Our 2014 Fall Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Friday, November 7 with the Fall Conference on Saturday, November 8th at McCormick's Creek State Park. McCormick's Creek State Park is located 2 miles east of Spencer on Hwy 46.
Dr. James Tew from Wooster, Ohio will be our keynote speaker. Dr. Tew is currently the Beekeeping Specialist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, Auburn University and has been a key figure in the Ohio State Beekeepers' Association for many years.
After serving 34 years as the Ohio State Extension Beekeeping Specialist at Ohio State University, Dr. James Tew retired from the postion in 2011. His experience includes teaching and conducting applied research on honey bees and their behavior, specifically pollination behavior. He writes monthly articles for Bee Culture and has written two books, "Beekeeping Principles" and "Backyard Beekeeping". He enjoys woodworking, photopgraphy and feeding ungrateful birds.
This year, we'll be voting on President, Secretary, the Nominations Committee and two Director-at-Larges'.
Cost for the conference is $20 for an individual and $25 for a family. You do not need to be a member to attend; however, you do have to be a member to vote in the elections.
Remember those long lines at the registration table? You can avoid that by pre-registering. There are two ways to pre-register:
Pre-registration is for the conference only. It does not include a hotel room. To book a room, see the section titled "Rooms"
Pre-registration will close on October 15th.