State Leadership

The following men and women have been chosen to lead our state. Please support them and help them guide our state.

State Presidents

State President - Jim Rowland / (Joan)

Traverse City #323
Cell: 231-218-5390
sp@mielks.org

Jim has been married to Joan for 12 years. He owns and operates a restaurant in Traverse City, where he has lived for 29 yrs.
As a member of the Traverse City Lodge #323 he has served in all officer chairs, competed in eight ritual contests at state level and once at nationals. He was the North West District, DVC, DVP, and DDGER.

Jim Rowland - President

1st Vice President - David Sladek / (Pam)

Copper Country #404
Cell: 906-369-9353
1vp@mielks.org

2nd Vice President - Penny Geishert / (Ed)

Coldwater Lodge #1023
Cell: 517-617-7721
2vp@mielks.org

State Officers

Secretary - Scot Burns
Secretary - Scot Burns
St. Joseph - Benton Harbor Lodge #541
secretary@mielks.org
Cell: 269.449.8395
Treasurer - Keith E Alverson / (Greer)
Treasurer - Keith E Alverson / (Greer)
Chaplain - Bruce A Stark
Chaplain - Bruce A Stark
Plymouth-Ann Arbor Lodge #325
ritual@mielks.org
Cell: 313.909.0981
Sargent at Arms - Ed Graham / (Vicki)
Sargent at Arms - Ed Graham / (Vicki)
Traverse City Lodge #323
egraham@billmarh.com
Home: 231.631.9748
Tiler - Doug Kratochvill / (Patti)
Tiler - Doug Kratochvill / (Patti)
Traverse City Lodge #323
dougbud14@yahoo.com
Cell: 231.499.1733
Soloist - David Kurtis / (Andrea)
Soloist - David Kurtis / (Andrea)
Traverse City Lodge #323
dcurtis1965@gmail.com
Cell: 231.620.0705
Organist - LD (Les) Thornberg
Organist - LD (Les) Thornberg
Traverse City Lodge #323
Home: 231.946.4313
Cell: 231.392.6346
Aide to the President - Stanley O. Simons / (Bonnie)
Aide to the President - Stanley O. Simons / (Bonnie)
Traverse City Lodge #323
tc323@tcelks.org
Cell: 989.449.6949
Host & Hostess of the President's Suite - Bert & Theresa Knickerbocker
Host & Hostess of the President's Suite - Bert & Theresa Knickerbocker
Howell Lodge #2168
btknick@comcast.net
Home: 517.545.2964
Cell: 248.939.6182
Co Hostesses of the President Suite - Amy Loftis / (Chris)
Co Hostesses of the President Suite - Amy Loftis / (Chris)
Manistee Lodge #250
amyloftis1127@gmail.com
Cell: 231.425.6453
Bagpiper - Rodney Woodring / (Cheryl)
Bagpiper - Rodney Woodring / (Cheryl)
Traverse City #323
pipercmt@yahoo.com
Cell: 231.649.6238

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