RWB Robert JohnsonA Freemason out of the 1st N.E District of Illinois, he currently serves as the Secretary of Waukegan Lodge No. 78 where he is a Past Master. He also serves as the District Deputy of the 1st N.E. District of Illinois. Brother Johnson currently produces and hosts weekly podcasts (internet radio programs) When Came You? and Masonic Radio Theater which focus on topics relating to Freemasonry. He is also a co-host of The Masonic Roundtable, a Masonic talk show. He is currently working on a book of Masonic essays and one on Occult Anatomy to be released soon.
MWB Jess N. RainesGrand Master of Ohio MasonsCamp Masonry is pleased to host Most Worshipful Brother Jess N. Raines and the Majority of the Grand Officers From The Grand Lodge of Ohio to Camp Masonry 2019.MWB Raines will address the craft at the Saturday Night Festive Board Dinner.
WB Jason M. Richards
WB Jason M. Richards is a Past Master of Acacia Lodge No. 16 in Clifton, VA, where he was raised in 2012, and a member of The Colonial Lodge No. 1821 in Washington, DC. His favorite Masonic topics include the history of Freemasonry worldwide, the sociocultural impact of Freemasonry, and the history and evolution of the Masonic mythos. Bro. Jason is also active in the Allied Masonic Degrees and the Royal Arch. In addition to his work on The Masonic Roundtable, Bro. Jason writes on occasion for The Voice, the official blog of the Grand lodge of the District of Columbia, and is an emeritus contributor to the Midnight Freemasons blog. Bro. Jason lives in Virginia with his wife, son, cats, and ever-expanding collection of bow ties.
Rev. Duane A. KemerleyA Masonic Hierarchy of Needs:Why Many Masonic Initiatives FailThis presentation utilizes the concepts behind Abraham Maslow’s ‘Hierarchy of Needs’ and adapts those basic theories to organizational success and the failures of leadership expectations. There are also specific guidelines for creating organizational health and stability.
Ken Alexander is a Philidelphia, PA native who came to Toledo Ohio after Obtaining his PhD in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1972. He became a Mason in honor of his father, whom never told him he was a Mason. He is a PM of Samaria Lodge #438 in Samaria MI, and Toledo Ft. Industry Lodge #144 in Toledo, OH. He is a member of the Southern MI York Rite College and member of numerous Chapters, Councils and Commanderies in both Michigan and Ohio. Ken became involved in Masonic Education Activities after attending his firstCamp Masonry in 2017. He presents “relative educational tidbits” at all the lodges and chapters he visits.Ken will again lead a Camp Masonry favorite, “Exploring Mackey’s Encyclopedia”, a grass roots study to expand your knowledge of Masonry Mackey’s historic gift to our craft.
WB Ken Alexander“Exploring Mackey’s Encyclopedia”
“Right Sizing Your Lodge Geometry”This presentation dives into how our personal and spatial relationships are interconnected more than most realize. Explore how these relationships can negatively and positively effect the health and welfare of your Masonic Lodge.Taylor Kleineick is an Ohio Mason. He is a member and Past Master of High Point Lodge No. 773, a member N.C Harmony No. 2, and an honorary member of Arts and Sciences Lodge No. 792. Brother Kleineick travels frequently for Masonic education and enjoys discussing the history, symbolism, and philosophy of Freemasonry wherever he goes.
WB Taylor Kleineick
“From Apprentice to Master Mason”Chad Simpson was made a Freemason in North Baltimore Lodge No. 561. He is a Past Master of York Lodge No. 563 and a charter member of Arts & Sciences Lodge No. 792. He is a Knight of the York Cross of Honour. He is currently a District Education Officer in the 14th Masonic District.
W.B. Chad E. Simpson
Bro. Dave BaconSymbolism:How experience shapes perceptionBro. Bacon is a member of New Philadelphia Lodge No. 177 in New Philadelphia OH, and is a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He owns Ashlar Custom Aprons, and is the owner/operator of two established Tattoo studios in Ohio. His lecture is born out of a personal need for the application of Masonic Symbols.
“The Essentials of A Lodge”.Chad Kopenski was raised a Master Mason in Paramuthia Lodge No. 25, Athens, Ohio, where he is an active Past Master. He is a Past District Education Officer and a Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 17th Masonic District. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Grand Lodge of Ohio’s Education & Information Committee.