Grand Chapter Officers


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Dennis Schraeder
Most Excellent Grand High Priest

Dennis A. Schraeder, Sr. born September 29, 1949 in Evansville, Indiana, to the parents of William G. Schraeder, Jr. and Dorothy M. Schraeder. Has one son Dennis A. Schraeder, Jr. and three Granddaughters Grace, Hope and Faith Schraeder. A member of St. Lucas United Church of Christ.

Attended Baker elementary school, then Central High School for two years, and then transferring to North High School for the remaining two years graduating in 1967.…

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Joseph H. Villarreal
Right Excellent Grand King

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 in the spring of 2007, and today enjoy the blessings of their 3 wonderful children Juliana, Benjamin, and Joey.…

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Jason Miller
Right Excellent Grand Scribe

Masonic History

  • Past Master of Highland Lodge 762
  • Past High Priest and Treasurer for Fort Wayne Chapter #19
  • Past Illustrious Master and Treasurer for Fort Wayne Council #4
  • Past Commander and Treasurer for Fort Wayne Commandery #4
  • Treasurer for Regius Cordis Court No.110,
  • Masonic Order of Athelstan.

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Marty Evens , PGHP
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.…

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Tim Brinkmeyer
Excellent Grand Captain of Host

Companion Tim was born, raised, and resides in Indianapolis and is an alumnus of Ball State University, where he and Kate met. They have one daughter, Lydia. He’s travelled for work and family over the years, which has allowed him various experiences and opportunities in the Jurisdictions of Indiana, Oregon, and Pennsylvania.

Tim recently wrote a paper, available for presentation, entitled: A Comparative analysis of the Fellow Craft and Mark Master Degrees.

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Graig Huber
Excellent Grand Principal Sojourner

Personal History:
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Attended and graduated from Franklin Community High School and Hanover College. Reside in Indianapolis with my wife, Amanda, and our two children, Lucas and Vivienne. Been in the financial services industry since 2000.

Masonic History:
– Raised a Master Mason in 2009 at Southport No.…

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Christopher Gamblin
Excellent Grand Royal Arch Captain

Blue Lodge Memberships

  • Crowned Martyrs Lodge Nº 771 Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Worshipful Master 2019
  • Charter Senior Warden

Dwight L Smith Lodge of Research, Grand Lodge of Indiana

  • Currently serving as Senior Warden

St. Albans Lodge Nº 1455, College Station, Texas

  • Served as Senior Deacon

Texas Lodge of Research, Grand Lodge of Texas

  • Served as Tyler

York Rite Memberships

  • Nº.

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George McAfoos
Grand Master 2nd Veil

Biographical Info:Raised a Master Mason 11/15/1976
Past Master Social 86 2017, served as H.P. 2015 Terre Haute Chapter #11, served as I.M.2017, served as E.C. 2019, served as T.P.M. Terre Haute Valley of the Scottish Rite 2018-2019 KYCH 1/23/2021

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Phil Stroud
Grand Chaplain

Initiated on Feb 19 1996 Passed to Fellowcraft March 20th 1996, Raised to sublime Master Mason Apr 19 19996 Received all Chapter, Council degrees and Commandery Orders at Evansville March 6th 2004 High Priest of Slaten/Stephens Chapter #168 2006, Illustrious Master Homer McDaniel Council#108 2006, Eminent Commander Wright Commandery #64 2006, Received KYCH in Jan 2007, inducted into Evansville York Rite College #121 in May 2007, received Order of Purple Cross in Denver in 2014, became member of French Lick Chapter #249 of Order of Eastern Star in Aug of 2015, became member of New Albany Preceptory of Yeoman of York #7 2016, member of George Rogers Clark Valley in Corydon 2017, Appointed an Arch officer in Grand Council 2015-2019, Appointed Grand Marshall of Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in 2017, Grand Historian 2018, Grand Guard 2019, appointed Grand Warder in Grand Commandery 2018

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Brian C. Lewis
Grand Lecturer

Brian Lewis is a Certified Association Executive & a Certified Volunteer Administrator with Raybourn Group International, where he serves as the Executive Director for a couple of small staff clients. Freemasonry is what led him to discover his interest in Association Management over 20 years ago when he was an Officer at Calvin W. Prather Lodge #717, where he served as Master in 2004.…

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Christopher P Bentlage
Grand Marshal

Personal: Born in Grove City, PA – Lives in Anderson, IN with his wife, Jordan. Spent 10 years in corporate finance and investment brokerage, before becoming a hay and horse farmer. Active alumnus of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.


  • Raised at Delaware Lodge #46
  • Past High Priest of Middletown Chapter #143 RAM
  • Knight Commander of Red Branch of Eri
  • Member of Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque
  • Past Master, Century Lodge #764, F.&A.M.

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Ronald F Garrison
Grand Communications Officer

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Dennis Meyer
RARA Assistant Director