Committees

The TBA Board works on projects throughout the year with a goal of improving member benefits, educating Texas Beekeepers, and advocating for honeybees and beekeepers.

If you’re interested in volunteering – please submit a volunteer application here.

2021-2022 Appointed Projects & Committees

Communications Committee

  • Chris Doggett, Co-Publications Director
  • Nathalie Biggie, Co-Publications Director
  • Darin Duvall, Editor of The Journal
  • Monica Siwiak, Social Media
  • Charles McMaster, Club Liaison
  • Mike Hatch, Webmaster
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Legislative Committee

  • Leesa Hyder, Chairperson
  • Ashley Ralph
  • Chris Moore
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Dennis Hebert
  • Gary Barber

Shared Interest Groups Committee

  • Byron Compton, Chairperson
  • Jimmy Middlebrooks
  • Chris Doggett
  • Blake Shook
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Audit Committee

  • Nan Helmke
  • Paul Caplinger
  • Jan Hodson

Finance Committee

  • Dodie Stillman, Chairperson
  • Gary Barber
  • Charles McMaster
  • Julie Haza
  • Leesa Hyder

Merchandise Committee

  • Monica Siwiak
  • Denise Mann
  • Julie Haza
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Texas Honey Bee Education Association Board 2021

  • Laura Weaver, Chairperson
  • Jerry Maxwell
  • Chris Moore
  • Robin Young
  • Brittany Fetterman
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Membership Committee

  • Shirley Doggett, Membership Director
  • Charles McMaster, Club Liaison
  • Chris Doggett
  • Andy Knight
  • Gary Barber
  • Leesa Hyder
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Event Committee

  • Dodie Stillman, Event Chairperson
  • Robin Young, Honey Show Chairperson
  • John “Skip” Talbert, State Fair Booth Chairperson
  • Barbi Rose, Event Registration
  • Mike Hatch, Webmaster
  • Myra Smith, Club Centerpiece Contest
  • Jimmy Middlebrooks
  • Ashley Ralph
  • This committee has many unlisted volunteers and members that help with putting together our awesome events – we’ve included the main point of contact for each event or project for your convenience.

Honey Queen Committee

  • Tara Chapman, Queen Chair
  • Marie Yanchak, Texas Honey Queen
  • Evie Carr
  • Laura Weaver
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Nevin Weaver Endowment Committee

  • Chris Doggett
  • Leesa Hyder
  • Ashley Ralph
  • E.T. Ash
  • Dr. Juliana Rangel Posada
  • Laura Weaver

Sponsorships Committee

  • Monica Siwiak
  • Gary Barber
  • Leesa Hyder
  • Chris Moore
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

Real Texas Honey Board 2021

  • Nathalie Biggie, Chairperson
  • Chris Moore
  • Jodi McCumber
  • Danessa Yaschuk
  • Megan MaHoney
  • Dodie Stillman
  • Ashley Ralph

We are so thankful to our many volunteers for their efforts. These efforts combine to create a better future for TBA and our members. If you’re interested in getting involved with TBA – please fill out our volunteer questionnaire.

Previous Committees & Projects