Monday of every month from 7pm-9pm
Meeting Location, if permanent: Sonoma County 4-H facility, 6445 Commerce Boulevard, Rohnert Park.

The 4H facility “is right behind the 24 hour fitness & Grocery outlet store.”