Club Officers

Class of 2021

Ed Napiorkowski

President

Ed is General Manager Safety Health and Environment for Metcash Ltd. A long-time resident of Mount Annan and member of Macarthur Beekeepers Association since 2015.

macarthur.president@beekeepers.asn.au

Rhonda Savva

Vice President

Purchased first hive - Flow Hive May 2018. Joined Macarthur bee club October 2018. Added bees NYE 2018. Now have 3 hives 1 Flow 2 Langstroths. Will be expanding again in spring. My only regret is not starting 10+ years earlier.

"If you lean something new everyday it's a good day"

macarthur.vicepresident@beekeepers.asn.au

Brett Matthew

Secretary

Lindsay Constance

Treasurer

James Templeman

Apiary Officer

Rob Weekhout

Webmaster & Membership

Rob only just started out on my beekeeping journey, joining MBAi the end of 2019. Now he decided to jump into the deep end and help out his club and hopefully learn something along the way by looking after the website as well as other web-based components of the club.

macarthur.web@beekeepers.asn.au

Torsten Engelhardt

Education & Biosecurity Officer

Starting beekeeping in Germany over 30 years ago, Torsten joined the club in 2015 and looked after the apiary from 2016 to 2020. He now moved on to Education and Biosecurity Officer and always promotes natural and gentle beekeeping.




macarthur.education@beekeepers.asn.au

Rebecca Rinaldo

Liaison Officer

Purchased first hive - September 2020 from a club member's father who was downsizing. The 10 frame Langstroth Hive is located at my brother's property at Pheasants Nest. I joined Macarthur Bee Club September 2019. Beekeeping has been in the family and my brother and I are happy to continue the legacy.


"Save the Bees"

macarthur.liaison@beekeepers.asn.au

Caroline Bowman

Library

Dallys Napiorkowski

Garden

Dallys is a passionate gardener and beekeeper. She enjoys identifying and raising plants that have proven popular with bees. She is a regular walker at the MT Annan Botanic Gardens.

macarthur.garden@beekeepers.asn.au


Melanie Taraborrelli

Editor

Mel joined MBAi in September 2020 and her beekeeping journey commenced the following month with a swarm caught by a fellow member! She currently has a langstroth hive and is enjoying learning about the art of beekeeping from the wealth of knowledge at the club.


macarthur.editor@beekeepers.asn.au

Anthony Martin

Equipment

Jeanette Howie

Sales & Marketing

Past Club Officers

2020

President - Ed Napiorkowski, Vice President - Jessie Bijok, Secretary - Brett Matthew, Treasurer - Michael Clark, Membership - Michael Clark, Marketing - Jessie Bijok, Apiary - Franjo (Frank) Maradin (July to Sept) James Templeman (Sept - March), Webmaster - Rob Weekhout, Facebook - Ed Napiorkowski, Education & Biosecurity - Torsten Engelhardt , Member Liaison - Rhonda Savva, Library - Caroline Bowman, Equipment - Michael Clark, Garden - Dallys Napiorkowski, Editor - Christine Miller.

2019

President - Caroline Clatworthy, Vice President - Jessie Bijok, Secretary - Sandra Stuart, Treasurer - Michael Clark, Membership - Michael Clark, Marketing - Jessie Bijok, Apiary - Torsten Engelhardt, Webmaster - Ed Napiorkowski, Facebook - Ed Napiorkowski, Education - Vacant, Biosecurity - Vacant, Member Liaison - Anna Grocholsky, Library - Vacant, Garden - Dallys Napiorkowski, Editor - Christine Miller.

2018

President - Caroline Clatworthy, Vice President - Sonia Heally, Secretary - Greg Bran, Treasurer - Michael Clark, Membership - Michael Clark, Marketing - Jessie Bijok, Apiary - Torsten Engelhardt, Webmaster - Claudio Bernardinatti, Facebook - Pino Lombardi / Ed Napiorkowski, Education - Vacant, Biosecurity - Vacant, Member Liaison - Anna Grocholsky, Library - Steve Barnett, Garden - Dallys Napiorkowski, Editor - Christine Miller, Assistant Editor - Dallys Napiorkowski.

2017

President - Vacant (March to May) / Jim Chapman (May to Oct) / Caroline Clatworthy (Oct onwards), Vice President - Jim Chapman / Caroline Clatworthy (from May) / Greg Bran (from October), Secretary - Anna Grocholsky, Treasurer - Michael Clark, Marketing - Jessie Bijok, Apiary - Torsten Engelhardt, Webmaster - Claudio Bernardinatti, Facebook - Pino Lombardi, Education - Ralph Skerra, Member Liaison - Anna Grocholsky, Library - Steve Barnett, Editor - Christine Miller, Assistant Editor - Dallys Napiorkowski, Equipment - Anthony Martin, Sales Assistant - Peter Miller, Assistant Apiary - Greg Bran, Assistant Apiary - Anthony Martin.

2016

President - Ralph Skerra, Vice President - Miskell Hampton, Secretary - Caroline Clatworthy, Treasurer - Michael Clark, Apiary - Torsten Engelhardt, Facebook - Pino Lombardi, Education - Miskell Hampton, Public Liaison - Alistair Kilfeather, Member Liaison - Anna Grocholsky, Library - Steve Barnett, Editor - Mahar Steitieh.

2015

President - Ralph Skerra, Vice President - Miskell Hampton, Secretary - Caroline Clatworthy, Treasurer - Jean Haavasalu, Marketing - Vacant, Apiary - Anthony Martin, Public Liaison - Caroline Clatworthy, Library - Mahar Steitieh, Editor - Mahar Steitieh, Equipment - Vacant.

2014

President - Alistair Kilfeather, Vice President - Ralph Skerra, Secretary - Claudio Bernardinatti, Treasurer - Jean Haavasalu, Marketing - Bronwyn Doog, Apiary - Anthony Martin, Public Liaison - Claudio Bernardinatti, Library - Anthony Martin, Editor - Alistair Kilfeather, Equipment - Anthony Martin.

2013

President - Alistair Kilfeather, Vice President - Ralph Skerra, Secretary - Claudio Bernardinatti, Treasurer - Jean Haavasalu, Marketing - Vacant, Apiary - Vacant, Public Liaison - Claudio Bernardinatti, Library - Vacant, Equipment - Anthony Martin.