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
Danne Kindle was born in Warsaw, Indiana, raised in Chicago, Illinois, and in 1968 married Patricia Collins. They have been blessed with two daughters Danae & Kimberly, who further blessed them with three grandchildren Daniel, Payton & Ethan.
Danne was entered, passed and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason in 1973 in Chicago Heights Lodge No. 858; Royal Arch Chapter No. 218; Commandery No. 78, and Medina Temple Chicago, Illinois in 1974. He is a Past Master of Hiram Lodge No. 616 in Altoona, Pa and is currently serving as the Principal of the School of Instruction for the 20th Masonic District.
Having transferred to Jaffa Shrine in 1979, Danne has been a very active member within the Shrine. He has been a member of the Jaffa Rifle Drill Team since 1979; Paper Crusade Chairman 1986; Chairman of Concessions 1995-2006, Sports Show Chairman 1999; Member of the Ritualistic Degree Team since its inception and currently Director; Unit Officer since 1995 and currently Colonel of Units. Danne was honored to be elected by the Nobility to serve as Recorder since 2015.