Current GBA Committees

The standing committees as per the bylaws are the following:

Legislative committee
  • Tim Doherty (Co-chair)
  • Gail Dean (Co-chair)
  • Brutz English
  • Gina Gallucci
Beekeeper of the year committee
  • Bill Owens (Chair)
  • Rose Anne Dorn
  • Bear Kelley
Nominating committee
  • Brutz English (Co-chair)
  • Broadus Williams (Co-chair)
  • A third member will be appointed six months before the election in October
Meeting committee
  • Gina Gallucci (Chair)
  • Jennifer Berry
  • Julia Mahood
  • Linda Tillman
  • Brutz English
  • Bear Kelley

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
  • Rose Anne Dorn
Buzz Fund Committee
This committee processes applications for Buzz Fund grants
  • Brutz English (Chair)
  • Gina Gallucci
  • Rose Anne Dorn
Prison Program Committee
This committee consists of the people involved in teaching in the prisons and reports progress to GBA
  • Bear Kelley (Chair)
  • Jennifer Berry
  • Julia Mahood
  • Virginia Webb
  • Rick Moore
  • Brutz English
  • Broadus English
New Club Committee
This committee reviews applications of new local clubs who want to be certified by GBA
  • Paul Berry (Chair)
  • Broadus Williams
  • Bear Kelley
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)
  • Mary Cahill Roberts
  • Marybeth Kelley
  • Keith Fielder (Liaison to the Young Harris program)
  • Barbara Phillips
Jr. Beekeeper Committee
  • Dr Margo Wimbish (Chair)

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