Al Kader Oasis Newsletter August 2016
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07/25   Stated Meeting
08/06   EW Football
08/13   Run for a Child
08/18   Golf Tournament
08/28   Family Picnic
09/12   Stated Meeting
09/24   Social
10/15   Food Caravan 11/11   Fall Ceremonial

Al Kader Shrine Center
25100 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9600

Phone: 503-682-4420
FAX: 503-685-5080

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Al Kader Oasis Newsletter August 2016
August 2016
Oasis Archive


Al Kader Shrine Center
25100 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9600

Phone: 503-682-4420
FAX: 503-685-5080

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Elected Divan

Each year, the Nobility of Al Kader elects a set of Officers to lead their efforts for that year. These Officers—the Elected Divan—include the Potentate, the Chief Rabban, Assistant Rabban, High Priest and Prophet, Oriental Guide, Recorder and Treasurer.

Ron Gamble

Ron Gamble

Chief Rabban
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Art Hermanson

Art Hermanson

Assistant Rabban
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Todd Weedman

Todd Weedman

High Priest and Prophet
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Carl Thompson

Carl Thompson

Oriental Guide
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David Tate

David Tate

Treasurer
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Dick Duer

Dick Duer

Recorder
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Appointed Divan

1st Cerimonial Master - Jeremy Ward
2nd Cerimonial Master - Albert Martinez
Director - Terry Griffiths
Marshal - Mel DeHut
Captain of the Guard - Orin Sundeen
Temple Outer Guard - Don Denton
Chaplain - Kenton Wolfe
Assistant Chaplain - Carson Bailey
Outer Guard - Richard Crist
Outer Guard - Skip Weisgerber
Outer Guard - Bill Quier
Outer Guard - Fred Wendt
Outer Guard - Carey Huckaba
Outer Guard - Gary Dentinger
Outer Guard - Dave Simpson
Outer Guard - Zack Balylack
Outer Guard - Larry Evey
Outer Guard - Forrest Hatch

Potentate’s Aides

Executive Aide - IS Warren Gray ‘12,
Chief Aide - Frank Brewington
Chief Aide - Fred Hardin
Aides; Hap Baldwin, Bob Brown, Jeff Crowder,
Keith Leamon, Danny Norgaard, Pete Ohlmann,
Larry Philbrick, Bob Swan, Chris Woolcock

Temple Unit Staff

Director of Units - Dennis Harris
Assistant Dir. of Units - Brian Williams
Director’s Staff - Tom Killion
Director’s Staff - Dennis DeSanno
Staff - Phil Strothers

Temple Staff

Temple Attorney - Mark Phillips
Temple Auditor - (vacant)
Hospital Transportation - Dick Duer

Other Appointments

Ambassador at Large - Skip Stanaway
Ambassador - Ron Ellenson
Ambassador - Gary Scott

Emeritus

Photographer - Ken Jubb
Recorder - Roy Armentrout
Ambassadors - Robert Timm and Ken Jubb
Treasurer - Robert Keller
Chaplain - Noel Keister

Ron Gamble

Ron Gamble

Chief Rabban

Ron was born in Alhambra California in 1945. He graduated from Mark Keppel High School in 1962 and after one year of College he joined the US Army. He completed College with a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and a Masters Degree in Organizational Management.

Ron married his wife Gail in 1966 and they have two sons Robert and Rick both members of Al Kader Shriners. Ron met Gail in 1961 when he was a De Molay and she was a Jobs Daughter. They lived in Southern California until then moving to Grants Pass Oregon in 1977 and then to Canby Oregon in 1987.

Ron has a background in construction and real estate for the past forty years. In 1987 he joined the financial industry as a Project Manager and after joining Bank of America was promoted to Vice President of Corporate Real Estate. He managed bank owned and leased facilities as well as construction management. He was transferred to Las Vegas to oversee projects throughout the Southwest. He later was made Western Regional Project Director of Bank owned properties. His responsibilities included personnel, construction, real estate development and budget management.

Ron became a member of DeMolay in 1959 and is a Past Master Councilor, a Chevalier and Legion of Honor. While in the US Army stationed in Germany Ron became the first Jurisdictional Master Councilor of Germany in 1965.

Ron was raised a Master Mason in Arcadia Lodge in California in 1967 and served as Master in 1977. Holding duel membership with Chamopeg Lodge in Canby Oregon and served as Master in 1990 and serving the Grand Lodge as District Deputy. Ron is a York Rite Mason and Scottish Rite Mason and joined Hilliah Shriners in 1980 and transferred to Al Kader Shriners in 1993 Ron served on the Al Kader finance committee in 1994 and appointed to the Divan in 1996 and back on the Divan in 2012. He was a member of the Drum Corp and now a member of the Oriental Band, a member of the Legion of Honor, and a charter member of the “Q”. Ron is also a volunteer tour guide at the Portland Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Art Hermanson

Art Hermanson

Assistant Rabban

Art Hermanson was born in Alpena, Michigan in 1947. He graduated from Johannesburg Central High School and attended Ferris State University. Art left Michigan in 1966 when he joined the United States Navy.

Art served in the Navy for 23 years, retiring in 1989 as a Master Chief Petty Officer. While in the Navy, Art met and married his lovely Lady Lynne. They have two adult children and four grandchildren. After retirement from the U.S. Navy, Art joined the U. S. Foreign Service, retiring from the Foreign Service in 2011 after 20 years.

Art became a Mason, joined the Scottish Rite and became a Shriner in 1978 while serving in Naples, Italy. He is a Past Master of Harry S. Truman Lodge #649 F.&A.M. He has served as President of the Scottish Rite Bodies for Southern Italy & Sicily and President of Napoli Oasis, European Shrine Club (now Emirates Temple). He was selected as a Knight Commander Court of Honor (KCCH) in 1989 and awarded the 33* as an Inspector General Honorary in 1997.

Art is a member of the Legion of Honor, Oriental Band, Salem Patrol, Tualatin Valley Shrine Club, and he was recently initiated into “The Q”.

Art and Lynne moved to Vancouver, Washington in 2008 (actually Lynne moved in while Art served his last assignment in the Foreign Service). In addition to his duties as a member of the Divan, Art is also a volunteer at the Portland Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Todd Weedman

Todd Weedman

High Priest and Prophet

Coming Soon!

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Carl Thompson

Carl Thompson

Oriental Guide

Coming Soon!

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David Tate

David Tate

Treasurer

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Dick Duer

Dick Duer

Recorder

Dick Duer Bio Coming Soon

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Al Kader Oasis August 2016 Newsletter
August 2016
Oasis Archive

Events
07/25   Stated Meeting
08/06   EW Football
08/13   Run for a Child
08/18   Golf Tournament
08/28   Family Picnic
09/12   Stated Meeting
09/24   Social
10/15   Food Caravan 11/11   Fall Ceremonial

Al Kader Shrine Center
25100 SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9600

Phone: 503-682-4420
FAX: 503-685-5080

Contact Us
Membership Petition

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