About Us

Who we are

The Olympia Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization which provides education, training and support for beekeepers in Thurston County.


We promote the management of and interest in honeybees and other insects for production and pollination.


This website is intended to inform the public about our organization, contact persons, regular meetings and special events.

Our Board

President - Laurie Pyne
Vice President - Mechele Linehan
Secretary - Stephanie Booth
Treasurer - David Bruun

Membership Chair - Duane McBride
Mentor Chair - Roger and Kitty Schiltz
Education Chair - Bob Smith
Program Chair - Vacant
Librarian - Ernie Schmidt
Club Apiary - Bert Lewis