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 - Mechele Linehan
Vice President - Tim Weible
Secretary - Shelby Albert
Treasurer - David Bruun
Membership - Duane McBride

Mentor Chair - Roger and Kitty Schiltz
Education Chair - Bob Smith
Program Chair - Vacant
Librarian - Ernie Schmidt
Club Apiary - Vacant