DMV Beneficials Chapters

While DMV Beneficials was founded in Washington, D.C., we have chapters in MANY cities across the U.S. — Check out the directory below to see if there is one near you! 

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DMV BENEFICIALS DIRECTORY

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WASHINGTON, D.C.

The DMV (D.C./MD/VA Area)

Chapter Heads: Jamie Stanton, Amelia Thompson, Elyse Mowle, Tessa Simonds
Facebook Page: DMV Beneficials
Email: dmvbeneficials@gmail.com
Social Media: @dmvbeneficials

ARIZONA

PHOENIX

Chapter Head: Rachelle Hudson

Instagram: @talkplantietome

TUSCON

Coming Soon!

ARKANSAS

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

Chapter Head: Beth Buckley
Facebook Group: Central Arkansas Bug Collective
Instagram: @bthsplnts

CALIFORNIA

BAY AREA PENINSULA

Chapter Heads: Robin Eng and Ali Smith
Facebook Group: BAP Beneficials
Instagram: @BAPbeneficials
Email: BAPbeneficials@gmail.com

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

Chapter Head: Rebecca Lance
Facebook Group: Sierra Foothills Beneficials
 

OAKLAND

Chapter Head: Stephanie Tu
Facebook Group: Bay Area Beneficials
Instagram: @thatshelflife

ORANGE COUNTY

Chapter Head: Je Hi Jung
Instagram: @ateliyay

SACRAMENTO

Chapter Head: Shea Montarano & Angela Weber
Facebook Group: Sacramento Beneficials
 

SAN DIEGO

Chapter Head: Donna Angeles
Facebook Group: San Diego Facebook Group
Email: donnadangeles@gmail.com

COLORADO

FORT COLLINS

Chapter Head: Julia Rosenwald
Facebook Group: Colorado Pest Prevention & Beneficial Insects
Instagram: @seed.the.difference
Email: seedthedifferenceofficial@gmail.com

FLORIDA

ORLANDO

Chapter Head: Katie Bush
Facebook Group: Orlando Beneficial Insects

FB: KayTee Bee
IG: 
@thebushery
Email: 
kafitz.fla@gmail.com

TALLAHASSEE

Coming soon!

IDAHO

NAMPA

Coming Soon!

ILLINOIS

CHICAGO

Chapter Head: Melissa C
Facebook Group: Chicago Beneficials
Instagram: @melplantoinette

IOWA

Des Moines

Coming soon!

MINNESOTA

TWIN CITIES (MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL)

Chapter Heads: Kara Sweeney & Katherine Beacham-Smith
Instagram: @dmvbeneficials.twincities
@plantzillamn and @rootedinritual_ 
Email: dmvbtwincities@gmail.com

NEW YORK

NEW YORK CITY

Chapter Head: Michelle Maldonado
Facebook Group: NYC Beneficial Insects
Instagram: @Michellodendron

OHIO

CLEVELAND

Chapter HeadS: Michelle Peppin & Becky Calala
Facebook Group: DMV Beneficials – Cleveland Chapter
FB: Michelle Peppin
IG: @brewsandblooms_ohio
Email: justbrewsnblooms@gmail.com
michelle.pepin2020@gmail.com

CINCINNATI

Chapter Heads: Kelsie Wilkens
FB: Kelsie Wilkens
IG: @mrswilkens, @monsteramamaplantcare
Email: monsteramamaplantcare@gmail.com

OREGON

PORTLAND

Chapter Head: Shoba Iyer
Facebook Group: Portland Order Share: Plants+
Instagram: @shobaiyer

TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE

Chapter Heads: Eric Burdullis and Mollie Woltmann
Facebook Group: Nashville Bug Club (Davidson and Montgomery County)
Instagram: Mollie @ichthyochick

TEXAS

AUSTIN

Chapter Head: Michelle Durieux
Facebook Group: Austin Beneficial Bug Collective
Instagram: @her.plant.therapy

DALLAS

Chapter Head: Joanna Bellomy
Group: Dallas Beneficial Bug Club (no FB)
Email: dbenebugclub@gmail.com
 

WASHINGTON

OLYMPIA

Chapter Heads: Elizabeth Able & Samuel Alfieri
Facebook Group: DMV Beneficials – Olympia, WA Chapter
Instagram: @grandma.grows

WISCONSIN

MADISON

Chapter Head: Tara Nicole
Facebook Group: Madison Mites- A DMV Beneficials Chapter
Instagram: @littlemadisonjungle