Chartered 1892
Romeo Denghel Potentate

2019 Appointments & Committees

2018-2019 Imperial Divan

Imperial Asst Rabban:  Ill. Sir James R. Smith, P.P.

2019 Appointed Divan

1st Ceremonial Master:

2nd Ceremonial Master:  Russell Jones

Temple Director:  Jim Kinley


Captain of the Guard:  Ferril “F.C.” Smith, MD

Outer Guard:  Robin Shannon

2019 Appointed Staff

Administrative Potentates Aide:  Ill. Sir Ed Whitmore, P.P.

Administrative Aide-de-Camp (Protocol):  Ill. Sir Ed Bromstad, P.P.

Administrative Assistant for Office:  Lisa Hollon

Building & Grounds Manager:  Stanley Anderson

Chaplain: David McBride

Chariot Editor:

Colonel of the Units:  Ill. Sir Silas Powell, P.P.

Donor Relations:  Dennis Motley, H.P. & P.

Entertainment Chairman:  Gene & Bridgette Payne

Entertainment Members:  Brazia Payne, Starlynn Payne, Bruce & Liz Lewis, Ruth Ramirez, Ted & Charla Robertson, Craig Reiswig, Shelbie Reiswig, Brenda W. Scholin, Lana Stone, Russell Jones, John Cooper, John Wood, Travis & Amanda Powell, James & Janet Heineman, Mac & Laura Cutler

Galveston Hospital Board:

Houston Hospital Board:

Insurance Chairman:  Gerald “Jerry” Carruth

Insurance Members: Ill. Sir Jeff Clark, Potentate; Chief Rabban: Romeo Denghel, David Caylor; Sam Stimson, PhD, Recorder

Legal Counsel:  Gerald C. “Jerry” Carruth

Masonic Relations:  Danny Kleen

Master of Ceremonies:  Ill. Sir Ed Whitmore, P.P.

Membership Chairman / Welcome Chairs:  James & Janet Heineman

Merit Awards:  Danny Kleen

$100 Million Dollar Club:  John Blair

Parade Marshal:  Anthony DeFrancisis

Parliamentarian:  Gerald C. “Jerry” Carruth

Photographer:  Gene Payne,  Ramon Reyes

Public Relations: Fred “Buddy” Funderburgh

Sickness & Distress:  Ben Hur Shrine Nobility

Transportation Chairman:  Vance Brown

Webmaster/Designer:  Brett M. Chandler-Finch

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