Honorary Life Members / Beehive Awardees


The MBA is seeking nominations for the coming year for those interested in nominating someone for an award please contact a board member and submit their name today

Honorary Life Members

To those members who have been in long standing support of the MBA; those who have made a significant contribution either to the industry or the board or both, who have contributed time and effort to seeing the honey market and its many facets as well as the ongoing stability of the industry in Manitoba continue to be strong today and going forward.

  • M Abrahamson
  • P.K. Bartel
  • W Bygarski Sr
  • J Bev Clark
  • B.K. Dueck
  • W.M. Duncan
  • WR Emmond
  • L.T. Floyd
  • C.B. Gooderham
  • S.C. Jay
  • K. Lloyd
  • A.V. Mitchener
  • RD Nicholson
  • P Peters
  • DR Robertson
  • RJ Sellen
  • A Singleton
  • P Uhrin
  • FR Armstrong
  • JW Braithwaite
  • J Campbell
  • A Craig
  • M Dueck
  • GG Durnin
  • J Fast
  • F Garland
  • D Isaac
  • HW Kitson
  • SJ Lyle
  • R Mullin
  • N Olnick
  • E Podolsky
  • A Schwarz
  • G Sherlow
  • B Smirl
  • N Vanderput
  • J Arnett
  • E Burnett
  • C Clark
  • D Dixon
  • PK Dueck
  • F Durston
  • P Fast
  • J Geiger
  • H Isaac
  • A Kreutzer
  • D McRory
  • R Needham
  • N Pankiw
  • JC Rippingale
  • PK Schwarz
  • TH Shield
  • H Turnbull
  • WL Wright

Bee Hive Award

To those who have supported and acted in more dynamic ways to support the industry either through Research, technical development and expertise, or the expansion of industry into new markets and industry development strategies.

  • R Barker
  • J Blowers
  • R Currie
  • G Durnin
  • G Kreutzer
  • A Morris
  • E Podolsky
  • H Smith
  • A Bergman
  • E Burnett
  • D Dixon
  • R Durnin
  • R C Lafreniere
  • R Pankiw
  • R Rudiak
  • J Uhrin
  • W Birkhan
  • J Campbell
  • R Douglas
  • S.C. Jay
  • M Malyon
  • LP Peters
  • A Schwarz

SA Bedford Award

Given to those who have represented a longstanding support for industry and the MBA board as a family for a long standing tradition

  • Clark Family
  • Pankiw Family
  • Mullin Family
  • Smith Family