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Jordan W. Settle

Illustrious Sir Jordan Settle was elected into the Divan in January 2016 and serves on the executive committee for Jaffa Shriners in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Since becoming a Shriner, Jordan has been active member of his unit, Jaffa Mounted Patrol, as well as all of the Jaffa Fundraisers. He served as the Chairman of the Jaffa Gun Raffle from 2012-2017 and was appointed Executive Aide to the Potentate for the 2015 Shrine year. Jordan is a life member of the Jaffa Legion of Honor and a proud ‘Shrine Legacy’ with his father Bill, brother Jake, and brother-in-law David. 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.

A member of Mountain Lodge No. 281, Jordan has served in a number of chairs, including Worshipful Master in 2015. He is also 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 member-in-perpetuity of National Sojourners and a Hero of ’76 in Harrisburg Chapter No. 76 located in Harrisburg, PA and a member of Tall Cedars in Chief Logan Forest No. 131 located in Hollidaysburg, PA.

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 29° and the 31°.

In his life outside of Freemasonry, Jordan is the 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.

He also is 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, PA with his Lady Tiffany and their two daughters Hayden and Logan. When not at soccer, basketball, dance or theater practice they enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Jordan can be reached at jordan.w.settle@gmail.com.