Apiculture staff, inspections and lab services

Please contact your local Apiary Inspector to make arrangements for an apiary inspection.  To discuss any other concerns or to locate an inspector in a region not listed below, please contact Paul van Westendorp.

Provincial apiculturist

Paul van Westendorp  
E-mail: Paul.vanwestendorp@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 778-666-0582

Apiary inspectors

East Kootenays

Richard Tegart
Email: drtegart@icloud.com
Phone: 250-270-0644

Fraser Valley (including Metro Vancouver) 

Scott Gordon
Email: beeexcellent@hotmail.com
Phone: 604-220-0336

Peace Region

Kerry Clark
Email: kccsclark@gmail.com
Phone: 250-219-6597

Prince George- Central North

Barry Clark
Email: barrydouglasclark@gmail.com
Phone: 250-301-6266

North Okanagan-Shuswap

Jim Davidson
Email: james.davidson@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 250-309-4788


Erik Moller
Email: erik.moller@gov.bc.ca
Phone 250-892-0299


Gary Martin
Email: mgary654@gmail.com
Phone: 778-257-5099

Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands - North

Wendi Gilson
Email: wendigilson@yahoo.ca
Phone: 250-882-2852

Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands - South

Tara Galpin
Email: tara.galpin@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 250-538-7355

South Okanagan-Similkameen-Boundary

Tim Bouwmeester
Email: tim.bouwmeester@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 250-274-0657

West Kootenays - Boundary

Axel Krause
Email: a.krause@telus.net
Phone: 250-608-7397

Lab services

Submit samples for disease identification