Current GBA Committees

The standing committees as per the bylaws are the following:

Legislative committee
  • Gail Dean (Co-chair)
  • Brutz English (Co-chair)
  • Gina Gallucci
  • Bob Grant
  • Barry Hart
Beekeeper of the year committee
  • Julia Mahood (Chair)
  • Bob Binnie
  • Steve Esau
  • Steve Nofs
  • Bill Norris
Nominating committee
  • Bobby Chaisson (Chair)
Conference committee
  • Derrick Fowler (Chair)
  • Gina Gallucci
  • Jennifer Berry
  • Julia Mahood
  • Linda Tillman
  • Harvest Hoffman
  • Brutz English
  • Bobby Chaisson
  • Jonathan Hayes

In addition to the above standing committees, the following committees are also in existence and are currently working on projects:

Farm Bureau Liaison
This liaison position reports to the board about the relationship of GBA with the Farm Bureau
  • Ben Bruce
Buzz Fund Committee
This committee processes applications for Buzz Fund grants
  • Derrick Fowler (Chair)
  • Bill Owens
  • Kat Tucker
Prison Program Committee
This committee consists of the people involved in teaching in the prisons and reports progress to GBA
  • Julia Mahood (Chair)
  • Jennifer Berry
  • Brutz English
  • Virginia Webb
New Club Committee
This committee reviews applications of new local clubs who want to be certified by GBA
  • Mary Cahill Roberts (Chair)
Honey Show Committee
This committee is in charge of arranging the honey shows and running them. They establish the entry table, judge the show or arrange judges, and hold GBA members to a high standard of production.
  • Brutz English (Chair and Liaison to the Young Harris program)
  • Kara Bassett
  • Mary Cahill-Roberts
  • Katie Goodman
  • Stephanie Killingsworth
  • Dan Long
  • Marilynn Parker
  • Barbara Phillips
Jr. Beekeeper Committee
  • Kelley Campbell (Chair)
Social Media
  • Katie Goodman (Chair) - Facebook Manager
  • Linda Tillman - Twitter Manager
  • Bobby Thanepohn - Instagram
License Plate Proceed Committee
  • Gina Gallucci (Chair)
  • Derrick Fowler
  • Marilynn Parker
  • Luke Ellerman
  • Bob Binnie
  • Katy Goodman