Brother Thomas Gamon, IV, is a Past Master of Perkiomen Lodge No. 595, Red Hill, and served as District Deputy Grand Master of District 40, 2002-2008; as a Representative in Grand Lodge and an Aide to the Grand Master, 2012-2013; as a member of the Masonic Education Committee, 2010-2011, and the Masonic Villages Board of Directors, 2013-present. He is a recipient of the DeMolay Legion of Honor.
Brother Tom graduated from Perkiomen Valley High School, earned an associate’s degree in criminology from Montgomery County Community College and completed his Pennsylvania state apprenticeship in the electrical field. He is self-employed as President of Gamon Electric, Inc., a full-service electrical contracting firm which he started in 1986.
A member of Lower Frederick Fire Company since 1975, he served as Fire Chief from 1984-2002 and from June 2012-present. He has earned several professional certifications and licenses and serves on a variety of committees as an electrical contractor and with the fire department.
Brother Tom and his wife, Cheryl, live in Schwenksville and are members of Jerusalem Lutheran Evangelical Church. They are the proud parents of Brother Thomas, V, and Danielle, and the grandparents of Shelby Elizabeth and Thomas, VI.
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.
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 30 years.
Brother Jeff and 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 serves as Secretary 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.
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.
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 Brother Larry was involved with the building committee.
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 has served as a member of the Masonic Villages Board of Directors for the past six years and as chair of the Finance and Gift Planning Committee.
Brother Adam is a member of the Masonic Villages’ and The Masonic Library and Museum of PA’s Board of Directors, as well as 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.
Brother Adam is employed as a Corporate Tax Manager in Latrobe, Pa. He has previously held positions as a Tax Manager at Deloitte & Touche and 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 lovely wife of 13 years, Kelly, reside in Latrobe with their four children. He enjoys spending his free time with his family. He strives to be involved in his children’s activities including serving as Treasurer and Assistant Den Leader for his sons’ cub scout pack and volunteering with their wrestling club. He also enjoys gardening, fishing, hunting and traveling with his family.
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.
Brother Mark graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in business administration.
He was installed as the R.W. Grand Secretary on Dec. 27, 2005. Previously, he was employed as Deputy Grand Secretary and held various management positions within the insurance industry. Brother Mark was awarded the Pennsylvania Franklin Medal in 2009.
Brother Mark and his wife, Karen, have five children and two granddaughters and one grandson. They live in West Lawn and attend Peace Lutheran Church. In their spare time, they enjoy attending football games and spending time with their family.