Christopher E. Ritchey became a Master Mason in Woodbury Lodge No. 539 on February 20, 1984. In 2010, he became a Noble of Jaffa Shriners and joined the Jaffa Mounted Patrol shortly after. Chris is a member of the Board of Governors of Shriners Hospitals for Children – Philadelphia and is currently serving as the Board’s Secretary in 2021 & 2022. He is a proud Shrine Legacy with his paternal grandfather, his father and three sons.
Chris is also a 32° Scottish Rite Mason in the Valley of Altoona.
In his professional life, Chris is the Chief Executive Officer of Curry Supply Holdings Inc., the parent company of seven other corporations.
Chris and his Lady, Tracy A. (Showalter) Ritchey, reside in Martinsburg, PA.
Randall joined Jaffa Shriners in 2003 and has been active since he joined. Randy is a member of the Provost Guard, Antique and Classic Car Club, The Q, Jaffa Kiddie Christmas Club, Athletic Club, Jaffa Bowlers and a charter member of the Mountain City Shiners. He was also a member of the Hillbilly Clan, Jaffa Campers and Jaffa Cruisers. He was assistant Circus Chairman for 3 years and has been chairman of the Jaffa Sportsman’s Raffle (formerly Jaffa Gun Raffle). He has also been very active with the Sports Show, Beer & Wine Festival, Craft Show and the numerous chicken/rib dinners at Jaffa. Randy was elected to the Jaffa Shrine Board of Directors in 2020.
Randy is an active member of Logan Lodge No. 490 he has served as Trustee for his Lodge Hall Association since 2017. He is also a member of the York Rite and Scottish Rite bodies.
Randy has been a lifelong resident of Logan Township in Blair County. In 1988, Randy has married the former Sylvia Lee with whom he has two sons, Ryan and Zachary, who are also Masons and Jaffa Shriners.
You can contact Randy at email@example.com.
Gary was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He has lived in several states over the years through work transfers. He settled in Blair County in 2010 where he works for HH Brown Shoe Company (Cove Shoe) in distribution management.
Gary has been a member of Jaffa Shrine since 2012. He is a past Captain of the Patrol / Directors Staff and has held several offices within the unit. Gary currently serves as President of the Cove Shrine Club. He is a member of the Sportsman Raffle, Circus and Membership Committees. Gary is an officer in the “Q”. He helps out with the Beer and Wine Festival, Sports Show and Concessions.
Gary is very active in Freemasonry. He belongs to Woodbury Lodge No. 539 where he is a Past Master and serves on several committees along with being a 32° Scottish Rite Mason. He sits on the Rose Croix line and is a member of several York Rite bodies.
Gary resides in East Freedom, PA with his lady Jennifer. They have two dogs that keep them on the go.
Gary can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric joined Jaffa Shriners in 2011. He has been involved with Jaffa for over a decade and has been active with numerous committees, clubs, and organizations such as: Member of Mountain Lodge No. 281, Q, Chairman of Walk for love and Community days, Previous Captain of Provost Guard, The Sportsman’s Raffle, Circus committee, Sports Show committee, Bartending committee, Athletic committee, Beer & Wine Festival, numerous Chicken BB-Q’s, as well as the Cove and Altoona Shrine Club. In 2022 Eric was elected to the Jaffa Shriners Board of Directors.
A lifelong resident of Blair County, Eric currently resides in Greenwood, PA with his wife Nina and son Daniel. He also has a daughter Meghan, son-in-law and 3 grandchildren. He is a proud Shrine Legacy with his paternal father, son, and son-in-law. He also attends the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.
Eric can be reached at: email@example.com
Aaron became a Shriner in 2018. He is a current member of the Mounted Patrol, Chairman of the investment committee, and has supported the Sportsman’s Raffle, the Circus, Beer and Wine Festival, the outdoor show, and chicken BBQs.
Aaron was raised a Master Mason in Mountain Lodge 281 and has served as Treasurer since 2018. He is also a member of the Valley of Altoona, Scottish Rite and serves as an officer in the Lodge of Perfection and the Knights of St. Andrew.
Aaron Lantzy was born and raised in Indiana, PA. He attended Indiana Area High School where he played Baseball, football, and Hockey. After high school Aaron attended Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and was a 3 year letterman in Baseball. This is also where he met his Lady, Jackie. After college, Aaron moved to Altoona and married Jackie in 2007. They currently reside in Altoona along with their 2 Daughters Ryann and Charli. Aaron is a Business Banker with Altoona First Savings Bank and has been in banking/finance for 15 years.
Robert, a member of Logan Lodge 490 F& A.M. He joined Jaffa Shrine in 2001 as a member of the concert band, serving in numerous offices. Elected as Assistant Rabban in 2016, he serves on several committees to assist the Potentate.
Robert is a member of the Legion of Honor, Order of Quetzaicoatl – Coloric Miztil #91 and Royal Order of Jesters – Altoona Court No. 70.
Robert is retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He continues to serve our military as First Sergeant of the PA Army National Guard 28th Division Band and served four years in the United States Air Force.
Illustrious Sir Jordan Settle was raised a Master Mason in Mountain Lodge No. 281 in Altoona, Pennsylvania and served in a number of chairs including Worshipful Master in 2015.
In 2010, he became a member of Jaffa Shriners in Altoona, Pennsylvania and served as the temple’s Potentate in 2019. Since becoming a Shriner, Jordan has been an active member of his unit, Jaffa Mounted Patrol, as well as various Jaffa committees. Jordan is a life member of the Jaffa Legion of Honor and a proud ‘Shrine Legacy’ with his father Bill, brother Jacob, and brother-in-laws David and Evan. He is also an Artisan in the Order of Quetzalcoatl, Colotic Misztli No. 91 and an officer in the Royal Order of Jesters, Altoona Court No. 70.
Jordan is a life member in Mountain Royal Arch Chapter No. 189, Mountain Council No. 9, and Mountain Commandery No. 10 also located in Altoona, PA. He is a Past President and member-in-perpetuity of National Sojourners in Mountain Chapter No. 564 and a member of the Heroes of ’76. He is also a member of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Chief Logan Forest No. 131.
Jordan is a 32° member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Altoona, N.M.J. and serves as an officer in the Altoona Lodge of Perfection, 4°-14° and the Knights of St. Andrew – Altoona Clan. He participates as a cast member in the 22°, 29° and the 31°.
In his life outside of Freemasonry, Jordan is a shareholder and Executive Vice President of Defenshield, Inc., a company specializing in the design and manufacturing of bullet, blast, and fragmentation protection systems. Prior to joining Defenshield, Jordan served as a Captain in the United States Army on active duty. He deployed three times; once in a combat-support role in the Republic of Korea and twice in support of combat operations in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom VII and IX. His military awards include the Bronze Star as well as a commendation from the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Jordan is a member of the Board of Directors of AMED Medical Emergency Department Authority where he serves as it’s Treasurer, Vice Chairmen of Sweat For Vets, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors for Penn-Mont Academy, a private Montessori school located in Duncansville, PA where he serves on their finance committee.
Jordan resides in Altoona, Pennsylvania with his Lady Tiffany and their two daughters Hayden and Logan. When not at soccer, dance or theater practice they enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Jordan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rob was born 1953 in Altoona, Pa. Rob advanced through the Altoona Area School system, graduating in 1971.
In 1972 Rob joined the Army Reserves, 298th Lt. Maintenance Division, 99th Rcom Located in Altoona, Pa. Rob performed basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and later reported to Fort Belvoir, Virginia where he was trained in working with special electronic devices.
Rob worked as a Supervisor for Penn Central Railroad from 1974 to 1976, Conrail from 1976 to 1999, and Norfolk Southern Railroad from 1999 until he retired in January of 2014.
Rob was raised as a member of Portage Lodge No. 220 located in Hollidaysburg, Pa. in October of 1982 and has been a member of Jaffa Shrine since November of 1988. Rob is a Past Captain of the Patrol Director’s Staff and actively serves on the committees for the Sport Show, Gun Raffle, and the Circus.
Rob was elected to the Divan in 2016, and elected Imperial Representative for the years 2016 and 2017.
Rob is a member of Tall Cedars in Chief Logan Forest #131 located in Hollidaysburg, Pa. He is also a Master Artisan in the Order of Quetzalcoatl, Colotic Misztli #91 and a member of the Royal Order of Jesters Court # 70.
Rob resides in Altoona, Pa with his Lady Teri, together they have 5 children, and 6 grandchildren.
Jim was born in Spangler, Pa and moved to Altoona in 1960. Jim is currently employed at Ward Transport and Logistics for 31 years as the Telecommunications Manager.
Jim is a member of Logan Lodge #490 F. &A.M. in Altoona. He is a member of the Jaffa Drum and Bugle Corp. Jim was a member of the Jaffa Oriental Band where he held many offices. In 2012, Jim also served as President of the Mid Atlantic Shrine Oriental Band Association. He has been on the Appointed Divan for the past 6 years and was elected as an Imperial Representative in 2016 and 2017. He also is Controller for the Jaffa Shrine Circus Concessions.
Jim is married to the former Deborah Rutherford. They have one son, Christopher, who is also a member of Jaffa Shrine.
David joined Jaffa Shriners in Spring of 2010. He is a member of the Jaffa Calliope Clown Unit, the Cove Shrine Club, and Jaffa’s newest club, the Mountain City Shiners. He is a Past President of the Jaffa Young Nobles Club. David has served on many of the committees at Jaffa and is a past Chairman of the Membership Committee. In 2018 David was elected to the Jaffa
Shriners Board of Directors.
As well as being a proud Jaffa Shriner, David is involved in many other areas of Masonry. He is a Past Master of Woodbury Lodge #539 in Roaring Spring. He is a member in the York Rite bodies, as well as the Scottish Rite bodies where he serves in the Consistory line.
A lifelong resident of Blair County, David currently resides in Duncansville, PA with his wife Traci and daughter Alexis. They attend the historic St. Patrick’s church in Newry.
David can be reached at: email@example.com