About Us

About Us

Southeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association (SEMBA) is a group of enthusiasts that meet monthly to promote successful beekeeping in the Southeastern Minnesota area.

SEMBA is for anyone interested in honeybees, from the new beekeeper to beekeepers with 30+ years of experience.  We are committed to providing educational programs, supporting beekeepers, and honeybee research. 

Our Mission: To provide members with beekeeping information and good ‘sticky’ fun for the whole family! 

Our Purpose:

SEMBA History

Coming soon

2024 SEMBA Board

Duane & Bev Madsen – Queen Bee (President)

Carl Anderson – Superseding Queen (Vice President)

LeAnne Theel – The Honey Pot (Treasurer)

Debbie Dukart – Guard Bee (Director)

Jeff Derby – Guard Bee (Director)

Jack Priggen – Guard Bee (Director)