2020 Syrian Divan


Potentate
Tony Bowling
ixploror@gmail.com

Chief Rabban
Donald H. Brockman

don.brockman57@gmail.com

Assistant Rabban
Paul Brown

paulbrown1129@gmail.com

High Priest and Prophet
Chuck Jeffers, II

chuckjeffers2@yahoo.com

Oriental Guide
Timothy G Callahan

k9tgc@gmail.com

Treasurer
Ken Harper P.P.

watchdog5a80@aol.com

Recorder
Gary S. Caudill P.P. PHD

caudillpote2002@gmail.com


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Syrian Trustees


2021 Trustee
Carl E. Idler
cidler2@aol.com

2022 Trustee
Steve Allen

Miniracersteve@gmail.com

2023 Trustee
Joe Handcock

hancock233@fuse.net

2024 Trustee
Jeff Gills

jeff.gills@yahoo.com


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Potentate’s Staff

Captain of the Guard - Dave Ormes
Outer Guard - Russell Mockbee
Chaplins - Jim Beattie
Imperial Housing Chairman - Gary S. Caudill PP PhD
Circus Chairman - Gary S. Caudill PP PhD
Circus Director - Kenneth J. Harper, PP
Legal Committee - F. Harrison “Buzz” Green
Medical Staff - Matthew “Doc” Hakes
Shreik Editor - Gary Caudill PP PHD
Webmaster - Jerry A. Ulm
Photographers - Jean Ramsey
Membership Chairman - Donald H. Brockman
Ceremonial Cast Director - Andy "Chili Pepper" Mellman
Fund Raising Chairman - Gary S. Caudill PP PhD
Fund Raising Co Chairman - Charles Jeffers II
Sportsmen Raffle - Greg & Jacque Pelfrey, PP
Fish Fries - Paul Brown
Golf Outing - Travis & Jessica Proctor
Euchre Tournament - Greg & Jacque Pelfrey, PP
Hospital Fund Raising Paper Crusade Chairman - Paul Brown
Hospital Fund Raising Paper Crusade Co-Chairman - Charles C. Jeffers, II
Parade Marshall - Randall Proctor PP
Deputy Parade Marshal - Robert "Barrels" Nealan
Master of Ceremonies / Communications - Kenneth J. Harper PP
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Past Potentates

1877-80 *Henry Clay Ulmer
1881-97 *William B. Melish
1898-05 *Eugene L. Lewis
1906-07 *Joel C. Clore
1908-09 *Dr Edward Keefer
1910 *Henry L. Korb
1911-12 *William Lueders
1913-14 *William Leimann
1915-16 *William J Johnson
1917-18 *Charles F Hake, Jr.
1919-20 *Frank L Zumstein
1921-22 *Ralph A Tingle
1923-24 *Dr Albert Kumier
1925-26 *Dr Willard Haines
1927-28 *Charles H Meeds
1929-30 *John Robinson III
1931 *Fredrich Hoffman
1932 *Jerome Jackson
1933 *Edward Everett
1934 *Dr Henry E Kock
1935 *Carl R Wenzel
1936 *Eugene Muhlhauser
1937 *Edward Lovett
1938 *William Winans
1939 *Dr Clarence Betzner
1940 *Edward Pfiffering
1941 *Geo. Guckenberger
1942 *Nathaniel A Bell
1943 *Clarence Karst
1944 *William Hohmann
1945 *Leslie W Cors
1946 *Ralph Crosthwait
1947 *Charles Brawley
1948 *George A Lutz
1949 *William Louder
1950 *John R Lewis
1951 *Alfred F Porter
1952 *Fred L Hoffman
1953 *Fred B DeBra
1954 *George DeSilver
1955 *Chester Hodges
1956 *Thoral C. Schehr
1957 *Garriot McClellan
1958 *Arthur Zoecklein
1959 *Joseph L Brown
1960 *Paul Ruppaner
1961 *Walter L Gross
1962 *Raymond Long
1963 *Harry M Bader
1964 *Armor C. Moreland
1965 *Oscar W Hirschfeld
1966 *W. W. Tripp
1967 *Lynn R Van Ness
1968 *Fred G Reiners
1969 *Smith E Hughes
1970 *Charles D Marrs
1971 *Norbert E Miller
1972 *Donald J DeMond
1973 *Robert A. Anderson
1974 *Paul N Buchman
1975 *Russell L Jackson
1976 *Charles S Settle
1977 *James G Wilson
1978 *Thomas W Bressler
1979 *Jack W Hilge
1980 *Hawley Todd
1981 *Hamilton R Gast
1982 *James W Zimpher
1983 *James J Jobe
1984 *Joseph E Workman
1985 *Larry Sowder
1986 *D Winston Franks
1987 *Harry G Skiff, Jr.
1988 *John G Drach
1989 *Thomas McCrary
1990 Gerald R Walker
1991 *F (Jake) Houk
1992 Donald G Saurwein
1993 *John A Silvernell
1994 *C.K. Wright
1995 Donovan Donohoo
1996 *William P Yingling
1997 *Gene Crow
1998 Harry Skiff, IV
1999 Garry Brown
2000 Anthony Iacobucci
2001 Bill R Spatz
2002 Gary Caudill
2003 Harry W Sterling
2004 *Clifford E Fullman
2005 *Marvin G. Kuhn
2006 *Robert Schatz
2007 *Robert L. Peacock
2008 Bud Wilhite
2009 Randolph E. Railey
2010 *Jerry C. Ulm Sr.
2011 *James Zimpher
2012 Kenneth J. Harper
2013 Randall A. Proctor
2014 Fred Robinson
2015 Dave S. Rees
2016 Arthur Weingartner II
2017 Robert H. Smith
2018 Gregory S. Pelfrey
2019 Tim J. Redrow
2020 Jerry A. Ulm

* Deceased


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2020 Potentate's Aides

Chief Aid - Greg Pelfrey PP
Assistant Chief Aide - Dave Ormes

Assistant Chief Aide - Denny Lovell

Secretary to the Aides - Jean Ramsey

Dolby Bennett
Jeff & Teresa Gills
Jay & Jennifer Mathis
Mike Miles
Paul & Evelyn Minton
Erv & Vera Moermond
Jimmy Newport
Tim & Linda Redrow, PP
Paul & Jan Reuscher
Curt & Debbie Stacey
Ronnie Wardrup


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Ohio Shrine Association Officer

Tony Bowling
3rd Vice President


Shriners Hospital Special Event Coordinator

Chuck Short


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Hospital Representatives
Shriners Hospital For Children Cincinnati

Emeritus Board Chairman - Dave Aaronson
Emeritus Board Chairman - Doug Sitzler
Emeritus Board Treasure - Anthony Iacobucci PP PHD
Emeritus Board Chairman - Gary S. Caudill PP PHD
Emeritus Board Chairman - Glen Huber
Emeritus Board Chairman - Roy Kuhnell
Emeritus Board Chairman - William S. Siders
Emeritus Board Member - Gerald R. Walker PP
Board Member - Chuck Short
Board Member - Phil Patenaude
Board Member - Joseph D. Lind Jr
Associate Board Member - Edgar "Bud" Wilhite PP

Shriners Hospital For Children Lexington

Emeritus Board Member - Cliff Fullman PP
Board Member - Jack W. Lenzer

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Syrian Shrine
9730 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Phone: (513) 751-3800
Fax: (513) 672-2018


Shriners Hospital for Children
3229 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095
Phone: (800) 875-8580
Fax: (513) 872-6999


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