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Overland Park Lodge #436 | Overland Park, KS | contact@opmasons.org | 913-815-0003

STANDING COMMITTEES

This committee is tasked with the review of our lodge financial matters. They are also charged with examining the records of the Treasurer and Secretary, and auditing all claims each year. 

 

Members:

 

W:. Doug Jessup (Chairman)

Perry Siplon

W:. David Miller

W:. Fred Kemp

This committee is tasked with seeking opportunities for philanthropy throughout each year.

 

Members:

 

W:. Gary Long (Chairman)

Daniel Helm

Callan Martin

This committee is tasked with contacting area public schools for the purpose of participating in programs and awarding scholarships.

 

Members:

 

Callan Martin (Chairman)

Andre De Almeida

Duane Marshall

Zach Ross

Kansas Masonic Foundation’s philanthropic efforts have been funding effective programs that both embody and encourage the power of cooperation. This committee is our le

 

Members:

 

W:. Kevin Hughes (Chairman)

W:. Richard Yoakum

W:. Frank Kneaves

The Kansas Masonic Home is a Senior Living Community established by Kansas Masons in the Wichita, Kansas area.

 

Members:

 

W:. Richard Yoakum (Chairman)

W:. Kevin Hughes

W:. Frank Kneaves

By improving Masonic education within our Lodge, we, personally, gain knowledge of the craft of Freemasonry and help to improve retention of your brethren. This committee coordinates Masonic Education programs and also manages our Study Club.

 

Members:

W:. Doug Jessup (Chairman)

W:. Kevin Hughes

W:. Fred Ahlemann

Perry Siplon

Freemasons have long been committed to children and families through our scholarship program, children's learning centers, model student assistance program and sponsorship of youth groups. This committee maintains our relationships with the youth groups who are part of our Masonic Family.

 

Members:

 

Doug Wettlaufer (Chairman)

W:. Kevin Hughes

W:. Fred Kemp

This committee shall maintain a current knowledge of the financial condition of the lodge as to operating capital, due and on hand, as well as fixed and proposed expenditures; thereby enabling said committee to recommend to the lodge what financial actions are deemed permissible of necessary for the lodge to operate within the limits of its current annual income.

Members: 

W:. Kevin Hughes (Chairman)

W:. Richard Yoakum

W:. Fred Kemp

This committee is responsible for retention efforts for our members and for maintaining contact with our candidates. In addition, Overland Park Lodge is committed to the support of all our Masonic Family, which includes widows of our passed brothers.

 

Members:

 

Daniel Helm (Chairman)

W:. Doug Jessup

W:. Kevin Hughes

Alex Moore

 

The Almoner Committee is charged with the well-being of lodge members and their families. This committee will be in contact with members who are unwell or in distress, and also maintains a discreet presence in the lives of widows of former members, so that the lodge may readily assist them should they find themselves in any particular need. 

This committee is responsible for the planning and execution of our annual Spring Social/Widows Dinner Gala.

Members:

W:. Dick Stofer (Chairman)

W:. Ken Mickey

Daniel Helm

Overland Park Lodge has an ongoing commitment to recycling. This is also a source of income for our lodge.

 

Members:

 

Erick Friel (Chairman)

Callan Martin

Andre De Almeida

Kerry Klepnauer

Masonic Temple Restoration Committee

This committee is charged with the development and management of a 5-year plan to prioritize the long term renovation and maintenance of the real estate, equipment and furnishings of the lodge. 

Members: 

W:. Rick Stofer (Chairman)

Gary Long

Daniel Helm

Callan Martin

W:. Richard Yoakum

W:. Kevin Hughes

W:. Mark Kramsky

W:. Brian Hancock

The Trustees of Overland Park Lodge are charged with the supervision and maintenance of all the real estate, equipment, and furnishings of the lodge. 

Members:

W:. Mark Kramsky

W:. Brian Hancock

W:. Rick Stofer

The Overland Park Masonic Lodge No. 436 Memorial Trust Fund (MTF) is established to hopefully provide the assurance of the perpetuity of this lodge. It is composed of voluntary contributions from members and others who wish or have wished to insure the financial well being of Overland Park Lodge. The MTF is administered by seven directors composed of the current Master and six members of the lodge appointed for 6-year terms.

Frank Kneaves, Trustee - 2019

Fred Kemp, Chairman - 2020

Richard Yoakum, Trustee - 2021

Kevin Hughes, Vice-Chairman - 2022

Jason Daniels, Secretary/Treasurer - 2023

Rick Stofer, Trustee - 2024

Gary Long, Current Master of the Lodge - 2019

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