Organizations & Clubs



Local Clubs-


Blue Ridge Beekeepers Association

Roanoke and surrounding areas

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The Blue Ridge Beekeepers Association is one of the oldest running bee clubs in the Commonwealth of Virginia. With over 300 or more years of combined experience, the club is the perfect place for beginners and masters alike. The group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month except for December and January. The meetings are informative and usually include a guest speaker. The club consist of board members, President - Robert Howard, Vice President - Greg Overfelt, and Treasurer & Secretary - Linda Oliver. Along with our monthly meetings the club is involved in educating the general public about the sustainability and pleasures of beekeeping and providing assistance and guidance to new and future beekeepers.

Club questions and requests can be sent to: BlueRidgeBeekeepers@Cox.Net  

President: Robert Howard, 540-871-9939 (smart phone)
Vice President: Greg Overfelt, 540-293-4334
Treasurer/Secretary: Linda Oliver, 540-389-2847

Meetings: at the Jackson Park Library at 7:00 pm
1101 Morningside Street, SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013
Monthly, 3rd Thursday, except December and January


Central Virginia Beekeepers Association



President: Kent Rademacher
Phone: 434-806-4073

Secretary: Lillian Connor
Phone: 434-973-5993

Meetings: 1st Thursday, March through October


Loudoun Beekeepers Association

Leesburg, VA


LBA Club Officers 2016-2018 term
Officers Serve a Two Year Term

President – Todd Soos,  
Vice President – Jim Stephens,  
Treasurer - Jeff Pfoutz,  
Secretary – Cynthia Fistler,  

Every second Tuesday of odd months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep, Nov).
Every first Monday of even months (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec)


Northern Virginia Beekeepers Association

Annandale, VA



 NVBA Officers and Board of Directors:

·        President – Kathryn Krenn

·        Vice President – Alex McLellan

·        Treasurer – Parks Talley

·        Secretary – Dave Taylor

·        Director–at-Large – Martha Kiene


Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association

Prince William, Northern Fauquier, Western Fairfax and Northern Stafford Counties  
2nd Tuesday September, November, January, March and May

Manassas Church of the Brethren
10047 Nokesville Road, Nokesville, VA
News Column on website

President: Diana Graves 540-788-4458 

Vice President: Dave Wright 

Secretary: Tracy Williamson 

Treasurer: Carl Hampton 

Other- Swarm Dispatcher: Dave Wright 703-587-8323


Shenandoah County Beekeepers

President: Scott Currie  

Vice President: Tom Rea
Secretary: Mary Ann Krietzer
Treasure: Julie Richman

Meetings: ‚Äč
3rd Thursday of each odd month, 7 p.m.
French Brother's Dairy Educational Classroom
223 Water St.
Woodstock, VA


Shenandoah Valley Beekeepers Association


President. Dave Pugh  
Vice President Jason Hallacher  
Secretary/Treasurer - Sue McKown  
Recording Secretary - Adrain Zwanzig

Meetings held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at Tinkling Springs Presbyterian Church, Fishersville VA.



Links to Virginia Beekeeping Clubs-

Apple Grove Beekeepers Association
Ashland Beekeepers Association
Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia
Beekeepers Guild of the Eastern Shore
Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah
Blue Ridge Beekeepers Association
Botetourt Beekeepers Association
Buckingham Bee Club
Central Virginia Beekeepers Association
Colonial Beekeepers Association
East Richmond Beekeepers Association
Freestate Beekeepers of Lunenburg
Gateway Beekeepers Association
Halifax County Beekeepers Association
Hampton Roads Beekeepers
Heart of Virginia Beekeepers
Highlands Beekeepers Association
Huguenot Beekeepers Association
Loudoun Beekeepers Association
Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association
Moonshine Beekeepers Association
Mountain Empire Beekeepers Association
Nansemond Beekeepers
Nelson County Bee Club
New River Valley Beekeepers Association
Norfolk Beekeepers
Northern Neck Beekeepers Club
Northern Piedmont Beekeepers Association
Northern Virginia Beekeepers Association
Page Valley Beekeepers
Piedmont Beekeepers Association
Pittsylvania County Beekeepers Association
Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association
Rappahannock Beekeepers Association
Richmond Beekeepers Association
Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers Association
Shenandoah County Beekeepers
Shenandoah Valley Beekeepers Association
Southside Beekeepers Association
Southwest Virginia Beekeepers Association
Tidewater Beekeepers Association
Virginia Beach Bee Club (VBBC)