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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, 07786 247327 (M)

Vice Chairman: Vacant

Secretary: 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 Email: tony@moraybeekeepers.co.uk

Treasurer: Donna Clark (Lhanbryde)
Donna runs 4 colonies of bees in National hives, 2 in a garden setting and 2 in a rural out-apiary. She holds the SBA Basic Beemasters Certificate , Module 1, Module 9, Microscopy and is the Association Microscopist.  Tel 01343 843072, 07983 713311 (M)

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, 07762 419672 (M)

James Black, (Miltonduff)
James, along with wife, Anne, runs 2 colonies of bees in National hives. A novice but enthusiastic beekeeper.

Mike Collins (Spey Bay)
Mike has 2 colonies of bees and he faces the challenge of keeping them at his coastal apiary at Spey Bay (it is almost on the beach). He holds the SBA Basic Beemasters Certificate and pased Module 1 with distinction in 2016. Tel. 01343 821881, 07809 214984(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)

Philip Barlow (Rhynie)
Phil obtained his first swarm of bees in 2012 and now runs 4 colonies housed in National hives. He holds the SBA Basic Beemasters Certificate and pased Module 1 with distinction in 2016. Tel. 01464 861415

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, 07791049004(M)

Pete Deeming
Pete, along with partner Bridget, are enthusiastic beekeepers having joined the committee in 2016. Tel. 01343 842540, 07791049004(M)