Meet the Master Beekeepers

Master Beekeeper Patch and Hive ToolThe University of Montana is proud to list graduates of our Master Beekeeping Certificate Program. Congratulations to these Master Beekeepers for their dedication to quality beekeeping.  

Master Beekeepers who chose to be excluded are omitted from the list.

2017

Linda Anderson
Crete, Illinois

Kris Baert
Oosterzele, Belgium
kris.baert@scarlet.be

Shane M Bixby
Bee a part Bee together
Cedar Rapids/Marion, Iowa
(319) 721-3493
Honeybeeclasses@gmail.com
www.BeeapartBeetogether.com

Pat Bono
NY Bee Wellness, Inc.
Rochester, New York
(585) 820-6619
Pat@nybeewellness.org
http://nybeewellness.org/

Peter Burt
Cardinal Apiaries
Fredericksburg, Virginia
honey@cardinalapiaries.com
www.cardinalapiaries.com

Ralph L Carter
Walnut Creek, California
(925) 933-5777
r.carter7679@sbcGlobal.net

Terryll A. Devin
South Mountain, Ontario, Canada
tkdevin@mac.com

Fred Douville
Whispering Pines Bee Farm
Amity, Arkansas
(870) 210-6264
whisperingpinesbeefarm@yahoo.com

Gary Frost
Four Ravens Bee Farm
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
sanjuantractor@yahoo.com

Wrifton Graham
Great Lakes Bee Supply
Galesburg, Michigan
(269) 665-4300
Wrifton@GreatLakesGeneralStore.com
www.GreatLakesBeeSupply.com

Bryan Hains
LH Apiary
Redwood City, California
www.itsallofyourbeeswax.com

Jim Hodson
Ballard Hill Apiary
Lancaster, Massachusetts
canaryjim@comcast.net

Steve House
California Almond Pollination Service, Inc.
Hughson, California
(209) 202-8915
steve@almondbee.buzz
www.almondbeepollination.com

Dale McMahan
Wheatfield, Indiana
(815) 592-8486
dale.mcmahan@sbcglobal.net

Jeff McMullan
Spring Green Farm
Richmond, Texas
(281) 615-5346
jeffmcmullan@comcast.net

Carmelita Palma
Walnut Creek, California & Manila, Philippines
(925) 768-9650
melitte717@gmail.com

John E Pearce, Jr., Ed.D., CPA
Pocahontas, Mississippi
(601) 460-0728
johnepearcejr@gmail.com

Marc Steinman
Frankfort, Illinois
mjsteinman@comcast.net

Michael A Suniga
Longmont, Colorado
(303) 746-4464
sunigam@msn.com

George Zvara
Mystic, Connecticut
(860) 235-0190
Doctorz@snet.net

2016

Rick Ashley
Seneca, South Carolina
rickcashley@bellsouth.net

Edward Balogh
Mr. B's Killer Bees Apiary
Newton, New Jersey
EdBee@embarqmail.com

Alan Baldeck
Baldeck Bees
Mumford, New York
ab@baldeckbees.com
www.baldeckbees.com

Rusty Burlew
Littlerock, Washington
(360) 951-9898
rusty@honeybeesuite.com
www.honeybeesuite.com

Donovan Coffey
Coffey Bee Ranch
Galena, Illinois
coffeybeeranch@gmail.com

Sandra Dave
Mamaroneck, New York
(914) 844-7116
sandradave68@yahoo.com

Andrew Dewey
Jonesboro, Maine
andrew@beeberrywoods.com

Ed Erwin
Bee Harmony
Houston, Texas
(281) 222-0934
ederwiniii@gmail.com
beeharmony.org

Rodney A. Ewing
Bee Pioneering
Indianapolis, Indiana
(317) 650-1277
rodemba@yahoo.com

Barbara Fitts
Gold Beach, Oregon
bgfitts@gmail.com

David Fox
Millersville, Pennsylvania
dcfhvac@comcast.net

Sam Golston
Elkins, West Virginia
(304) 637-8709

Cindy Haacke
Salt Flats Honey
Syracuse, Utah
(801) 529-7956
chaaacke@hotmail.com

William Hesbach
Cheshire, Connecticut
wingdancehoney@icloud.com

J. Ward Hicks
Rexburg, Idaho
(208) 403-6633
wardhicks@gmail.com

Coy David Hocutt
Carmel, Indiana
(317) 435-1137
davidhocutt@att.net

Nancy Wu Houk
NYBUZZ
Tivoli, New York
(917) 678-4988
beelovinit@gmail.com
www.nybuzzhoney.com

Loren Jantzi
Greentown, Pennsylvania
Ljantzi1@ptd.net

Scott E. Keister
Louisville, Ohio
(330) 417-2880
sekeister@yahoo.com

Robert W. Kress
Summit County, Ohio
(330) 807-2963
rkress2@neo.rr.com

Gary L. LaGrange
SAVE (Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education Corporation)
Manhattan, Kansas
(785) 537-7493
lagrange1@cox.net
www.thesavefarm.org
facebook.com/www.thesavefarm.org/
facebook.com/Golden-Prairie-Honey-Farms-186989468402017

Rev. Dr. Chip Lee
Country Parson Honey, LLC
Mountain Lake Park, Maryland
(240) 442-2152
countryparsonhoney@verizon.net
countryparsonhoney.com

Jim Lindau
BuzzWorthy BeeWorks
Hello Sweetie Honey LLC
Braidwood, Illinois
buzzworthybeeworks@gmail.com
www.buzzworthybeeworks.com

Charles Linder
Lazy Bee Honey
Flora, Illinois
gm_charlie@frontier.com

Andrew L. Lux, Ph.D.
Liberty Township, Ohio
(330) 289-1041
andrew.lux51@gmail.com

Sharon McKenna
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 764-7367
sharon.mckenna@murraystate.edu

Peter Mich
Eagle, Wisconsin
pmich241@comcast.net

Erin L. Miller
Marion, Iowa
www.beeapartbeetogether.com

William Morrissy
Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
annbillmorrissy@gmail.com

John D. Mudrock, MD
Ogunquit, Maine
(617) 501-6551
jmudrock@hallmarkhealth.org

Jaylene Naylor
Stevensville, Montana
www.beekeepersofthebitterroot.org

John Nelson
Great Falls, Montana
brumeisterjohn@yahoo.com

Robert Perdelwitz
Hamburg, Germany

Tanya Phillips
Bee Friendly Austin
Austin, Texas
(512) 560-3732
beefriendlyaustin@gmail.com
www.BeeFriendlyAustin.com

Roger Quinlan
Mama Q's Family Honey Farm
Los Altos, California
rogerjquinlan@gmail.com

www.MamaQsFamilyHoneyFarm.com

Thomas Repas
Canyon Rim Honey Bees
Hermosa, South Dakota
canyonrimhoneybees.com/

Ken Rhodes
Willow Creek Honey
Idaho Falls, Idaho
rhodeskenw@gmail.com
www.uppersnakeriverbeekeepers.com

Brian Rogers
Great Falls, Montana
(406) 781-6331
wannabeekeeper@bresnan.net
facebook.com/brian.rogers.71216

Paul Romero
Redstone Nevada
Reno, Nevada
(775) 772-5476
paul@redstonenv.com

Steve Roth
Wheeling, West Virginia
sroth29201@comcast.net

Carol Saunders
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
saunders.associates@shaw.ca

Evelyn Schraft
Summer Beez
Berlin, Massachusetts
www.summerbeez.com

Przemek Skoskiewicz
Dassault Systemes
New York City, New York
(212) 585-2616
pskoskiewicz@nyc.rr.com
mooseheadapiary.com

Paul Snapp
Flowery Branch, Georgia

Elwin Stillman, MD
Lowville, New York
estillma@twcny.rr.com

Myrl Stone
North East, Maryland
(443) 553-2525
mjstone@toast.net

Jane I. Sueme
Isabee's Beekeeping Supplies
St. Louis, Missouri
(314) 894-8737
jane@isabees.com
www.isabees.com

Lori Thomas
Bee Pioneering
Indianapolis, Indiana
(812) 374-8963
ashadam@sbcglobal.net

Natalee B. Thompson
Salt Lake City, Utah
(801) 328-8509
venus489@gmail.com; valhallahoneybee@gmail.com

Karen Thurlow
New Moon Apiary
Yarmouth, Maine & Eel River Bar, New Brunswick, Canada
(207) 329-9934 USA or (506) 508-0174 CA
newmoonapiary@gmail.com
www.newmoonapiary.com

Mike Tornabane
Los Angeles, California

Joe Towson
Duncan, South Carolina

Shearer Turton
Dream Haven Farms
Cordele, Georgia
csturton@yahoo.com

Dale Varner
Boulder County, Colorado
Dale.Varner@comcast.net

Handre Volschenk
Gordon's Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 82 227-8415
handre22@yahoo.co.uk

John P. Welty
Windswept Farm
Wheeling, West Virginia
(304) 336-7673
jwelty1@comcast.net

Terry Whittam
Golden-winged Honey
Washago, Ontario, Canada
tjfwhittam@gmail.com

Janet L. Wilson
Boundary Bay Bees & Honey
Tsawwassen, British Columbia, Canada
westernwilson@dccnet.com
boundarybaybees.wordpress.com
instagram.com/boundarybaybees/

Scott Wilson
Heavenly Honey Apiary
Monkton, Vermont
(802) 333-0084
honey@vtbeekeeper.com
www.vtbeekeeper.com
facebook.com/HeavenlyHoneyApiary/

Jacek Tomasz Ziebinski
Orland Park, Illinois
(708) 856-7511
jacekandnusia@yahoo.com