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, and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Masonic Library and Museum and the Masonic Villages.
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.
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. Mark was awarded the Pennsylvania Franklin Medal by R.W. Past Grand Master Stephen Gardner during the 2009 Annual Communication.
Mark and his wife, Karen, have five children and four 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.