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Beekeepers Association

PSBA Committees

Beekeeper of the Year:
To find and present each year the name of a beekeeper that meets the criteria stated by PSBA rules.
  • Stu Mathias
  • Dave Hackenberg
  • Jim Hoover
Farm Show:
Attend the annual Farm Show Committee meetings and if need be make suggestions regarding commercial exhibit premiums, space and etc.
  • Stu Mathias
  • Tom Jones
  • Aaron Fisher
  • Scott Baxter
  • Lee Miller
  • Charlie Vorisek
Legislative:
  • Vince Aloyo (chair)
  • Lori Stahl
  • Jim Bobb
  • Steve Repasky
  • Adam Schreiber
  • Matt Libhart
  • Ken Hoover
  • Charles Breninig
Nominating:
Prepare a list of nominations to present to the delegate body at the fall meeting.
  • Warren Miller
  • Jim Bobb
  • Bill Mondjack
PDA Honeybee Advisory Board:
Should consist of two commercial, two hobby, two sideline beekeepers, PSBA president and Penn State Extension representative. This committee should cooperate with the Legislative Committee. Meet semi-annually with Dept. of Agriculture in regards to policy, problems in beekeeping and bee inspection program. Also to encourage planting of honey plants where possible. To advise of plants suitable to Pa. and helpful to Pa. beekeepers.
  • Dave Hackenberg
  • Dennis Keeney
  • Jim Bobb
  • Lori stahl
  • Vince Aloyo
  • Matt Libhart
  • Eric Smith
  • Charlie Vorisek
  • Maryann Frazier
Meetings and Banquet:
Finds the sites for annual meeting and summer meeting. Secure guest speakers and recommend agenda. Manage the baked goods contests and auctions. Also care for refreshments at any official meeting. Also in event of a regional or national organization meeting consider where it might be held. Committee may delegate this duty to host counties.
  • Dave Hackenberg
  • Jeremy Barnes
  • Rachel Bryson
  • Maryann Frazier
  • Jim Bobb
  • Vince Aloyo
Promotional:
To look for ways to promote honey and the beekeeping industry.
  • Stu Mathias
  • Scott Baxter
  • Aaron Fisher
  • Rachel Bryson
PA Honey Queen:
Manage the selection and activities of the Pa Honey Queen and Princess. This committee is a sub-committee of the Promotional Committee.
  • Linda Hackenberg
  • Rachel Bryson
  • Cathy Vorisek
  • Jeremy Barnes
  • Teresa Bryson
  • Jona Hoover-Green
  • Steve Repasky
  • Kristen Miller
  • Darryl Rebuck
  • Alyssa Fine
Publishing and Membership:
Newsletter, website, social media, press releases and advertising. Help to build and maintain our Association membership.
  • Yvonne Crimbling
  • Debbie Morse
  • Ken Hoover
  • Rachel Bryson
Research:
Recommend research studies to the Executive Committee, as well as means of funding research or volunteer services of data collection.
  • Jeff Berta
  • Mark Gingrich
  • Maryann Frazier
Scholarship:
Recommend worthy recipients of scholarships or donations, to the Executive Committee.
Auditing:
Will audit books of any officer or member of the Association handling Association funds.
Eastern Apiculture Society Representative:
  • Vince Aloyo
American Beekeeping Federation Representative:
  • David Hackenberg
Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations Representative:
  • Lee Miller
Penn State Ag Council:
  • Warren Miller

Committees Updated 8-10-14

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