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-Vanderhoof

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

Shuswap-North Okanagan-Nicola Thompson

Kevin Hamilton
Email: kevinhamilton555@gmail.com
Phone: 250-899-2666


Christine McDonald
Email: christine.e.mcdonald@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 250-641-2455

Thompson-Cariboo-Central North

Diane Dunaway
Email: beecheck@dunawayranch.com
Phone: 250-297-6399

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/Kootenay-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