RBKA is run and managed by a Committee comprising a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and five members. For 2017-2018 these are:
- Rick Colman [Chairperson] – ChairRBKA@btinternet.com
- Simon Lathlean [Treasurer] – TreasurerRBKA@btinternet.com
- Ross Welford [Secretary] – Ryedalebees@btinternet.com
- John Sutherland [Vice-chair, webmaster]
- Rhona Sutherland [Education Member]
- Philip Closier [Equipment Member]
- Adrian Wilford [Regional Bee Inspector]
Two associations with which RBKA is closely linked are the British Beekeepers Association [BBKA] and the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association [YBKA]. More information on these groups and their roles in regional and national beekeeping may be found on their websites.
The National Bee Unit site, BeeBase, has a great deal of information on bees and beekeeping, as well as a number of useful resources and surveys which can be downloaded and/or accessed online.
- Beekeeping Forum
- BBKA Forum, on their main site
- Scottish Beekeepers Forum
- Beemaster’s International Beekeeping Forum
- National Bee Unit this is where you can access Beebase an extraordinarily useful resource. All members are encouraged to register and use this facility.
- Dave Cushman Beekeeping and Bee Breeding
- Bee tight is an interesting and useful site that allows records of your apiary to be kept, and updated, online. Free membership allows records for up to six hives to be stored through your PC or Mac, and there are apps available for Ios and Android-based mobile systems
- Bee-craft, a useful magazine by subscription