Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers
The Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers Association (NEKBA) is a 501(c)(5) (tax-exempt, educational, agricultural) public charity based in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. You may review our letter of exemption from the IRS and verify our standing with IRS Publication 78, upon request. Our Constitution & By-Laws are available for review below on this page. Also available are board meeting minutes, upon request.
On this page, you'll find a list of our current board members well as their contact information, a list of our board-at-large, some financial reporting, our association Constitution and By-Laws, as well as some links to informative reading. Our members are strictly volunteers for the promotion of beekeeping.
We are a Not-for-Profit IRC 501(c)5 (agricultural-educational) organization; run by dedicated volunteers; supported primarily by membership subscriptions.
The IRC status means that the association is a tax-exempt organization. While donations are always welcome, under this status they are not tax deductible as a qualified charitable contribution. However, your membership and magazine subscription(s) may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.Type your paragraph here.
Steve Messbarger 9802 S Burr Oak CR, De Soto, KS 66018 913.226.2849 (email)
Marlene Pantos 2920 Stubbs Rd, Tecumseh, KS 66542 785.633.6283 (email)
1st Vice President Scholarship
Christy Milroy 23840 W 207th St, Spring Hill, KS 66083 913.707.2003 (email)
2nd Vice President & Librarian
Gayan Stanley 1988 E 1st Rd, Le Compton, KS 66050 785.865.7315 (email)
3rd Vice President & Honey Plants Expert
Jo Patrick 611 E Sheridan St, Olathe, KS 66061 913.645.8497 (email)
Robert Burns 32320 Beaver Creek Rd, Paola, KS 66071 913.481.3504 (email)
Dixie Spurlin 24964 160th Ct Leavenworth, KS 66048 913.250.0149 (email)
1126 S 4th St, Atchison, KS 66002
25206 Metro Ave, Tonganoxie, KS 66086
Larry Coppinger & Mary Coppinger
17472 Highway K192, Winchester, KS 66097
3627 Park Dr, Meriden, KS 66512
1252 E Frontier Ln, 66062 Olathe, KS
19201 S Clare, Spring Hill, KS 66083
9491 X Road, Meriden, KS 66512
10921 W 91st Terr, Overland Park, KS 66214 913.438.5397 (email)
9491 X Rd, Meriden, KS 66512 785.484.3710 (email)