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Alabama Associations

Alabama Beekeepers Association
1260 Easley Bridge Road
Oneonta, AL 35121-4110
President: Damon Wallace
V-President: Jeff Lee
Treasurer/Secretary: Bonnie Funderburg
Main contact info: Lonnie Funderburg-Editor of Newsletter

Blount County Beekeepers Association
President: Harold Deason
Vice-President: Mike Brady
Secretary/Treasurer: Charlene Makofsky
Treasurer: Bill Merrick
Meetings: 4th Thursday 6:30 PM of month except November and December
Place: Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Oneonta, AL

Etowah County Beekeepers Association
Gadsden, AL
President: Wil Montgomery
Meetings: 1st Thursday of odd numbered months 6:30 p.m. East Gadsden Comm. Center

Jefferson County Bee Keepers
Birmingham, AL 36301
President: Danielle Dowell
V-President: Paul Mancill
Treasurer: Jim Strickland
Secretary: Nancy Glenn
Meetings: 3rd Thursday monthly, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Walker County Beekeepers Association
President Lonnie Funderburg
Secretary/Treasurer: Barry Banks
Meetings: 4th Monday 6:30 PM of month except July (picnic) and December (no meeting)
Location: Extension Service Bldg. 1501 N. Airport Road, Jasper, AL

Wiregrass Beekeepers Association
c/o Bill Miller, 2991 Eddins Road, Dothan, AL 36301
President: Bill Miller  334-794-8362
V-President: David Edgehard
Treasurer: John Broland
Secretary: Mary Miller
Meetings: 1st Thursday monthly, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Houston Co. Extension Office, Dothan, AL

Arkansas Associations

Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association
200 Lockhaven Point, Hot Springs AR 71913-8406
President: Jay Vestal 501-538-9331
Vice President: Clint Kohls
Secretary: Alison Crane (501) 693-6321
Treasurer: Dwight Cox (501) 624-787
Main Contact, Alison Crane (501) 693-6321
Meetings: last Thurday of the month, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Center Fork Baptist Church, 1101 S Moore Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913
More Info:

Southern Arkansas Regional Beekeepers
9th Avenue,Leola, AR 72084
President: Robert Schappek  501-915-9423
V-President: Jimmy Warnix
Treasurer/Secretary: Betty Scott  501-939-2780
Meetings: 3rd Thurs. in March & 3rd Thurs. in Oct. 9:00 a.m.

White County Beekeepers Association
Downtown Church of Christ – Auditorium
900 North Main St., Search, Arkansas
President: Richard Vardaman 501-593-5324
V-President: Tracey Western
Secretary: Jackie Orvis
Treasurer: Natalie Moon
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each Month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

California Associations

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.”

Colorado Associations

Boulder County Beekeepers
President: Tom Nangle 303-678-5631
V-President: Phil Bradbury
Treasurer: Carol Streamer
Secretary: Doyen Mitchell
Main Contact: website
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday-Feb & March, (othere as announced)
Location: Left Hand Grange, Niwot, Grange, Colorado

Mile Hive Bee Club
President: Kristina Williams
Vice President: Gregg McMahan
Meetings: 2nd Tuesdays of the month
Location: Project Angel Heart, 4950 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216

Mountain High Beekeepers Cooperative
8289 N. 95th St., Longmont, CO 80504
Director: Al Summers
Secretary/Treasurer: Patricia Butler
Meetings: Most communication . . business conducted via Email
Location: see Association Website:

Connecticut Associations

CT Beekeepers Association
55 Wolf Pit Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
President: Ted Jones t.c.jones@snet  860-677-9391

Delaware Associations

President: Kathy Hossler
VP New Castle County: Bill Leitzinger
VP Kent County: Joe Nicolai
VP Sussex County: Ray Banks
Treasurer: Bob Bauer
Secretary: Rebecca Rendeiro



Florida Associations

Alachua County Beekeepers Club
PO Box 214, Alachua, FL 32616
President: Matthew Albritton, 917 SW Spirit Ave., Fort White, FL  32038 386-454-5223
Vice President: Melody Royster, 2338 NW 38th Ave., Apt. 2-204, Gainesville, FL  32605 352-283-4557
Treasurer: Terry Peattie 4218 NW 234th Ave., Alachua, FL  32615 386-462-3404
Secretary: Cindy Diehl 23122 NW 11 Rd., Newberry, FL 32669 352-278-3240
Main Contact: Chappie McChesney, Founder 386-462-2637
Meetings: Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 7pm.
Place: Hitchcock’s Foodway on US 441 in Alachua, Fl

Escarosa Beekeepers Association
Phone: (850) 478-7690
Secretary: Rizza Johnson (850) 698-6418
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of each month. 10:00am
Location: 9801 Lyman St, Pensacola, FL

Florida State Beekeepers Association
President: Keith Councell 3004 El Dorado Blvd. N., Cape Coral, FL 33993  239 839-4479
V-President: Tom Nolan 2424 51st Blvd E, Bradenton, FL 34208  941-747-4588
Treasurer: Debbie Bohannon    200 Bee Farm Rd, Hastings, FL 32145  904 692-4238 H  904 886-9389 W
Secretary: Dr. Malcolm Sanford 5002 NW 64th Lane Gainesville, FL 32653 352-336-9744

Gainesville Area Bee Club
President:  Janice Garry,, (352) 575-8298
Meeting: 1st Thursday of each month
Location: University of Florida Entomology Building,
1881 Natural Area Dr., Gainesville, FL 32611

Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
President: Brendhan Horne 561-206-4483
Vice-President: Leonard Kahn
Treasurer: Jody Leger 561-213-5928
Secretary: Ruth Walker 501-582-7378
Main Contact: Brendhan Horne 561-206-HIVE
Meeting: 1st Friday of every month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415

Ridge Beekeepers Association
President: Alden Struthers
Treasurer: Linda Miksa
Secretary: Lotta Kay Struthers
Meeting: 4th Monday of each month
Location: Polk County Extension Office, Barstow, FL 33830

Tampa Bay Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 2035, Seffner, FL  33583
Phone: (813) 778-6800
President: David Smith
Vice President:  Robert Messineo
Secretary: Renee Hartmann
Treasurer: Joyce Lang
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Sefner, FL

Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association
(serving St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties)
The Classroom at the St Lucie County Extension
8400 Picos Rd, Port St. Lucie, FL  34945
Contact: Michelle Peterson (772) 828-1385
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 7 p.m.

Georgia Associations

Resource People for Georgia Beekeeping

Bartow Beekeepers Association
Cartersville, GA
President: David Johnston
V-President: Victor Halbgewachs
Secretary: Carolyn McQueen
Treasurer: Gary Woods
Meetings: Every third Tuesday of the month 7pm – 8pm
Location: Bartow County Extension Office (old school house behind the Cartersville Library).
We will be meeting in the auditorium.

Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association
24 Wagon Wheel Dr., Ellerslie, GA
President: Dr. A. Earl Ceseal
V-President: Rich McDowell
Treasurer/Secretary: Duane Johnson
Meetings: 2nd Monday bi-monthly (beginning January) 7:00 p.m.
Location: 1/2011 Columbus State Univ(Lindsey Creek Rd. & College Dr)
3/2011 Oxbow Meadows Nature Center, Columbus

Cherokee Beekeepers Club
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: First Baptist Church Holly Springs 2632 Holly Springs Pkwy, Holly Springs, GA

Clarks Hill Beekeepers Association
President: Mr. Berman Kent
Vice-President: Mr. Terry Norman
Treasurer: Mr. David Dross
Secretary: Mrs. Deborah Blanchard
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. first Monday (bi-monthly – only EVEN months)
Location: Casaga Lake Club House, 6343 Yelton Rd, Appling, GA  (Walden Pond, off Hwy 221)

Coastal Empire Beekeepers Association
President: Greg Stewart 912-704-3160
Vice President: Sue Hendricks  912-351-0115
Secretary: Gail Colson 912-852-5124 home 912-515-0294 cell
Treasurer: Linda Harms
Meetings: 6:00 p.m. 2nd Monday of the month
Location: Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, Ga.

Coweta County, GeorgiaCoweta Beekeepers Association
President – Dan Scales –
Vice President – Debbie King –
Secretary – Marilynn Parker –
Treasurer – Andy Anderson –
Meetings: 2nd Mondays of month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Coweta County Extension Office, 255 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

East Central Georgia Bee Club
Roosevelt McWilliams 706-554-2119
Meetings:7:00 p.m. 4th Monday (bi-monthly)
Location: Burke Co. Office Park Complex, 715 W 6th St, Waynesboro, GA

Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 1st Monday of the month
Location: J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research Ctr, 1420 Experiment Station Rd, Watkinsville, GA 

Effingham County Beekeepers Association
Meeting: 2nd Thursday, 6:30 pm
Location: Fellowship Bible Church, 841 Old Dixie Hwy Springfield, Ga 31329

Forsyth Beekeepers Club
Meetings: 6:30 p.m. 4th Thursday of the month
Location: Sawnee Mountain Preserve, Visitor Center, 4075 Spot Road, Cumming, GA

Gwinnett County, Beekeepers Club of
Meeting: Second Tuesday of Each Month
Location: Hebron Church, 202 Hebron Church Rd, Dacula Ga 30019, Building A – 3rd Floor

Henry County Beekeepers
President: David McLeod
Vice President: Arthur “Brutz” English IV
Secretary: Fred Zimmerman
Treasurer: Jerry Haygood
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 2nd Tuesday of the month
Location: Public Safety Bldg, 116 Zack Hinton Pkwy South, McDonough, GA

Heart of Georgia Beekeepers
President: Tim Smith 478-397-7883
Vice-President: Dewayne Pitts
Secretary: Hazel McCurdy  478-987-1304  478-808-1251
Treasurer: Kelly Hillis 478-954-9797
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Tuesday of the month
Location: Camp John Hope, FFA-FCCLA Ctr, 281 Hope Entrance Rd, Fort Valley, GA

Lake Country Beekeepers Association
Bruce Morgan 478-357-4029
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Monday of the month
Location: Hancock Co. Extension office, 12534 August Highway, Sparta, GA

Lake Hartwell Beekeepers Association
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Family Life Center of the First Baptist Church in Lavonia, GA

Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association
President: Cindy Hodges
Vice-President: Chris Jones
Secretary: Chris Pahl
Treasurer: Curt Barrett
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 2nd Wednesday of the month
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

Mountain Beekeepers Association
Glen Henderson 706-745-1795
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: United Community Bank, 25 GA Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA

Northeast Georgia Beekeepers Association
President: Virginia Webb 706-754-7062
Vice-President: Slade Jarrett 706-677-2854
Secretary: Joyce Collins 706-839-7047
Treasurer: Julie Civitts 706-599-1711
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Habersham Co. Extension, 555 Monroe St, Clarkesville, GA

Northwest Georgia Beekeepers Association
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 2nd Monday of the month (Jan-June & Sept)
Location: Walker County Agric. Center, 10052 N Hwy 27, Rock Spring, GA

Oglethorpe County Bee Club
Chairperson:  Gordon ‘Tick’ Bufford
Vice-Chairperson:  Kevin Strawser
Secretary:  Glenn Galau
Treasurer:  Duncan Gannon
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Monday of the month
Location: Oglethorpe Farm Bureau Building, 925 Athens, Rd (US 78), Crawford, GA

Southeastern Beekeepers Association
Barry Hart 912-337-5464
Meetings: Spring & fall meetings by announcement
Location: TBA

Southeast Georgia Beekeepers
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 4thd Tuesday of the month, Aug-March
Contact: Ben Bruce 912-487-2001

Southwest Georgia Beekeepers
Sonny Swords 912-941-5752
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. third Monday
Location: Colquitt Co. Farm Bureau, 1899 Sylvester Hwy, Moultrie, GA

Sowega Beekeepers Club
Jesse Corray, President
Thom Carey, Vice-President
Barbara Gagnon, Secretary
Don Geisman, Treasurer
Meetings: 6:30 p.m. second Thursday
Location: Chehaw Park, Creekside Educational Ctr,105 Chehaw Park Road, Albany, GA

Tara Beekeepers Assoication (Clayton Co. area)
President, Mary Cahill-Roberts
Vice President, Fran Lane
Secretary, Ruth Trawick
Treasurer, Evelyn Williams
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Monday of the month (except Oct & Dec, see website)
Location: Kiwanis Room, Georgia Power Bldg, 752 Main Street, Forest Park

Troup County Assoicationof Beekeepers
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. 3rd Monday of the month
Location: 4-H Ag Bldg on Hwy 27 at Vulcan Rd.

Hawaii Associations

Hawaii Beekeepers’ Association
3081G Paty Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822-1448
President: Michael M. Kliks, PhD  808-988-7203
Meetings: 4th Monday of Feb, May, Aug, Nov/Annual Meeting 6:00 p.m.
Location: Manoa Garden, Elders Center, 2790 Kaholoa Dr., Honolulu, HI 96822


Big Island Beekeepers Association (BIBA)
Island of Hawaii – East side of Island, City of Hilo based.
BIBA meetings are held 6:00 PM every second Tuesday of the month. Location:
​ Kamana Senior Center
127 Kamana St., Hilo HI
E-mail or call us for more information
Google Phone# (805) 399-2422

Idaho Associations

Idaho Honey Industry Association
55 SW 5th Ave. Ste. 100, Meridian, Idaho 83642
Past President- Nick Noyes, email
President- Jonathon Millet, phone- 208-412-1092
Vice-President- Andrew Puckett
Secratary/ Treasurer- Josh Reisinger, phone- 208-369-3607
Executive Director- Rick Waitley
Main Contact- Association Management Group, email-, phone- 208-888-0988
Meetings: Dec 5th and 6th, 2013
Location: Red Lion Downtowner- Boise, ID

Idaho Associations

Idaho Honey Industry Association
55 SW 5th Ave. Ste. 100, Meridian, Idaho 83642
Past President- Nick Noyes, email
President- Jonathon Millet, phone- 208-412-1092
Vice-President- Andrew Puckett
Secratary/ Treasurer- Josh Reisinger, phone- 208-369-3607
Executive Director- Rick Waitley
Main Contact- Association Management Group, email-, phone- 208-888-0988
Meetings: Dec 5th and 6th, 2013
Location: Red Lion Downtowner- Boise, ID

Illinois Associations

Cook Du Page Beekeepers Assn. Inc.
Organized 1921 – Chartered 1936
President-  Jane Collins 630-369-6272
Vice President – John Hansen 708-772-1196
Treasurer: -Terry Breen 630-513-0803
Secretary -Charles Williams 630-858-6308
Main Contact: Charles Laurence 630-801-0979
Meeting: 3rd Saturday of the month during Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct (banquet), and Nov.
Location: Christ Lutheran Church of Clarendon Hills, IL Route 83 and Ogden Ave
meetings begin 7:00 pm

Fox Valley Beekeepers Association
Organized Chartered 2013
President – Mark Schmidt 630-423-6245  email
Vice President – Tom Luppino 630-423-6245  email
Secretary – Kim Luppino  630-423-6245  email
Treasurer: -Terry Breen – 630-423-6245  email
  Last Tuesday of the month, no meetings during July and December
Location:  Batavia Public Library 10 S. Batavia Ave (Route 31), Batavia, IL.  Doors open at 6:30pm And meeting starts at 7pm

Heart of Illinois Beekeepers
President: Pat Sheets 309-668-0501
V-President: Brian Davies 309-875-3205
Treasurer: Mike Moens 309-467-4489
Secretary: Janet Hart 309-446-3004
Main Contact: Janet Hart
Location: Peoria, Pekin & Bloomington, IL

Illiana Beekeepers Association

President: Caprice Stone, 2651 925th St, Paris IL 61944
V President: Michael Longmire, 7092 E Clarksville, Martinsville IL 62442
Sec/Treasurer: Teresa Dennis, 18394 E 950th, Paris IL 61944

Illinois State Beekeepers
PO Box 83, Kansas, IL 61933
President: James Belli 847-838-0207
V-President:  Rich Ramsey 217-691-9354
Treasurer: Udell Meyer 618-633-2429
Secrectary: Rita Taylor 217-626-1319

Kankakee River Valley Beekeepers Association
1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
President: John Bailey 815-214-8486
V-President: Butch Vinke
Treasurer: Peter Hansen
Secretary: Donna Oppolo
Meetings: March 6, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST
Location: University of Illinois Extension Office

Mississippi Valley Beekeepers Association
President: Dale Hill 217-885-3147
Vice-President: LeAnn Moyers 217-617-9080
Treasurer: Debi Love 573-822-3081
Secretary: Tina McClelland 217-257-2704
Meetings: 7:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month
Location: Adams Co. Farm Bureau
330 S. 36th St., Quincy, IL 62301

Indiana Associations

10 O’Clock Bee Line Beekeepers Association
(Nashville / surrounding counties)
Contact: Mark Partridge 812-988-9390
Meetings are held 2nd Monday of each month

Bedford Beekeepers Association
(Bedford / surrounding counties)
Meetings are held 3rd Tuesday of each month

Central Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Indianapolis / surrounding counties)
Contact: Sam Dodd 317-353-2475
Meetings are held 3rd Monday of each month

Clay County Beekeepers Association
(Brazil / surrounding counties)
Contact: Andy Lohrman 812-201-8722

Community Beekeepers Association
(Greenfield / surrounding counties)
Contact: Ron Myers 317-462-7380
Meetings are held 1st Thursday of each month

East Central Beekeepers Association
(Anderson / South Central Michigan)
Contact: Steve Doty 317-485-5593 

The Beekeepers of Indiana
7784 N. Sanctuary Lane, Mooresville, IN 46158
President – Dale McMahan
Vice-President – John Schellenberger
Secretary – Linda Burkett
Treasurer – Debbie Seib

Lake Shore Beekeepers Association
(Northwest Indiana / Southwest Michigan)
Contact: Dave Laney, 574-656-8701

Michiana Beekeepers Association
(North Central Indiana / South Central Michigan)
Contact: Bob Baaughman 574-276-3959

Southeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Milan and Moores Hill area chapter)
Contact: Jim Orem 812-623-2062
Meetings are held 3rd Thursday of each month

Southeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Hanover and Madison area chapter)
Contact: Ginger Davidson
Meetings are held 2nd Thursday of each month

North Eastern Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Fort Wayne / surrounding counties)
Contact: Harry Jones 260-637-1453
Meetings are held 3rd Thursday of each month

North West Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Crown Point / surrounding counties)
Contact: Ed Rice, 219-781-8526

River Valley Beekeepers Association
PO Box 1056, Jeffersonville, IN 47131
Phone: 812-283-5470
Meetings: 2nd Monday of month 6:30 p.m. (October – March)
Location: Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E Court Ave, Jeffersonville, IN
Field Days: April – September (time and date set by host member)
Website: (to be online soon)

Spring Valley Beekeepers Association
(Georgetown  /south central counties)
Contact: Kenny Schneider 812-951-3737

Southwestern Indiana Beekeepers Association
(Rockville / surrounding counties)
Contact: Pam & Steve Hauser 765-569-5559

Sugar Creek Beekeepers Association
(Southwest counties)
Contact: Kim Fromm 812-483-0453

Wabash Valley Beekeepers Association
(Terre Haute / surrounding counties)
Contact: Perry Riley 812-898-1385

West Central Beekeepers Association
(Lebanon / surrounding counties)
Contact: Mike Schluttenhofer 765-482-4384

White Lick Beekeepers Association
(Mooresville / surrounding counties)
Contact: Randy Morris 317-833-4658
Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month

White River Beekeepers Association
(Spencer / surrounding counties)
Contact: Justin Lovell 812-360-9278
Meetings are held 2nd Tuesday of each month

Iowa Associations

Back-to-Basics Beekeeping Club
Contact: Eves Cadwallader
2420 285th St. Oskaloosa, IA 52577 641-673-3993

Central Iowa Beekeepers Association
1988 Vine Ave., Marshalltown, IA 50158
President: Arvin Foell 30930 530th Ave. Kelley, IA 50134 ph. 515-597-3060 cell 515-450-9494
V-President: Ellie Johnson
Treasurer/Secretary: Margaret Hala 641-752-2981
Main contact info: Margaret Hala 641-752-2981
Meetings: 3rd Saturday of March, June, Sept., 2nd Sat. of Jan.
Location: N/A

Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers
Contact: Julia McGuire

East Central Iowa Beekeepers
President: Joseph Klingelhutz 319-530-7949
Vice-President: Will Swain
Secretary: Jim Davis 319-331-9542
Treasurer: Jean Stallman
Meetings: 2nd Monday of March, June, Sept., Dec
Location: Johnson County Fairgrounds, Montgomery Hall

Iowa Honey Producers Association
President: Eve Vanden Broek
V-President: Erin Miller
Treasurer: Rhonda Heston
Secretary:Heidi Love
Meetings: Annually, 1st half of November

North Iowa Bee Club
Contact: Pat Ennis 1040 Union Ave. Goodell, IA  50439  641-444-4767

Northeast Iowa Beekeepers
Contact: Louise Johnson 34147 310th St.  Guttenberg, IA 52052  563-252-2340

Northwest Iowa Beekeepers
Contact: Larry J. Boernsen 6724 200th St. Ocheyedan, Iowa 51354  712-735-4205

Red Rock Beekeepers
Contact: Gerald Murphy  1180 92nd Ave. Knoxville, IA 50138  641-218-4814

Southeast Iowa Beekeepers Association
Contact: Vernie Ramsey  22781 Route J16  Birmingham, IA 52535  319-498-4355

Southwest Iowa Honey Producers
Contact: Mike & Donna Brahms 14922 535th St. Griswold, IA 51535 712-778-4256

Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa
Contact: Judy Spence 12839 Carpenter Trail Carlisle, IA 50047  515-988-8397

Kansas Associations

Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers Association
President: Larry Coppinger  913-774-4810
V-President: Michael Sinclair  913-367-1257
Secretary: Beth Ward  913-680-1097
Treasurer: Bob Burns  913-831-6096
Meetings: various locations & times

Kentucky Associations

Big South Fork
110 Murphy Subdivision Rd, Stearns, KY 42647
President: James Foster  606-376-5428 (Main Contact)
V-President: Gary W Anderson 606-354-4140
Treasurer/Secretary: Elizabeth Foster 606-376-5428
Meetings: 2nd Friday of month 7:00 p.m. Eastern
Location: McCreary Branch of Somerset Community College

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Lake Cumberland Beekeepers’ Association
Past President- Ray Tucker,
President- Jonathon Millet, David Gilbert,, 606 677-6662
Vice-President- Dorothey Morgan,
Secretary- Tony Saylor
Treasurer- Dan Crockett
Meetings: Third Monday of the month (ex. Nov. & Dec.)
Location: Pulaski County Extension Office, Somerset, Kentucky


Kentucky Backyard Beekeepers
C. J. Grant County Extension Office
105 Baton Rouge Rd. Williamstown, KY 41097
President: Jim Brown  859-428-1896
Vice-President: John D. Kelly  513-460-2491
Treasurer: Marvin B. Lawrence  859-824-7264
Secretary: Nancy Ogg  859-250-4204
Main Contact: Stan Flerlage  859-824-4882
Meetings: 2nd Monday each month 7:00 pm est.
Meeting Location: Grant County Extension Office

Pennyrile Beekeepers Association
15275 Meacham Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
President: Jim Hazelrigg 270-889-0019
V-President: Paul Arvin 270-475-4574
Treasurer: Roger Sugg 270-475-9485
Secretary: Alethia Prettyman  270-269-6006
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month 7:00 p.m.

The Kentucky Bee Company Online Forum

Whitley County Bee Keepers
609 4th St., Corbin, KY 40701
President: O.B. Richardson 606-528-4204
Treasurer/Secretary: Norma Walters
Meetings: 2nd Thursday April through October
Location: 17th St. Christian Church, 200 17th St., Corbin KY 40701

Louisiana Associations

Louisiana Beekeepers Association, Inc.
Louisiana Beekeepers Association Inc.
c/o Beth Derr, 210 Meadowlark Drive,
Jefferson, TX 75657

Keith Guidroz
115 Topping Rd.
Lafayette, La 70506
Meeting Date: Last Thursday of the month, 6:15 PM
Location: North Library, Carencro

Schawee Scharwath
3410 Sugar House St.
Paulina, LA 70763
Meeting Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:00 PM
Location: Ascension Parish Library

Jeremy Hammett, President
PO Box 52271
Shreveport, La 71135-2271
Meeting Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: Broadmore Baptist Church, Shreveport

Warren Hoag Jr.
115 S. Lake Auther Ave.
Jennings, La 70546
Meeting Date: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7 PM
Location: Green’s Cafe

Kevin Mixon, President
29909 Elmore McKigney Ln.
Springfield, LA 70464
Meeting Date: 1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: First Baptist Church, Hwy 21, Covington

Gary K. McKenzie
P.O. Box 77832
Baton Rouge, LA 70879
225-751-1751 or 225-235-5657
Meeting Date: 1st Tuesday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: Louisiana Resource Center for Educators Bldg.

Paul Whitehead, President
41 Booker Fowler Rd.
Forest Hill, La 71430
Meeting Date: 1st Thursday of the month, 5:30 PM

Amy Weeks
1498 Mock Rd.
West Monroe, LA 71292
Meeting Date: 2nd Friday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: 704 Cypress Street, West Monroe

Nola Ducote
3023 Pine Needle Drive
Sulphur, La 70663
Lake Area Beekeepers Facebook Group
Meeting Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 PM
Location: LSU Ag Center, 7107 Gulf Hwy, Lake Charles  70607

James L Davis
146 Redemption Lane
Ruston LA 71270
Meeting Date: 4th Tuesday of every month, 7 PM
Location: Lincoln Parish Safety Complex, 161 Camp Road, Ruston LA

Ken Ensminger
250 Airport Road
Vidalia, LA 71373
Meeting Date: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:00 PM
Location: Fire Station, Airport

Darci Jones
Meeting Date: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm
Location: Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans

Julian Laine, Jr.
1307 N. Florida Street
Covington, LA 70433
River Region Beekeeping Facebook page
Meeting Date: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: Ag Center, 1304 Florida St. Covington

Richard Hebert
4456 Hwy 27
DeRidder, LA 70634
Meeting Date: 1st Monday of the month, 7:00 PM
Location: Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Training Center, 412 Bolivar Bishop Dr.

Thomas Marcantel, President
477 Lee and Busby Lane
Greensburg, LA 70441
Meeting Date: 3rd Monday of the month, 6:00 pm
Location: Pine Ridge United Methodist Church

Jan Kerbow, Secretary
1104-B Bene St.
Franklinton, La 70438
Meeting Date: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 pm
Location: LSU Ag Center, Bene Dr.

Al Cavin
6534 Port Hudson Rd.
Slaughter, La 70777
Meeting Date: 1st. Monday of the month, 7:00 pm
Location: Zachary Public Library

Maine Associations

Sagadahoc Beekeepers’ Association
President: Jennifer Nadeau
V-President: Martin Lakeman
Treasurer: Rodney Woodrum
Secretary: Sonia Woodrum  207-375-8839
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month 7:00 p.m.
Location: Topsham Grange, Topsham, ME

Western Maine Beekeepers’ Association
164 Wyman Hill Road, Rumford, ME 04276
Secretary/Main Contact: Carol Cottrill  207-364-0917

Maine Associations

Sagadahoc Beekeepers’ Association
President: Jennifer Nadeau
V-President: Martin Lakeman
Treasurer: Rodney Woodrum
Secretary: Sonia Woodrum  207-375-8839
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month 7:00 p.m.
Location: Topsham Grange, Topsham, ME

Western Maine Beekeepers’ Association
164 Wyman Hill Road, Rumford, ME 04276
Secretary/Main Contact: Carol Cottrill  207-364-0917

Maryland Associations

Allegheny Mountain’s Beekeepers Association
11714 Valley Rd NE, Cumberland, MD 21502
President: Fred Litten 814-842-3471
V-President: Ben Cooper 814-324-4550
Treasurer: Mike Burkett 304-788-1550
Meetings: 2nd Friday of every month
Main contact info: Harry A. Mallow  301-724-2191, 240-580-6040 cell
Location: LaVale Library, 815 National Hwy, Cumberland, MD

Bowie-Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Association (BUMBA)
President: Mike Mehalick 301-275-5078
VP: Candee Van Iderstine 240-485-7165
Treasurer: Michael Knight 240-273-6650
Secretary: Nora Pangburn 973-214-7430
Editor: Thomasina Rogers 202-258-8942
Meetings: 1st Thursday of even months (Except December)  7:30 PM
Location: Watkins Park Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Largo, MD.

Howard County Beekeepers Association
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of every month except August & December, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dining Hall, Howard County Fairgrounds

Maryland State Beekeepers Association
President: Jim Fraser
V.P.: Kim Mehalick
Secretary: Toni Burnham
Meetings & Locations: TBA (see website)

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association
PO Box 663, Forest Hill, MD 21050-1216
President: John Knapstein
V-President: Mike DeWald
Treasurer: Robert Crouse
Secretary: Suzette Jackson
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Location: Hartford County Extension Office, PO Box 663, Forest Hill, MD 21050-1216

Lower Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association
5708 Forest Grove Rd, Parsonsburg MD 21849
President: Ron Wilson
Vice-President: Jennifer Williams
Treasurer: Tina Schrider
Secretary: Kate Patton
Publicity Director/Webmaster: George Heath
Contact: Ron Wilson 443-366-0091 cell

Meeting Information:Location: We meet at the MD, Extension Office, 28647 Old Quantico Road, Salisbury, MD 21801-8045
When: The 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Time: 7pm est.

Massachusetts Associations

Essex County Beekeepers
PO Box 10, Topsfield, MA 01983-0010
President: David Meldrum
V-President: Dan Conlon  413-665-4513 (Main Contact)
Treasurer/Secretary: Tom Graney
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of each month 7:30 p.m.
Location: Topsfield Fair, Bee Building, Topsfield, MA

Franklin County Beekeepers Association
2 South Mill River Rd, South Deerfield, MA 01373
President: Rick Intres
V-President: Dan Conlon
Treasurer/Secretary: Tom Graney 413 522 7288 (Main Contact)
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month 7-9 p.m.
Location: Deerfield Senior Center, Main St., Deerfield, MA

Hampden County Beekeepers Association
72 Belmont Ave. Enfield, CT 06082
President: Jim Stefanik 413-786-1790
V-President: Jeff Rys
Treasurer: Cheryl Robare
Secretary: Jessica Martin
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of every month September through May
Location: Community Grange, 47 North West St., Feeding Hills, MA 01030

Massachusetts Beekeepers Association
c/o Paul Desilets, PO Box 808, East Sandwich, MA 02537
President: Dan Conlon
Treasurer: Andrea Desilets
Secretary: Paul Desilets  508-888-2304 (Main Contact)
Meetings: Spring & Fall

Norfolk County Beekeepers Association
President: Tony Lulek  35 Dalton Road, Holliston, MA 01746, 508-893-7970, Cell 617-281-8867
Meeting: 1st Monday of each month 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m
Location: Norfolk Aggie, 400 Main St., Walpole, MA 02081

Michigan Associations

Pine River Beekeeping Club
Meetings: Monthly 3rd Tuesday at 6:30pm
Location: Pine River Nature Center 2585 Castor Rd, Goodells, MI 48027
President: Jim Ford
Vice President: Jason Dusett
Treasurer: Sarah Nelson
Secretary: Sue-Case Hunt
Member at Large: Dave Agar
Member at Large: Mike Kinyon
Member at Large: Todd Murdock

Michigan Beekeepers’ Association
Terry Toland
Web site: Michigan Beekeepers Association

Southeastern Michigan Beekeepers’ Association
5488 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-9425
Main contact info: Roger Sutherland, 734-668-8568
President: Clay Ottoni,, 248-454-9800
Vice President: Richard Mendel,, 734-761-7861
Treasurer: Mary Sutherland,, 734-668-8568
Secretary – 2 people: Sandy/Randy Graichen,, 734-483-0231

Minnesota Associations

Crow River Beekeepers Association
12321 600th Ave
Litchfield, MN 55355
320-583-0433  Harmony Schlueter

Northeastern Minnesota Beekeepers Association
Pres: Sam Stuart
Treasurer: Ray Lopez
Meeting: held the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton, Mn. Meetings are open to the public.

Southeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association
President:  Jennifer Grovdahl
Vice President: Steve Malueg
Secretary/Treasurer: Cathy Shaw
Meeting: 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M., February through November.
Location: Assisi Heights, 1001 14th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901.


Mississippi Associations

Central Mississippi Beekeepers Association

President: Brian Carver / 601-906-0857
Facebook Page:
Meetings: Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
Location: MS Ag & Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Dr. Jackson, MS

Delta Area Beekeepers Associaton
Meetings:  as scheduled.
Contact Stanley Holland, 662-745-0529, email

Gulf Coast Beekeepers Association– Meets monthly for beekeepers along the Gulf Coast, Contact Doug Lowery, 228-826-2234

Lafayette County Beekeepers Assocation
Meetings: as scheduled.
Contact the local county extension office for details or Harold Brummett, 25 CR 4009, Oxford, MS 39655. 

Marion County Beekeepers Association
Meets Monthly for beekeepers in the Columbia, Foxworth, Sumrall area.
Contact:  D. L. Wesley at 601-736-3272, email

N.E. Mississippi Beekeepers Assocation– Meets quarterly in Fulton. Contact Romona Edge, 662-862-3201, email

Southeastern Beekeepers Association
Laurel or Ellisville, MS
Contact: John Tullos  601-782-9234 email:
or Hubert Tubbs 601-382-2607 email:
V-President: Donald Rushton

Missouri Associations

Missouri State Beekeepers Association

For a list of local clubs in Missouri, see


Nebraska Associations

Nebraska Beekeepers Association
c/o Warren Nelson
2839 N 46th St., Lincoln, NE 68504
President: Mike Slater
V-President: Cheryl Osterloh
Treasurer: Warren Nelson
Secretary: JoAnn Vasko
Main contact: Warren Nelson 402-466-8173

Nevada Associations

Northern Nevada Apiculture Society
14060 Edmands Dr., Reno, NV  89511
President: Leonard Joy 775-970-3568
V-President: Joe Muncey 775-358-0467
Treasurer/Secretary: Bill Goff 775-851-1888
Main contact: Leonard Joy
Meeting: 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (March through October)
Location: State of NV Dept of Agriculture Bldg., 405 S. 21st St., Sparks, NV 89431

New Hampshire Associations

New Hampshire Beekeepers Association
Shane Howard

Pawtuckaway Beekeepers Association
c/o 37 Swan Drive, Nottingham, NH 03290
President: Bill Booth 603-670-5539
V-President: Barbara Lawler
Treasurer: Moe L’Heureux
Secretary: Ellie Palmer
Main Contact: Bill Booth (info above)
Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month 7-9 p.m.
Location: St. Pauls Church, Main Street, Candia, NH

Seascoast Beekeeper’s Association
Jeremiah Smith Grange
1 Lee Hook Road, Lee, NH
President: Amy Robinson
V-President: Amy Antonnuci
Treasurer: Don Powers
Secretary/Newsletter Editor: Karen Johnson
Meetings: Every 3rd Thursday (except December) from 7 – 9 p.m.
July’s meeting is a picnic at another location

New Jersey Associations

Morris and Somerset County Beekeepers
Rich Lepik, Secretary/Treasurer
2091 Primrose Lane
Martinsville, NJ 08836
tel: 732 469-2574

North East Jersey Beekeepers Association
President: Fred Canavan
V-President: Thomas Fuscaldo
Treasurer/Secretary: Karl Schoenknecht
Meetings: 3rd Friday’s of the month
Location: Glen Rock, NJ

South Jersey Beekeepers Association
838 Tuska Ave, Millville, NJ 08332.
President: Seth Belson
Treasurer/Secretary: Doris Morgan

New Mexico Associations

New Mexico Beekeeping Association
Address: PO Box 7188
Address: Albuquerque, NM 87194
Association web site:

Langstroth Beekeepers of New Mexico
Phil Remick- President
2 marietta Ct. A #43
Edgewood, NM 87015
Phone: 505-238-56

New York Associations

Catskill Mountain Beekeepers Club
484 Ravine Rd, Berne, NY 12468
President: Richard J. Ronconi t 518-797-3922
V-President: Helen Faraday-Young  518-851-1391
Treasurer: Doina Dewell  518-734-4965
Secretary: Heidi Ruehlmann
Main contact info: Richard J. Ronconi 518-797-3922
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Location: Agroforestry Resource Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Route 23, Cairo, New York 12405

Champlain Valley Beekeepers Association
675 Mason St., Morrisonville, NY 12962
President: Dick Crawford
Phone: 518-561-7167

Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association
Jamestown, NY 14701
President: Dennis LaMonica
Contact address: P.O. Box 11, Pamana, NY 14767
Telephone: 716-782-4579

Meetings are the first Thursday of the month at the Frank Bratt Ag Center, Jamestown, NY

Empire State Honey Producers Association

Finger Lakes Beekeepers Club, FLBC

President: Denise O’Leary,
Treasurer: George Myers,

Meetings: 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Ithaca, NY (Sept – March), Cayuga Nature Center (April – August)

Long Island Beekeepers Associaton
Joanne Thomas
340 East 93rd Street
Apt. 27C
New York, NY 10128
Phone: 212-410-2200

Mid York Beekeepers Association
Ken Boyce
209 Tobin Drive
Chittenango, NY  13037
Phone: 315-687-9495

New York City Beekeepers Association
Mailing: 157 Broome St. #3E, NY, NY 10002
Meetings: 1st Tues of most Months
Location: Varies (typically- 123 E 15th St, Manhattan, NY)

NY Bee Wellness
A resource for honey bee health

POB 25291
Rochester NY 14626
contact: Pat Bono

NYC Beekeeping
Post Office Box 1528
New York NY 10021
917-740-4BEE (4233)


Ontario-Fingerlakes Beekeepers Association
Robert Ashmead
6930 County Road 35
Honeoye, NY 14471
Phone: 585-330-6380

Rochester Beekeepers
Rochester, NY
contact: Pat Bono

Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association
Dan Kerwood
18 Whitmore Avenue
Johnston, NY 12095
Phone: 518-762-9364

Southern Tier Beekeepers Association
593 Tunnel Rd., Port Crane, NY 13833
President: Earl Villecco 607-693-1571
Treasurer: Ernest Spencer
Secretary: JoAnn Keffer
Main Contact: Earl Villecco
Meetings: 2nd Tues. of Months (Sept-April)
Location: Cornell Co-op Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905

Steuben County Honey Bee Association
Dick Russell
5807 Dineen Road
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: 607-324-9196

Sullivan County Beekeepers Assoc.
2011 Ulster Heights Rd, Woodbourne, NY 12788
President: Jim Kile 845-647-6759
V-President: Henry King
Treasurer/Secretary: Ruth Duncan
Meetings: 2nd Friday of the month 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sullivan County CO-OP Extension, Liberty, NY

Ulster County Beekeepers Assoc.
133 Plains Rd. New Paltz, NY  12561
President: Grai St. Clair Rice
V-President: Laura Wells
Co-Secretary: Marge Morrisey
Co-Secretary: Trish Adamshack
Meetings: Most 2nd Monday of most months 7-9  p.m.
Location: Rosendale Community Center, Rosendale, NY (Hudson Valley – west)

Wave Hill Beekeepers Association
Laurel Rimmer
675 W 252nd St.
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-549-3200

Western New York Honey Producers Association
P.O. Box 873
East Aurora, New York, 14052
President: David Newman
Phone: 716-652-9120


Gotham City Honey Cooperative & NYC Beekeeping Meetup Group
Attn: Managing Director
Post Office Box 1528
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 917-318-2235

North Carolina Associations

Beekeepers of the Ablemarle Association
Amy Bundy
906 Foreman Bundy Rd.
Elizabeth City, NC  27909

Beekeepers of Wilkes County
PO BOX 253, Roaring River, NC 28669
President: Jon Molesa 336.844.4177
Vice President: Jeremy Bowlin
Treasurer: Ray Rich
Secretary: Kelly Bowlin
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Farm Bureau Bldg, Hwy 268 N. Wilkesboro, NC

Buncombe County Beekeepers Association
NC Cooperative Extension, 94 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
President: Calvin Robinson
Vice-President: Lee Banks
Treasurer: Satchel Loftis
Secretary: Amanda Stone
Meeting: 1st Monday of each month, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Grace United Methodist Church, Asheville, NC
Main contact: 828-255-5522

Coastal Plain Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 129, Tarboro, NC 27886
President: Jerry Flanagan 252-341-2697
Vice-President: Rick Coor 919-778-0210
Treasurer: Edward Ray Edwards 252-459-2562
Main contact: Bob Filbrun – Ago Agent 252-641-7815
Meeting Date & Time: 3rd Tuesday night of each month at 7:00 pm
Location: Ag. Center, Tarboro except April, Ag. Center, Wilson, & Ag. center, Nashville in November (no meetings in July & August)

Crystal Coast Beekeepers
Fisher & 16th St’s., Morehead City, NC
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Morehead City Parks & Recreation Community Center

Davie County Beekeepers Association
114 Doctor Slate Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028-2085
President: Bruce Langdon
V-President: Wayne Woosley
Treasurer: Phil Morris
Secretary: Riley Woosley
Main contact info: Susan Fariss  336-998-2975
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Davie County EMS Building, 114 Doctor Slate Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028-2085

Guilford County Beekeepers
c/o Robert J. Jacobs, 4604 Graham Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
President: Robert J. Jacobs
V-President: James Brown
Treasurer: Jackie Wiggers
Secretary: Levern Allen
Main contact info: Robert J. Jacobs  336-740-1703
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month – odd months 6:30 p.m. covered dish dinner; even months 7:00 p.m.
Location: Agricultural Extension Service Building, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405

Haywood County Beekeepers
Main Contact: Allen Blanton – 828-400-1735
Meetings: first Tuesday of the Month
Location: Haywood County Extension Office 589 Raccon Road, Waynesville, NC 28786

Macon County Beekeepers Association
249 Bates Branch Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
President: Bob Binnie
V-President: Ron Kirkland
Treasurer: Paul Farley
Secretary: Janet Hill  828-369-9819
Main contact info: Janet Hill  828-369-9819
Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Agricultural Extension Office, Thomas Heights Rd. Franklin, NC

Mecklenburg County Beekeepers
121 Hermitage Rd., Charlotte, NC 28231
President: Wayne Hansen
V-President: Richard Flannagan
Treasurer/Secretary: Libby Mack
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Marion Diehl Rec. Center, Charlotte, NC

Moore County Beekeepers Association
90 Sawmill Rd West, Pinehurst, NC 28374
President: Sanford Toole
V-President: Robin Moore
Treasurer/Secretary: Stan Davis  919-775-2096
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Location: Moore County Extension Svc Building

Orange County Beekeepers Association
Hillsborough, NC – Orange County, NC
President: Lewis Cauble
Main contact info: Jack Tapp  919-942-2006
Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: County offices, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Person County Beekeepers Association
304 South Morgan St Rm 165, Roxboro NC 27573
President: Mary Dietz (919) 698-9015
Vice-President: Inge Kautzmann  (336) 364-4077
Secretary: Lynn Wilson  (336) 364-8881
Treasurer: Donna Steen (336) 597-9890
Meeting: 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: 304 South Morgan St Rm 165, Roxboro NC 27573

Rockingham County Beekeepers Association
PO Box 4 Stoneville, NC 27048
President: Frank Wyatt 336-635-5821
Vice-President: Jerry Isley 336-472-6325
Treasurer: Barbara Tate 336-635-8213
Secretary: Jeremy Tyson 336-548-6116
Main Contact: Lenzie Kinyon 336-623-8059
Meeting Date & Time: 1st Thurs.of ea. mo. except April & July, 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: Rock Co. Cooperative Extension Service, 525 NC Hwy. 65, Wentworth, NC 27375

Rutherford Co., Chapter of NC Beekeepers Assoc.
182 Elizabeth Avenue, Forest City, NC 28043
President: Boyce Abernathy
V-President: Bruce Spivey
Treasurer: Deidre Lightsey
Secretary: Malanie Price
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Rutherford Co. Cooperative Extension Office, Spindale, NC

Stanly County Beekeepers Association
President: Dexter Biles
V-President: Aronald Vanhoy
Main Contact: Mike Barbee 704-888-2663
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7 p.m.
Location: various restaurants and Ag Center

Toe-Cane Beekeepers Association
Micaville, NC
President: Al Snipes
Vice-President: Richard Harty
Treasurer/Secretary: Carol McCroskey

Wake County Beekeepers Association
4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC
President: Danny Janes  919-567-9568
V-President: Ricky Barbour
Treasurer: Vivian Joyner
Secretary: Jill Currin
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Wake County Cooperative Center, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC

Ohio Associations

Ashtabula County Beekeepers Association
5347 White Rd. Geneva, OH 44041
Main Contact:
Meeting Date & Time: Feb, April, June, July, August, Oct., Dec., Third Saturday, Pot Luck Dinner 12:00 Noon, Business meeting 1:00 PM
Meeting Location: Ohio State Extension Offices, 39 Wall Street Jefferson, OH 44047

Athens County Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 11 Athens, OH  45701
President: Eva Bear
Secretary: Jocelyn Bailey
Treasurer: Deborah Lucas
Main Contact: Eva Bear
Meeting Date & Time: 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm
Meeting Location: OSU Extension Office, 280 West Union St. Athens, OH 45701

Brown County Beekeeper’s Association
P.O. Box 575, Mount Orab, OH 45154-9734
President: Joel G. Boothby 937-515-2476
V-President: Mark Bering
Treasurer: Dave Gee
Secretary: Brent Donathan
Main Contact: Joel G. Boothby
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Western Brown High School Community Room

Central Ohio Beekeepers Association
6240 Wright Rd, Canal Winchester, OH 43110
President: Cheryl Wachsmuth
V-President: Dana Stahlman
Treasurer/Secretary: Barry Conrad  614-837-3899
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Location: Franklin Park Conservatory

Clinton County Beekeepers Association
5171 St. Route 730, Wilmington, OH 45177
President: Corey Buckley 937-725-9957
Treasurer/Secretary: Wayne Wilkin
Main Contact: Corey Buckley
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:00  p.m.
Location: Wilmington Public Library

Coshocton County Bee Keepers
28929 Township Road 338, Warsaw, OH 43844
President: Jim Groves 
Main contact: Richard Mullet 740-824-3915

Geauga County Beekeepers Association
President: Dane Paterson 440-286-7287
Treasurer/Secretary: Eleanor Spirka 440-968-3371
Main Contact: Eleanor Spirka
Meeting: last Thursday of the month 7 p.m. (July & Aug; July-picnic meeting; Aug-fair)
Location: Kent State Campus, 11141 Clairdon-Troy Rd., Burton, OH

Green County Beekeeper’s Association
2575 Indian Ripple Road, Beavercreek, OH 45385
President: Dan O’Callaghan
V-President: Warren Summer
Treasurer: Adora Leonard
Secretary: Terry Smith
Main Contact:
Meetings: 1st Tues of each Month (except Dec and Jan)
Location: Narrows Reserve, 2575 Indian Ripple Road, Beavercreek, OH

Jefferson County Beekeeper’s Association
Steubenville, OH
President: Mike Walkosky
V-President: Marshall Clark
Treasurer/Secretary: Joe Kovaleski 740-632-7500
Main Contact: Joe Jovaleski
Meetings: 4th Monday of each Month
Location: Pleasant Hill Grange Hill, State Route 213, Steubenville, OH 43952

Knox County Beekeepers Association
President: Jeff Gabric
Secretary: Jennifer Schmidt

Lawrence County Beekeepers Association
Willow Wood, OH 45696
President: Bill Reid 740-643-2925
Contact person: Margaret Reid 740-643-2925

Maumee Valley Beekeepers
Treasurer: Ron Rudolph  419-475-2446
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month 7:00 p.m., except December

Miami Valley Beekeeper’s Association
5995 Horseshoebend Road, Troy, OH
President: Todd Faulkner
V-President: Pam Marsh
Treasurer: Al Tuttle
Secretary: Kenny Adams
Main Contact:
Meetings: 1st Monday of each Month, except for December and January
Location: Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoebend Road, Troy, OH

Mid Ohio Valley Beekeepers Association
President: Steve Boone
V-President: Sam Hammett
Treasurer: Teresa Wagoner
Secretary: Clifford Leeson
Meetings: 4th Tues of Month 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Washington County Career Center

Northeast Texas Beekeepers Association
J.B ‘Jim’ Lathem
P.O. Box 777
Wills Point, TX 75169-0777
Phone: 903-896-7100
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday each month at Russell Memorial Methodist Church, 201 South 4th St (Hwy 47), Wills Point, TX at 6:45 p.m.

North West Ohio Beekeepers Association
President: Dwight Wilson, 419-722-1953
V-President: Tim Arheit 419-371-1742
Treasurer: Ed Alt 419-969-4911
Secretary: Alan Wischmeyer 419-523-6855
Main Contact: Dwight Wilson
Meeting: 4th Tuesday of each month 7:30 p.m.
Location: Pandora School, Pandora, OH

Sandusky River Valley Beekeeping Association
President: Richard Brutsche 419-668-7386
Vice President: John Schick
Treasurer: Nancy Muncy
Secretary: Donna Valentine
Main Contact: John Schick 419-668-8947
Meeting: 1st Monday of each month
Location: TBA 

Scioto Valley Beekeepers
9642 Randle Road, Williamsport, OH 43164
President: Isaac Barnes  740-225-2462
V-President: Dan Cottrell
Treasurer: Marie Crawford
Secretary: Caroline Snoke
Main contact info: Isaac Barnes  740-225-2462
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Circleville Fire Station Meeting Room

Southwestern OH Bee Association

Stark County Beekeepers Association
14945 Liberty Ch. St. SE, Minerva, OH 44657
President: Jeff Dicken 330-868-3692
V-President: Besty Bowers
Treasurer: Scott Courtney
Secretary: Steve Smith
Main Contact: Jeff Dicken
Meetings: 1st Tues of Month 7 p.m., St. Timothy’s Church, Third St. South, Massillon, OH (some meetings are at different times and places, call Jeff first)
Location: Washington County Career Center

The Ohio State Beekeepers Association
100 Pyle Rd., Oberlin, OH 44074
86724 Keyser Rd., Cadiz, OH 43907 (After June 1, 2010)
President: Bob  740-294-1584
V-President: John Grafton
Treasurer: Carmen Conrad
Secretary: John George
Main contact info: Bob  740-294-1584

Trumble County Beekeepers Association
590 Bristol champion Townline Rd. Bristolville, OH  44402
President: Mike Shafer 330-718-8583
Vice-President: Rick Becker  330-766-6420
Treasurer: Jo Dyer 330-550-5810
Secretary: Rebecca Baxter 330-469-9713
Main Contact: Mike Shafer
Meeting Date & Time: 2nd Sunday, @ 2pm
Meeting Location: Trumbull County Agricultural Building  Cortland, OH

Tuscarowas County Beekeepers Club
President: Rick Hamilton
V-President: Paul Worstler
Secretary: Bill Watkins
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month
Location: Winfield Methodist Church

Warren County Beekeepers Association
7815 Wild Turkey Walk Maineville, OH 45039
President: Patty Harrington 513-314-3886
Vice-President: Dennis Malone 513-428-0375
Treasurer: Gary Leever 513-683-8288
Secretary: Pamela Bishop 513-518-7935
Main Contact: Patty Harrington
Meeting Date & Time: 2nd Sunday every month 2:00 PM
Meeting Location: Lebanon Presbyterian Church East St. & Silver St. Lebanon, OH 45036

Oklahoma Associations

Meetings: Twice a year on 3rd Saturday of April and Sept.
Location: Orion Fire Dept. 18 miles west of FAIRVIEW, OKLA. on Hwy 60 then 1/2 mile north, or
8 miles East of Chester, OK on Hwy 60 and then 1/2 miles north
President: Jimmy Shobert 620-660-5247

Oklahoma State Beekeepers Association
The Oklahoma State Beekeepers Association is an association of local clubs that promote, educate, train and encourage all Beekeepers regardless of age, race, gender, religion or nationality, in good beekeeping practices and all aspects of honeybee management. We also inform the public on the importance and contribution of honey bees and other pollinators.

Visit our website to learn more about local clubs, memberships, educational services, resources, member products and services.

Oregon Associations

Coos County Beekeepers Association
922 S Cedar Pt. Rd., Coquille, OR 97423
President: Shigeo Oku 541-396-4016
V-President: John Gardner
Treasurer: Jane Oku 541-396-4016
Secretary: Bobbie Gardner
Main Contact: Jane Oku
Meetings: 3rd Saturday of the month 6:30 p.m. (except Dec)
Location: OSU Building, 631 Alder St., Myrtle Point

Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association
(members are accepted from Oregon and California)
P.O. Box 1064, Klamath Falls, OR 97601
President: Paul Davitt (541) 591-2260
V-President: John Wilda
Secretary: Judith Olson
Treasurer: Raymond Rutler
Education: Katharina Davitt
Meetings: 9:00 a.m., last Saturday of the Month, January-November
Location: KBREC OSU Extension Office, 6923 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls (near the airport)

Oregon State Beekeepers Association
1881 NE Ashberry Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97124
President: Jan Lohman  541-567-3209
V-President: Paul Andersen  503-332-5410
Treasurer: Paul Kowash
5959 SW Taylors Ferry Rd, Portland OR 97219
503.452.2664; 503.367.5242 (cell)
Secretary: Carolyn
Breece 743 NW 18th St, Corvallis OR 97330
541.207.3668; 541.224.2859 (cell)
Main contact info: Carolyn Breece 541.207.3668

Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association
OSU Extension Center, Hanley Rd, Central Point Oregon
President: John B Jacob  541-582-2337
V-President: Floyed Palowski
Treasurer: Julian Lewis
Meetings: First Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m.
Location: OSU Extension Center

Tillamook County Bee Keeper
PO Box 434, Garfield, OR 97118
President: Bob Allen 503-322-3819
Meetings: Call 503-322-3819 for meeting info

Willamette Valley Beekeepers Association
4194 17th St. SE, Salem, OR 97302
President: Richard Farrier 541-327-2673
V-President: Harry Vanderpool
Treasurer: Gordon Kroemer
Secretary: Mike Rodia
Meetings: 4th Monday of each month 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., except December
Location: Chemoketa Community College

Pennsylvania Associations

2 Cs and a Bee Beekeeping Association
President: Bernie Svidergol
Vice President: Amber Lewis
Secretary: Helen Evans

Allegheny Mountain Beekeepers Association
c/o Ben Cooper, 15075 Main St., Hyndman, PA 15545
President: Ben Cooper
Vice-President: Brian Umstead
Treasurer/Secretary: Mike Burkert
Main Contact: Ben Cooper
Meetings: 2nd Friday of every month at 7 p.m.
Location: LaVale Library – Lavale, MD 21502

Armstrong-Indiana Beekeepers Association
450 Freeport Road, Butler, PA 16002
President: Lynda Reich 724-283-8637
Secretary: Eleda Swank
Main Contact: Lynda Reich

Beaver Valley Area Beekeepers Association
711 Hall St., Aliquippa, PA 15001
President: Rob Steffes  724-378-7204
V-President: Tom Johnson
Treasurer: Dan Worst
Secretary: Lyn Szymkiewicz
Main contact info: Rob Steffes  724-378-7204

Beekeepers of the Susquehanna Valley
226 Hemsarth Rd., Millville, PA 17846
Treasurer: William Blodgett
Secretary: Brenda Aucker
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Location: varies

Capital Area Beekeepers’ Association
Harrisburg, PA
President: Sam Garula
Secretary: Linda Purcell
Location: Pennsylvania State Farmshow Complex, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA

Chester County Beekeepers Association
President: Linda Betlejeski
V-President: Frank Ruthkosky
Treasurer: George Biles
Secretary: Charles Karat
Meetings & Location: see  (dates & times vary)

Monroe County Beekeepers Association
c/o RR 3 Box 3170, Snow Hill Road, Cresco, PA 18326
President: Rev. Michael J. Salnicky
Vice-President: Glenn Bachman
Treasurer: Richard Sudnik
Secretary: Laurel Bishow
Main Contact: President or V-President
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. (February thru November)
Location: Monroe County Conservation District Ed Center, Running Valley Rd, Tannersville, PA

Montgomery County Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 203, Hatfield, PA 19440
President: Mark Antunes
Vice-President: Brian Marcy
Main Contact:
Meetings: schedule at
Location: Montgomery County 4-H Center, 1015 Bridge Rd (Route 113), Skippack, PA 19426

Northwestern Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association
23273 Fry Road, Venango, PA 16440
President: Charlie Vorisek
V-President: Norm Pratt
Treasurer: John Haschalk
Secretary: Tara Miller
Main contact info: Charlie Vorisek
Meetings: 5 times yearly, Saturdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Our Lady of the Lakes, Edinboro, PA

Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association

Stephen Repasky
3109 Pioneer Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15226
(412) 445-7872

1st Vice President
Steve Finke
(610) 737-7676

2nd Vice-President
Mark Gingrich

Bob Tatro
110 Holly Hill Dr.
Oakdale, PA 15071
(412) 508-0820

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association NE PA
President: Dave Taylor 378-3728
V-President: Aubrey Elbrecht 879-4733
Meetings: 2nd Friday in April, May & June
Locations: Claverack Bldg., Montrose, PA

York County Beekeepers’ Association
c/o 1722 Union Church Rd., Seven Valleys, PA 17360
President: Jeremy Barnes
Vice-President: Julie Kurtz
Treasurer: Erin Fetters
Secretary: Gail Leasure
Main Contact: Jeremy Barnes, 717-428-1144,
Meetings: 4th Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m., Jan – Sept
Location: Community Room of Penn State, York Campus

Rhode Island Associations

Rhode Island Beekeepers’ Association
President: Chuck Wood 401-305-2355
V-President: Ed Lafferty 401-353-6644
Co-Treasurer: Lori Dobson and Cindy Bapties
Secretary: Janet Colardo (acting); Steven Burke (back-up)
Member-at-Large: Dr. Jane Dennison
Meetings: 2nd Sunday of every month, 2:00 p.m.
Location: varies

South Carolina Associations

Aiken Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 1854, Aiken, S.C. 29802
President: Allen Johnson  803-266-5162
Vice President: Leslie Davis  803-355-8143
Treasurer: Dan Taylor  803-507-4294
Sectetary: Alan S. Maclay  803-645-4533
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month
Trinity United Methodist Church, 2427 Whiskey Road, Aiken, S.C. 29801

Cherokee County Beekeepers Association
1100 W. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gafney, SC 29340
PO Box 700, Gafney, SC 29342
President: Wayne Powell
V-President: Barry Millen
Main contact: Alana West  864-489-3141
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 -7 p.m.
Location: Cherokee Co. Extension office

Edisto Beekeepers
President: Gilbert Miller 803-284-3343 ext 225

Lancaster County Beekeepers Association
Lancaster SC 29720
Meetings are the first Thursday of each month at Marion Sims Theater at Springs Memorial Hospital.
Meetings start at 7pm

Low Country Beekeepers Association
1081 Holly Ridge Ln., Cottageville, SC 29435
President: Archie Biering
V-President: Ronald Beltz
Treasurer: Lina Walters
Secretary: Diane Biering
Main Contact: Archie Biering 842-835-5912
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month (except July)
Location: Bee City, 1066 Holly Ridge Ln., Cottageville, SC 29435

SC Midstate Beekeepers Association
233 Cricket Cove Rd., Leesville, SC 29070
President: Wesley Bommer  803-564-6487
V-President: Patrick O’Connor  803-786-8754
Treasurer/Secretary: James Kepler  803-217-2070
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lexington County Admin. Bldg.

Spartanburg Beekeepers Association
Clemson Extension Office, Room 216, 142 S. Dean St. Spartanburg, SC 29302
President: Dennis Fleming
V-President: Jerry Hightower
Secretary: Susan Gardner
Treasurer: Francis Pack
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7:00 p.m. meeting
Location: Clemson Extension Office, 142 S. Dean St., Spartanburg, SC  29302

Savannah Area Beekeepers Association
President:  Shirley Murphy phone  731-926-2132
Secretary: Jesse Wint
Main Contact:  Shirley Murphy Phone:  731-926-2132 Email:
Meeting Date & Time:  Third Tuesday, 7pm

Meeting Location: Hardin Co. Library  (call contact to confirm)

Wateree Beekeepers Association
Meets the first Thursday night of every month, at 634 W. Dekalb Street in Camden, SC.
Find us at, or on Facebook.

Tennessee Associations

Anderson County Beekeepers Association
Clinton Community Building, Clinton, TN
President: Cathy Lowden 865-463-8541
V-President: Anita Greenlee
Treasurer: Dale Knight
Secretary: Linda Vanasse 865-771-1977
Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Clinton Community Building, Clinton, TN

Columbia Area Beekeepers Association
4417 Dugger Rd., Culleoka, TN 38451
President/Main contact: Jack Wohlfarth 931-987-0910
Vice-President: Richard Brickner 931-381-1187
Treasurer: Alan Woodruff 931-540-2899
Meeting Date & Time: 1st Sunday of month at 2pm
Location: Univ. of Tennessee, Agriculture Research Station, Spring Hill, TN

Elk Valley Beekeepers Association
406 Joyce Lane, Winchester, TN 37398
President: Philip Wilkerson
Main contact info: John W. Ferrell
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.

Houston-Stewart County Beekeepers Association
115 Johnny Clark Loop Erin, TN 37061
President: Otis Kelly  (931) 801-8005
Vice-President, Grant Coordinator and TBA Representative: Scott Sutton (931) 289-6339
Secretary/Treasurer: Jane Latsch (931) 289-2243
TBA – Mid TN Vice-President: Jim Garrison  615-377-7696 (office) or 615-330-0105 (cell)
Meeting Date & Time: Third Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m. Central time
Location: Farm Bureau, Erin, TN

Roane-Morgan Beekeepers Association
919 Snowhill Rd., Oakdale, TN 37829
President: Bobby Horton
V-President: Bill Layne
Treasurer: Dale Snow
Secretary: Peggy Snow
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Advantage Center, Wartburg

Rutherford County Beekeepers Association
12931 Newton Rd, Unionville, TN 37180
President: Keith Elrod 615-274-3725
V-President: Robert Burns 615-274-6836
Secretary: Robbin Elrod 615-274-3725
Main contact info: Keith Elrod 615-274-3725
Meetings: 1st Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lane Agriculture Center, 315 John R. Rice Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN

Tennessee Beekeepers Association
3900 Rock Springs Rd, Watertown, TN 37184
5115 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027
President: Jim Garrison
V-President: Ray Turner
Treasurer: Petra Mitchell
Main Contact: Jim Garrison
Meetings: varies
Location: varies

Wilson County Beekeepers Association
Ward Ag Center, Lebanon, TN
President: Carey Mitchell 615-286-2529
V-President: Randy Randall 615-758-7247
Treasurer/Secretary: Petra Mitchell  615-286-2529
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ward Ag Center

Texas Associations

Alamo Area Beekeepers Association
Edward Priest 210-722-7380
9570 Maidenstone, San Antonio, TX 78250
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday on odd # months; at Helotes Ind. Baptist Church
15335 Bandera Rd; Helotes @ 7 p.m.

Austin Area Beekeepers Association
Contact: L. Wilson 512-619-3700
Meetings: 3rd Monday of every month.
Location: Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Drive, Austin, TX,

Brazoria County Beekeepers Association
Larry Hoehne 979-848-9780 or 979-236-1385
233 Crestwood, clute TX 77531
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm, Brazoria County Extension Office  21017 County Road 171, Angleton TX 77515

Central Texas Beekeepers Association
Michael Kelling 979-277-0411
1997 Tonckawa Hills Ln, Brenham, TX 77833
Meetings: Monthly on the 4th Thursday (except November and December) 7 p.m.
Location: Washington County Fairgrounds, Brenham

Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association
Deborah Houlihan 361-877-2428
445 Parade Dr., corpus Christi, TX 78412
Meetings: First Thrusday of each month at 6:30pm, City of Corpus Garden Senior Center 5325 Greely Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Association
Contact: John J. Talbert 214-532-9241
PO Box 6, Josephine, TX 75164
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m
Location: Heard Craig Hall, 306 N. Church St, McKinney

Concho Valley Beekeepers Association
Mark F. Hedley 325-463-5319
8740 FM 502, Rochelle, TX 76872
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month (except Dec.)
Location: Texas A&M Research and Extension Center
7887 U.S. Highway 87 N., San Angelo, TX

Dino-Beekeepers Association
Dwain Cleveland 254-396-0655
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month
Chachi’s Mexican Restaurant
Highway 67 Glen Rose @ 7pm

East Texas Beekeepers Association
Richard Counts 903-566-6789
16239 Audrey Lane, Arp, TX 75750
Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Whitehouse United Methodist Church, 405 W Main, Whitehouse, TX

El Paso Beekeepers Association
Contact: Sarah Downing 915-859-7725
1030 N. Zaragosa, Ste A, El Paso, TX 79907
Meetings: Not meeting regularly.

Fort Bend Beekeepers Association
1402 Band Road, Suite 100, Rosenberg, TX 77471
Secretary/Treasurer: Jeff McMulan 281-980-2363 (home) 281-615-5346 (cell)
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month (except Dec.) 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fort Bend County Bud O’Shieles Community Center
1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Golden Triangle Beekeepers Association
Contact: Wallace Commander 409-982-0907
2445 Green Avenue, Port Arthur, TX 77642
Meetings: Not meeting regularly

Harris County Beekeepers Association
Cameron Crane 409-658-3800
2300 Belvedere Dr., Baytown, TX 77520
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month 7 p.m., except December
Location: Golden Acres Center, 5001 Oak Ave., Pasadena, TX 77503

Heart of Texas Beekeepers Association
Gary Bowles 254-214-4514
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6:30 p.m.
Location: A1 Buffet, 301 S. Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX

Houston Beekeepers Association
Rita Willhite  832-654-7317
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Location: Bayland Community Center, 6400 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX at 7:30 p.m.

Lone Star Farms
8371 Jackrabbit Ln
Bryan, Texas
Dennis Brown
Meetings: first Thurday of the month at 7 pm

Metro Beekeepers Association
President: Stan Key
8413 Castle Creek Rd., North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Location: United Electric Coop – Community Room, Bethesda Rd at I 35 W. Burleson
Main contact: Terry Botkin 214-837-7256

Montgomery County Beekeepers Association
John Hicks 936-756-9708
Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month
Location: Montgomery County Extension Office @ 7pm

Permian Basin Beekeepers Association
Contact: J.C. and Dean Brittingham 915-332-2215
2312 N. Adams, Odessa, TX 79761
Meetings: Not meeting regularly.

Pineywoods Beekeeping Association
Cecil Hunt 936-632-5357
301 Carriage Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month 7:30 p.m.
Location: Angelina Co. Chamber of Commerce, Highway 287 and Highway 58 Intersection, Lufkin

Red River Valley Beekeepers Association
c/o Bennie J. Watson, 1952-A Hines Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76301-7961
President: Bennie J. Watson  940-767-0207
V-President: Jerry Breedlove 940-767-0870
Treasurer: David Potter 940-636-3681
Secretary: Brian Sissel 940-224-1596
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month (except December) 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bolin Science Hall, Room 209, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls

Rio Grande Valley Beekeepers Association
Contact: Billy Wright 956-464-5042
Route 5, Box 74, Donna, TX 78537
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Location: TAMU Res. and Ext. Center, 2401 E. Highway 83, Weslaco

San Marcos Area Bee Wranglers
Main Contact: Denise Benson, Corresponding Secretary
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hays County Extension Office, 1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos, TX 78666

Texas Beekeepers Association
1799 Goodson Ct., Round Rock, TX 78664-3706
President: Todd Youngblood
V-President: Edwart Priest
Treasurer: Jimmie L. Oakley 512-388-3630
Secretary: John J. Talbert 972-873-8084
Main Contact: John J. Talbert
Meeting: 2nd weekend in November

Travis County Beekeepers Association
The Travis County Beekeepers Association now has a new night and new location! (Austin, TX) We are now meeting on the FIRST MONDAY NIGHT of each month at the Zilker Botanical Gardens in Central Austin.
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association
9702 Vinewood Drive, Dallas, TX 75228
President: Christi Baughmann
V-President: Lara Guerra
Treasurer: Carlos Guarjado
Secretary: Matthew Diez
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month (except August), 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Continuing Education Center, C.C. Young Facility, 4847 West Lawther Dr., Dallas, Texas 75214
Main contact: Dr. Alan Eynon  972-231-5702 x 104


Walker County Area Beekeepers Association
Steve Kelley 936-435-2426
Meetings: Last Thursday of each month 7:00 p.m.
Location: #1 Tam Rd., Walker County Extension Office, Huntsville, TX

Williamson County Beekeepers Association
1799 Goodson Ct., Round Rock, TX 78664-3706
Main Contact: Jimmie L. Oakley  512-388-3630
Meeting: 4th Thursday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 410 E. University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626

Utah Association

Utah County Beekeepers Association
5875 West 11300 South, Payson, UT 84651
President: Stephan Briles
V-President: neil Shelley
Treasurer: Barbara Rowland
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month, 7 – 9 p.m.

Vermont Associations

Bennington County Beekeepers Club Limited
110 County St., Bennington, VT 05201
President: Jacob Ech
V-President: Robert Greene
Secretary: jeanne Davis
Meetings: Thursdays–Jan, April, August & October
Location: Crispe Room, Vermont Veterans Home

Central Vermont Beekeepers
216 Maple St., Duxbury, VT 05676
President: Kim Greenwood
Meetings: alternating Tuesdays & Saturdays, monthly
Location: varies

Northeast Kingdom Beekeeping Club
St. Johnsbury, VT
Main Contact: Paul Berlejung
Meetings: Alternately on the 1st Tuesday or Thursday of the month 7-9 p.m.

Vermont Beekeepers Association
PO Box 764, Burlington, VT 05402-0765

Virgina Associations

Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia
P.O. Box 5206, Chesapeake, VA 23324
President: Rick Fisher
Vice-President: David Kvello
Treasurer: Dennis Heidenthal
Secretary: Tom Poole
Main Contact: Rick Fisher
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Towne Hall, a wing of Towne Bank, 137 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23322

Colonial Beekeepers Association
President: Pete Ostrowski
V-President: Jud Nierle
Treasurer: Pam Burton
Secretary: Jackie Skinner
Meetings: 3rd Monday, Jan – Nov, 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Grafton, VA 23692-3236

East Richmond Beekeepers Association
15 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
President: R.D. Radford 804-357-2765
V-President: Jack Weisskohl 703-282-1297
Co-V-President: Cath Cowan
Treasurer: Barbara Ruslander, 2949 Pocahontas Trl, Quinton, VA 23141,
Secretary: Rebecca Swanson
Main contact info: David Stover  804-782-0988
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Location: Ft. Lee Baptist Church, Laburnum & Charles City Rd., Richmond, VA 23231

Gateway Beekeepers Association
King George, VA
President: Michael J. Church  540-775-9740
V-President: Robert Wernsman  540-775-2364
Treasurer: Julie Moore  540-644-1138
Secretary: Stephanie Walters  540-775-3964
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month except December, 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: American Legion, Hwy 206 & Hwy 610, King George, VA

New River Valley Beekeepers Association
c/o Jerry Borger, 1260 Running Buck Rd., Christiansburg, VA 24073
President: Jerry Borger 540-382-1798
V-President: Lynette Tobias 540-381-0306
Treasurer: Jack Price 540-745-3411
Corresponding Secrectary: Mark Chorba 540-231-6115
Recording Secretary: Chris Robinson 540-985-3919
Main Contact: Jerry Borger, president
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (except Dec/Jan, Jul, Aug)
Location: 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg, VA 24073

Northern Piedmont Beekeepers
President: Mike King
V-President: Alan Fiala  703-790-8044
Treasurer: Lele Hankins  540-547-4711
Secretary: Deb Parker  540-854-4883
Meetings: 3rd Thurs of Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov 7:30 p.m.
Location: Culpeper, VA, Coop Extesnion offices
Main contact: Ann Harman  540-364-4660

Piedmont Beekeepers Association
1659 Virginia Byway, Bedford, VA 24523 (treasurer)
6960 Johnson Mountain Rd, Huddleston, VA 24104 (newsletter editor)
President: Klaus Scheiber
V-President: Jeff Jenner
Treasurer: Dorinda Hughes
Secretary: Deb Parker  540-854-4883
Main contact: George Kelly  540-586-0766
Meetings: 3rd Thurs of each month
Location: Lynchburg, VA, Lynchburg Public Works Bldg, 1700 Memorial Ave.

Prince Williams Regional Beekeepers (PWRBA)
6311 Catharpin Rd., Gainesville, VA 20155
President: Keith  Fletcher
V-President: Tina Kestner
Treasurer: Terence Hasham
Secretary: Karla Eisen
Main contact: Karla Eisen 703-753-9023
Meetings: 2nd Thurs of Jan, March, May, Sept and Nov at 7 p.m.
Location: Manassas Church of the Brethren, 10047 Nokesville Road, Manassas, VA 20110

Rappahannock Area Beekeepers Association
8800 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, VA 22553
President: Jim Herrick
Treasurer: Martin Perry
Secretary: Sara Broyles
Main contact info: Kim Fraser  540-785-8769
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Snow Library, Spotsylvania, VA

Southwest Piedmont Beekeepers Association
2325 Trent Hill Dr., Bassett, VA 24055
President: Edward Keaton 276-629-7275, cell 276-252-8615
V-President: Charlie Fain
Treasurer/Secretary: Gail Keaton 276-629-7275, cell 276-732-8615
Main Contact: Edward or Gail Keaton
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m.
Location: Administration Bldg., Collinsville, VA 24708Tidewater Beekeepers
P. O. Box 15613, Chesapeake, VA  23328
President: Frank Walker
Vice-President: Sean Kenny
Treasurer: Carol Watkins 252-429-3134
Secretary: Nina Calvano

Virginia State Beekeepers Association
President: Pam Fisher 757-620-0945
V-President: Bill Theiss 540-405-7709
Treasurer: Barbara Ruslander 804-572-5956
Secretary: Deb Parker  540-222-5430
Meetings: June, November
Main contact: Pam Fisher 757-620-0945


Washington Associations

Clark County Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 144, Brush Prairie, WA 98606
President: Artie Larson
V-President: Wade Henke
Treasurer/Secretary: Brenda Calvert 360-514-9223
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month Sept-June 7 p.m.
Location: Caee Center, 11104 NE 149th St. Room 202-205, Brush Prairie, WA 98606.
(no meetings from June-Sept for honey extraction and county fair)

Cowlitz Beekeepers Association
President: William Holmes

Lewis County Beekeepers’ Association
Main Contact: Secretary, Susanne Weil, or 360-880-8130
Meetings: 7 pm on the second Wednesday of each month. All club meetings are open to the public – you don’t need to be a member to attend.
Location: Centralia College, Washington Hall 103, 701 W. North Street, Centralia, WA 98750.  FYI: December & July meetings are off-site potlucks; contact secretary for details.

The basic format for meetings is:
6:30 to 7:00:  Social Hour
7 – 8:  Speaker [see website for monthly topics]
8 – 9:  Business Meeting & Beekeeping Q&A

Mt. Baker Beekeepers Association
Main contact info: Michael Jaross, 1705 Cowgill Ave., Apt B, Bellingham, WA 98225   360-676-9214
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month except July, 7:00 p.m.
Location: North Bellingham Grange, Northwest Avenue just south of Smith Rd

Puget Sound Beekeepers Association
Any info can be sent to our newsletter editor at:

Snoqualmie Valley Beekeepers
Main Contact: Bob Combs 425-891-2329
Meetings: 7 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at Meadowbrook Interpretive Center.
All club meetings are open to the public – you don’t need to be a member to attend.
Location: 1711 Boalch Ave, North Bend, WA 98045

The basic format for meetings is:
7:00-7:30 Beginner topics
7:30-8:00 Teatime and Q & A
8:00-9:00 Feature presentation.

Stanwood Camano Beekeepers Association
1129 Portage Rd
Camano Island, WA  98282-6504
Secretary/Treasurer: Bonnie Swanson

Washington State Beekeepers’ Association
Main Contact:  Secretary, Susanne Weil

West Virgina Associations

Cabell Wayne Beekeepers Association
3554 Haneys Branch Road, Huntington, WV 25704
President: Gabe Blatt  304-429-1268
V-President: Wade Stiltner 304-272-5049
Treasurer/Secretary: Dan O’Hanlon 304-526-7025
Meetings: 2nd Monday of every other month – Starting January, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lavalette United Methodist Church, Lavallette, WV

Jackson County Beekeepers Association
3334 Ripley Road, Ripley, WV 25271-6090
President: Tom Wilkinson 304-373-0317
V-President: David Eads 304-675-6511
Treasurer: Robert Frame 304-372-7517
Secretary: Zelma Boggess 304-372-3106
Main contact: Zelma Boggess 304-372-3106
Meeting Date: Bi-monthly
Location: MacDonald Building, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Cottageville, WV

Kanawha Valley Beekeepers Association
550 Coal River, St. Albans, WV 25177
President: Steve May  304-727-7659
V-President: Larry Lipscomb
Treasurer: Allen Leadmon
Secretary: Ginger Williford
Meetings: 3rd Saturday, bi-monthly
Location: St. Albans Library

Monongalia Area Beekeepers Association
8330 Price St., Morgantown, WV 26505
President: Mark Becilla 304-296-4158
V-President: Dr. Jim Amrine
Treasurer/Secretary: Carol Becilla
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of Feb, May, Aug, Nov
Location: WVU-Science Bldg (Ag. Bldg)

Wisconsin Associations

Brown County Beekeepers Association
1418 Chicago St., Green Bay, WI 54301-3840
President: Randy Younger 920-619-3920
V-President: Gary Pusick  920-619-2519
Secretary: Kelly Kornowski
Treasurer: Thomas Cashman  920-432-2261
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Please check our website at

Chippewa-Eau Claire Beekeepers
36510 165th Ave, Stanley, WI 54768
President: John Spate 715-834-2415
V-President: Jim Burzynski 715-644-5681
Treasurer/Secretary: Karri Burzynski 715-644-5681
Main Contact: John Spate
Meetings: 2nd Sunday of each month 2:00 p.m. (except Mother’s Day)
Location: WWIB Radion Station, Chippewa Falls, WI

Dane County Beekeeper’s Association
824 Jacobson Ave., Madison, WI 53714
President: Paul Oliphant,
Secretary: Jeanne Hansen 608-244-5094
Main Contact: Jeanne Hansen 608-244-5094
Meeting Date & Time: 1st Tues. of every month 6:30 – 8:30p.m.
Location: Steenbock Library ont U of Wisconsin campus – phone for exception

Marathon County Beekeepers’ Association
UW-Extension, Marathon County, 212 River Drive, Wausau, WI 54403
Meeting: Second Tuesday of every Month at 7:00 pm
Location: UW-Extension building

Milwaukee Waukesha Beekeepers Association
W229 S7120 Guthrie School Road, Big Bend, Wisconsin 53103
President: Andy Hemken, Bee Guy  262-662-2843
V-President: Paul Drapeau  414-442-8003
Treasurer: Sarah Pollack,  612-384-1677
347 Meadowlark Dr. #6 Burlington WI 53105
Co-Secretary: Andrea Drapeau  414-442-8003
Co-Secretary: Annemarie Adsen 414-571-0135
Main contact info: Andy Hemken, Bee Guy  262-662-2843
Meetings: 1st Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Brookfield Library  

Oneida County Beekeepers Association – Promoting Beekeeping in the Northwoods
President: Brian Weber
Vice President: John Bigley
Treasurer: Lauren Peter
Secretary: Linda Olive
We meet the third Thursday of each month except November and December

Ozaukee-Washington County Beekeepers Assoc.
W316 N8628 Palomino CR, Hartland, WI 53029
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month March – November
Location: Agriculture Bldg., 650 Forest Ave., Sheboygan Falls, WI

Sheboygan County Beekeepers Association
President: Dan Hocevar
V-President: Kurt Petersen
Treasurer: Ken McCormick
Secretary: Kathleen Petersen
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month 6:30 p.m. March thru November (Introductory Beekeeping Program in February)
Location: The Miley Barn at Nourish Farms, 100 Alfred Miley Avenue, Sheboygan Falls, WI  53085
Contact info: