PA Grand Lodge Officers

Right Worshipful Deputy Grand Master

Jeffrey M. Wonderling

Brother Jeffrey M. Wonderling is a Past Master of King Solomon’s Lodge No. 346, Connellsville. He is also a charter member of Lodge Ad Lucem No. 812, Pittsburgh, and a member of the Pennsylvania Lodge of Research. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 30th Masonic District, 2000-2005, as Principal of the 30th Masonic District School of Instruction and as a member of Masonic Villages Board of Directors, 2007-present.

He is a recipient of the Grand Lodge Century Award, the Grand Master’s Outstanding Service Award and the DeMolay Legion of Honor.

Biography

Brother Jeff graduated from Gateway Senior High School and the LaDolce Academy of Real Estate. He is employed by Flynn’s Tire Group as a Territorial Manager and has specialized in business development for over 35 years.

Brother Jeff and his wife, Sharon, are members of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Delmont, where he has served on the Church Council, the Mutual Ministry and Finance Committees, as an Assisting Minister and as Chairman of two capital campaigns. He also served on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association of Westmoreland County and as Secretary and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau of Western PA.

Brother Jeff has two stepsons, Thomas and Michael Bahney, and two grandchildren, Julia and Dylan Bahney.

Right Worshipful Senior Grand Warden

Larry A. Derr

Brother Larry A. Derr is a Past Master of Ashara-Casiphia Lodge No. 551, Mount Joy. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of Masonic District 1, 2009-2017; Representative in Grand Lodge, 2005-2008, and Masonic Villages Board of Directors, 2017-present. He is a recipient of the DeMolay Legion of Honor.

Biography

Brother Larry graduated from Manheim Central High School and Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology and drafting. After 40 years of construction management in commercial masonry, he retired as Vice President.

He served as a member of the Board of Directors for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers #5 and Lancaster County Vocational Technology Group, as Past Chairman of the Apprentice Committee for Associated Builders and Contractors Association and on the Board of Advisors for Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. He also coached youth baseball teams for the Mount Joy Athletic Association. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Mount Joy Borough Water Authority.

Brother Larry and his wife, Rochelle, live in Mount Joy and are the proud parents of a son, Dustin M. Derr. They are members of Saint John’s Lutheran Church, where Larry was involved with the building committee.

Right Worshipful Junior Grand Warden

Robert Brink

Brother Robert D. Brink is a Past Master of Saucon Lodge No. 469, Coopersburg. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of District 9, 2012-2015, and as District Deputy Grand Master at Large, 2015-2019. He has served on the Grand Lodge Committees on Publications, Appeals, Fraternal Recognition, Internet Services and Finance.

Biography

Brother Rob graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and Penn State University with a master’s degree in electrical engineering. He began his career at AT&T Microelectronics, Allentown, and worked in a variety of positions in the telecommunication semiconductor industry for 22 years. He currently manages family businesses.

Brother Rob and his wife, Allison, reside in Coopersburg and are the proud parents of two adult daughters, Kathryn and Rachael.

Right Worshipful Grand Treasurer

Adam C. Heese

Brother Adam C. Heese was appointed R.W. Grand Treasurer on June 9, 2018. He is a Past Master and past Trustee of Melita Lodge No. 295, Philadelphia. He is a member of the Masonic Villages Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance and Gift Planning Committee.

Brother Adam is a member of the Grand Lodge Committee on Finance and Committee on Lodge Loans. He serves as a Trustee of Title to the Masonic Temple and other Real Estate of Grand Lodge, Trustee of the Consolidated Fund, Trustee of the Masonic Charities Fund and as an Administrator of the Pension Plan.

Biography

Brother Adam is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania. He is employed as a Senior Manager of International Tax in Latrobe, Pa. He has previously held positions as a Tax Manager at Deloitte & Touche and as a Senior Tax Analyst at Air Products & Chemicals.

Brother Adam earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Drexel University and a master of science in taxation from American University.

Brother Adam and his wife, Kelly, reside in Latrobe with their four children. He enjoys being involved in his children’s activities, including serving as Treasurer and Assistant Den Leader for his sons’ cub scout pack and volunteering with their sports related activities. He also enjoys doing DIY projects around the home and garden, shooting sporting clays and traveling with his family.

Right Worshipful Grand Secretary

Mark A. Haines

Brother Mark A. Haines is a Past Master of Reading Lodge No. 549 and is a dual member of Teutonia Lodge No. 367, both of West Reading. He served as District Deputy Grand Master for the 7th Masonic District from 1998-2005. He serves as Trustee of the Masonic Charities Fund, Trustee of the Consolidated Fund, Director of the Masonic Library and Museum and as a member of the Masonic Villages Board of Directors.

Brother Mark served as an advisor for the Reading Chapter, Order of DeMolay, and was awarded the DeMolay Legion of Honor. He also served as an advisor for Reading Assembly, International Order of The Rainbow for Girls.

Biography

Brother Mark graduated from Penn State University with a degree in business administration.

Prior to being installed as R.W. Grand Secretary on Dec. 27, 2005, he was employed as Deputy Grand Secretary and held various management positions within the insurance industry. Brother Mark was awarded the Pennsylvania Franklin Medal by R.W. Past Grand Master Stephen Gardner during the 2009 Annual Communication.

Brother Mark and his wife, Karen, have five children and three grandchildren. They live in West Lawn and attend Peace Lutheran Church. In their spare time, they enjoy going to football games and spending time with their family.