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Committee

Here are the MBA Committee members. Please feel free to get in touch with any one of us.

Chairman: Andrew Watson (Huntly)
Andy runs 12 colonies of bees in National hives. He is responsible for maintaining MBA equipment and for ordering and selling beekeeping equipment that we bulk buy and sell on to members. He holds the SBA Basic Beemasters Certificate . SBA Modules 1,2 , 3 and 5. He was awarded the SBA Intermediate Beemaster certificate in 2016 and is also a member of the Training Team.
Tel: 01466 760277 (L), 07786 247327 (M)

Vice Chairman: Tony Harris, NDB (Fochabers)
Tony runs 120 colonies of bees hived in the traditional Scottish Smith hive, in various apiaries in Moray. He is also the Association Apiary Manager and Training Team leader. He is a Scottish Expert Beemaster Certificate and in 2016 achieved the National Diploma in Beekeeping
Tel: 07884 496246 (M), Email: tonyharris316@gmail.com

Treasurer: John Gifford (Buckie)
Tel: 01542 840615
(L)

Secretary: Anne Black, (Lossiemouth)
Anne runs 4 colonies of bees in National hives at her apiary in Miltonduff. She holds the SBA Basic Beemaster Assessment, is the leader of the Hospitality Team and a member of the Training Team.
Tel: 01343 543940 (L), 07762 419672 (M)

James Black, (Miltonduff)
James, along with wife, Anne, runs 2 colonies of bees in National hives. A novice but enthusiastic beekeeper.
Tel: 01343 556016 (L), 07710 710431 (M)

Raefe Lettey (Tomintoul)
Raefe joined the Committee in 2013and is part of the training team. He holds SBA Basic Beemaster Certificate. He currently runs 10 colonies of bees in National hives in his upland apiary at Tomintoul.
Tel. 07799 908547 (M)

Bridget Deeming
Bridget, along with partner Pete, are enthusiastic beekeepers joined the committee in 2016. They are both studying for the Basic Beemaster assessment which they intend to take in 2017.
Tel: 01343 842540 (L), 07791 049004 (M)

Pete Deeming
Pete, along with partner Bridget, are enthusiastic beekeepers having joined the committee in 2016.
Tel: 01343 842540 (L), 07791 049004 (M)

Alan Ranson (Lossiemouth)
Tel: 07711 180715 (M)