Tidewater Beekeepers Association

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 15613

Tidewater Beekeepers Association

Chesapeake Va. 23328

Monthly club meetings free and open to the public, and are held at the Towne Hall wing of

Towne Bank in Chesapeake:

137 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23322


Club Contacts

General email:


    Club Officers:
      President: Hodgie Holgersen
      email: hajhi100@cox.net

      Vice President: Jim Venable
      email: tidewaterbeekeepers1@gmail.com

      Treasurer: John Steffel
      email: vasteffel@gmail.com 
      Please email the Treasurer questions about dues and payments 

      Secretary: Irene Conlin
      email: iconlin@hotmail.com

      Website: Kristine Smith
      email: tidewaterbeekeepers1+webmaster@gmail.com

      Events: Aaron King email: Tidewaterbeekeepers1@gmail.com

      NEED A Community SPEAKER?

      TBA has been providing FREE Beekeeping presentations to public schools, garden clubs, Rotary Clubs, Boys and Girls Scouts troops, home school groups, and other organizations in Tidewater for the past 25 years. To request a speaker please fill out our contact form below.

      Tidewater Beekeepers Association  provides educational speakers and presentations free of charge in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk and the surrounding area.

      For requests outside of our territory we will happily refer you to the local club representative in your area.

      Friends of TBA

      Hampton: Colonial Beekeepers Association

      Norfolk: Norfolk Beekeepers Association

      Suffolk/Franklin: Nansemond Beekeepers Association

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