EMBA is a volunteer-based organization that trains beginning and advanced beekeepers, promotes beekeeping within the region; and provides networking opportunities for beekeepers, old and new.

EMBA’s purpose is to help its members and beekeepers at all levels become more successful and reach their goals with respect to these exciting insects and their products.

Our Mission: To promote beekeeping generally; to broaden the knowledge of beekeeping among its members; and to foster the best practices and techniques in apiary management.


EMBA Leadership:  The core leadership team is composed of:

Madonna Bogacki, Sonja Ecton, Laura Faust, Scott Jackson, Cassandra Hage, Tim Hyde, John Pashia, Ralph Samples IV, Bob Sears, Frank Stokes, and Yvonne VonDerAhe.  Their continual efforts to promote successful beekeeping are supported with the never ending support of additional members and volunteers.

Click here to read more about the many social and educational programs we host throughout the year.

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