Governance Documents

By Laws

The TBoI By Laws define the governing and operational rules of the organization under which the Board of Directors must operate on behalf of the members. They include operating requirements, such as when and how often the board meets, when the annual membership meeting is held, the term of office for board members, committee details, and other governance matters.

Amendments to the TBoI By Laws require a vote by the TBoI Board and a vote by the membership.

The current By Laws are available here.

Policies & Procedures

The Policies & Procedures were developed by the Board to define the standard procedures for TBoI operations, and to set limits and safeguards on TBoI activities. In other words, a roadmap for its operations. The Policies & Procedures ensure compliance with laws and regulations and give guidance for responsible decision making. If you have any questions, contact Treasurer Robert Duffy (

The current Policy and Procedures are posted here.

Code of Conduct

The Beekeepers of Indiana, Inc. (TBoI) is a nonprofit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Indiana exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes that qualify as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code dedicated to providing honeybee advocacy and education. Participation in the organization’s events is subject to the observance of the organization’s Code of Conduct.

Click here to review the current Code of Conduct.

Conflict of Interest Statement

A Conflict of Interest statement is intended to give guidance to Board members regarding issues that could potentially create a conflict with their TBoI responsibilities. This statement applies to all persons holding positions of responsibility and trust on behalf of The Beekeepers of Indiana, including, but not limited to, members of the Board of Directors.

Each board member is required to sign the Conflict of Interest statement annually.

To review the current Beekeepers of Indiana Conflict of Interest statement, click here.

TBoI Financial Documents

The TBoI newsletter, sent quarterly to every member, includes the year-to-date financial documents. 

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