Grand Chapter Officers


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Photo of G Ray Windell G Ray Windell Most Excellent Grand High Priest

Glen Ray Windell was born on February 18, 1956 in New Albany, Indiana to Floyd H. and Wanda J. Windell. He has one sister, Regina Gibson. His father, Floyd, was a 50-year member of DePauw Lodge #338 in New Albany.

Ray has lived in the southern Indiana area for most of his life, except for a brief time in Tucson, Arizona.…

Photo of Don Olvey Don Olvey Right Excellent Grand King

Wife - Nina - Married - Over 53 years Children: 1 daughter, 3 grandchildren Retired - 47 years in the aviation industry Holds Federal Aircraft Dispatcher and Pilot licenses Military Service

  • US Air Force veteran
Masonic History Blue Lodge
  • Plainfield Lodge #653, Life Member, Past Master
  • King Solomon's Past Masters Association
Scottish Rite
  • Valley of Indianapolis- Life Member
York Rite
  • West Side Chapter #138,  Life Member, Past High Priest
  • Indiana Chapter, U.D.

Photo of Archie Smallwood Archie Smallwood Right Excellent Grand Scribe

Born: Archie R. Paulin • Deaconess Hospital • Northwestern Parkway & Portland Avenue • Louisville, Kentucky Adopted—at age 13 • Archie R. Smallwood • Father—William Herman Smallwood • Mother---Leora Burkhead Smallwood Early childhood grew up in Louisville, Kentucky later childhood grew up in Big Clifty, Kentucky in Grayson County. School

  • Mill Creek Elementary school - Louisville, Kentucky
  • Graham Elementary School - Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kerrick Elementary School - Louisville, Kentucky
  • George H.

Photo of Richard A Lochner Richard A Lochner Right Excellent Grand Secretary
Photo of Marty Evens Marty Evens Right Excellent Grand Treasurer

Martin Allen Evens was born June 27, 1951 on the Army Base Camp Polk, Leesville, Louisiana to Morris A. and Vera J. Evens both deceased.  Marty married Mary Jane Schilling on April 9, 2005 and they have three children and six grandchildren.  They are members of the Rockville United Methodist Church. Marty graduated in the last class of Bainbridge High School in 1969.…

Photo of Steve Arlington Steve Arlington Excellent Grand Captain of Host
Photo of Steve Maxwell Steve Maxwell Excellent Grand Principal Sojourner

Steve grew up on a farm in Huntington County where he currently lives with his wife, Joyce.

He actively farmed with his father for 20 years.

He graduated from Huntington North High School and was a member of the Honor Society

Steve graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering.…

Photo of James H. Fairchild James H. Fairchild Excellent Grand Royal Arch Captain

Jim has been in Freemasonry for 32 years as of March 15, 2017. Jim graduated from New Castle Chrysler High School in 1964. He attended Indiana Business College in Muncie for 1 year, and then went to work for Delco Battery, a division of General Motors. Jim worked for GM for 34.7 years, and then retired.…

Photo of Joseph H. Villarreal Joseph H. Villarreal Grand Master 3rd Veil

Joseph H. Villarreal was born on October 1st 1974 to Joe, and Audrey Villarreal in Schaumburg Illinois.  Joe moved from Illinois to La Porte Indiana in the fall of 2004 where he met his future wife Jennifer.  Joe and Jennifer were married on March 3rd 2007, and today enjoy the blessings of  their 3 wonderful children Juliana, Benjamin, and Joey.…

Photo of Richard C. Willyard Richard C. Willyard Grand Master 2nd Veil

I was born on May 23,1953. Growing up, my father was a United Methodist minister, so we move around every few years. We moved four time by the time I was in sixth grade. I graduated from Pendleton Heights High School inn1971.

I entered the United States Army in 1973 and was stationed in Frankfort, Germany.…

Photo of Dennis Schraeder Dennis Schraeder Grand Master 1st Veil
Photo of Phil Stroud Phil Stroud Grand Marshall

Raised to Sublime degree Master Mason Newton Stewart Lodge #432 in Apr 1996, Served as Worshipful Master 2004 Initiated into Southern Indiana Chapter #328 National Sojourners 1996, served as president from 2009-2012, currently Secretary/Treasurer. Exalted as Royal Arch Mason Slaton/Stephens Chapter #168 March 2004 at Evansville, served as High Priest 2006 greeted into Homer McDaniel Council #108 March 2004 at Evansville, served as Illustrious Master 2006 Knighted into Wright  Commandery #64 March 2004 at Evansville, served as Eminent Commander 2006 Received my KYCH into Robert Woods Priory #21 in Jan 2007 Initiated as a Knight of York into Evansville York Rite College #121 in May 2007, served as Pre Eminent Governor 2009-2010.…

Photo of Daniel Edsall Daniel Edsall Grand Lecturer
Photo of Ronald F Garrison Ronald F Garrison Grand Communications Officer

Ronald Floyd Garrison was born on August 22, 1968 is the city of Gary, Indiana to Darlene Alice Garrison and Arthur F Garrison. He has one brother, Scott A Garrison and one son Zachary W. Garrison. He lives in South Haven Indiana with his Fiancée & Soulmate Latisha Swier, they are currently planning a Wedding. Ronald Garrison has worked in the computer industry since early 1982 while still attending high school.…

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