Mary is a member of the Georgia Beekeepers Association and is active in several clubs. She has served as an officer on the local and state level.
She felt it important to learn and be involved in her endeavor. Mary learned about the Eastern Apiculture society, it's main mission is educating beekeepers and became a life member. It is an organization comprised of the Eastern states, offering a conference yearly to support education. Mary also attends Young Harris Beekeeping Institute held in Young Harris, Georgia, where she earned her Master of Beekeeping certification and has served as instructor.
Swarm Chasers has been a member since 2011, maintaining hives in the most natural method as possible.