The New Mexico Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization of private beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, persons interested in promoting the importance of the honey bee in the environment, and businesses related to the honey industry. Representing all regions of New Mexico, the Association maintains a close affiliation with the State of New Mexico's Department of Agriculture. Membership in the Association is open to all interested persons.


2020 NMBKA Board Officers

President: Stephen Black, Santa Fe

Vice President: Bob Reneau, Santa Teresa

Secretary: Kathy Grassel, Albuquerque

Treasurer: Carrie Spates, Albuquerque

Members at Large: Frank Gibbons, Allison Moore, Anita Amstutz

Education Committee Representative: Mark Sommer

Albuquerque Beekeepers Representative: Lu Lu Sage


Membership dues are $30 per year for a family, $15 for membership from July 1-Dec 31st. 

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  1. John Parchman on February 24, 2016 at 11:52 AM


    I have 150 acres of land to use for beekeeping located in the Carson National Forest. I am a member of the Collin County (TX) beekeepers association. I am interested in leasing out the land for apiaries.

    I would be glad to speak with anyone interested.

    • Jessie Brown on February 24, 2016 at 4:08 PM

      Hi John, I will forward your request to Sarah Malone, who might know someone who is interested.

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