Brother Jeffrey M. Wonderling became a Pennsylvania Mason in 1993. He served as Worshipful Master (1998) of King Solomon’s Lodge No. 346, Connellsville, and is a warrant member of Lodge Ad Lucem No. 812, Pittsburgh, for which he served as Secretary in 2007-2008. Jeff served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 30th Masonic District, 1999-2005, and as Principal of the 30th Masonic District School of Instruction. In addition, he has served on the Masonic Villages Board of Directors, 2006–2013 and 2016-present. He is a recipient of the Grand Lodge Century Award and received the Grand Master’s Outstanding Service Award in 2013.
Jeff is a member of the Pennsylvania Lodge of Research. As a CDS Building Corporation Board Member, Jeff served as Chairman of the Capital Campaign to construct the Pleasant Valley Masonic Center. In 1998, he co-founded the outdoor “Meeting in the Hills,” the first of its kind in Pennsylvania.
A member of Connellsville Royal Arch Chapter No. 283, Jeff served as Most Excellent High Priest in 2000. He also holds membership in Mt. Moriah Council No. 2. Jeff is a member of Kedron Commandery No. 18 and U.S. Premier Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine.
Jeff is also a member of the Valley of Uniontown Lodge of Perfection, where he served as Thrice Potent Master in 2005. As a member of the Valley of Pittsburgh, Jeff served as Most Wise Master of Pittsburgh Chapter of Rose Croix in 2012 and as Commander and Chief of the Pittsburgh Consistory in 2018-2019. He was coroneted an Honorary Member of Supreme Council, 33°, in 2006. He is also a member of the Builders Council for the Endowment of the Pittsburgh Center for Dyslexia.
Jeff served as Director of Work (2010-2011) and Ambassador (2014-2015) for Syria Shrine. He is a member of the Royal Order of Jesters, Court No. 2, and Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Westmoreland Forest No. 77. In addition, he is a member of the Royal Order of Scotland and is currently serving as the Provincial Grand Tyler.
Jeff is a Past Worthy Patron of Forbes Chapter No. 524 and a member of Irwin Chapter No. 400, Order of the Eastern Star, and is a Past Royal Patron of Jeannette Court No. 25, Order of the Amaranth. He was honored to serve in the East with his wife, Sharon, when she served as Worthy Matron.
A staunch supporter of all Masonic youth groups, Jeff received the DeMolay Legion of Honor and was made an Honorary Member of The International Supreme Council of the Order of DeMolay. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation Board of Directors.