AAPA, American Association of Professional Apiculturists, is an organization consisted of professors, state apiarists, scientists and students who all study and work with honey bees (Apis mellifera).
AAPA organizes a yearly conference, the American Bee Research Conference (ABRC) which is usually in Dec or Jan, often together with other professional beekeepers (American Beekeeping Federation, or American Honey Producers Association, Apiary Inspectors of America).
President: Juliana Rangel-Posada (Texas A&M)
Vice President: Jennifer Tsuruda (Clemson University)
Treasurer: Lanie Bourgeois (USDA-Baton Rouge Honey Bee Lab)
2013-2014: Zachary Huang (MSU)
2012-2013: Ramesh Sagili (Oregon State University)
2011-2012: Thomas Webster (Kentucky State University)
2010-2011: Greg Hunt (Purdue University)
2005-2011: Eric Mussen (UC Davis)
This site was moved from Cornell University to Michigan State University on June 5, 2013. It was maintained by Dr. Nick Calderone at Cornell and currently by Zachary Huang at MSU.