We normally meet the second Wednesday of every month. Everyone is welcome. Whether you’re a seasoned beekeeper or just thinking about becoming one, come join us!

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Southern Arizona Beekeepers Association is postponing all member meetings until further notice.

Watch your email box for announcements of any video presentations we are able to organize.  Make sure to sign up for email announcements on our “newsletter” sign-up page.

Next Meeting  –  ZOOM Meeting Jan 13th 2021 7pm!

As you might know SAZBA is starting monthly meetings again. Our meetings will be virtual using Zoom until we can meet safely in person. Our first meeting will be next Wednesday January 13th, at 7 PM.

The program will be “Preparing for Spring.”

Using Zoom is easy. You will be able to join in to the meeting from your computer or from your phone.

Here is the information on how to connect.

January SAZBA meeting

Time: Jan 13, 2021 07:00 PM Arizona

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 996 6639 7967

Passcode: 198254

We realize that Zoom might be new to some of you. Here is a video on how to use Zoom:

To further assist those who are not familiar with Zoom, Tom Chester will be hosting a practice session next Monday evening. There will be no program, just a chance for anyone interested to practice signing in. Here is the information on how to connect.

SAZBA pre-meeting practice session

Time: Jan 11, 2021 07:00 PM Arizona

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 987 7367 8322

Passcode: 757902


It is also time to elect officers for the coming year. Here are the positions that need to be filled and nominated candidates so far

President – Tom Chester

Vice President – Monica King

Secretary – Cecilia Anderson

Treasurer – Bob Baskin

Program Chair (arranges programs, workshops, etc.) – Christine Stockwell

Sergeant at Arms (handles logistics for meetings, workshops, etc.) – Randy Wells

Web Master – No candidates yet, need nominations! (WordPress experience useful/preferred)

Directors at Large (3) – Liza Smith, Hannah Clark, Alan Hillhouse

We will accept further nominations for any and all positions at our meeting on January 13th. Immediately after that meeting we will send out ballots using Survey Monkey.  Please get involved!  Contact Current Vice President Tom Chester if you are interested in becoming involved with SAZBA leadership:

By the way, don’t forget to pay your dues for 2021. It is only $15 and you can do so through the website. Click on this link for membership instructions and download the membership form.

My best,

Monica King, SAZBA President



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