Larry S. Cullison, 32°
District Advisor (2022 - Present)
Right Worshipful Brother Larry S. Cullison was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason in Warsaw Lodge #255 on Nov. 30, 1968. Being active duty with the U. S. Navy, and stationed in Mayport, FL he received his EA and FC degrees in Wesconett Lodge #297 in Jacksonville, FL through courtesy arrangements between Grand Lodge of Ohio and Grand Lodge of Florida. He served as Worshipful Master for Warsaw Lodge five times and was Secretary for 10 years, He was plural member of Wakatomica Lodge #108 where he also served as Secretary.
In 2017 these lodges merged with Coshocton #96 to become Three Rivers #799. Right Worshipful Cullison transferred primary membership to Mount Zion #9 but maintained plural membership in Three Rivers #799. He served as Lodge Education Officer with Mount Zion #9.
Right Worshipful Brother Cullison was appointed District Deputy Grand Master by Most Worshipful Jess Raines in 2018-2019; Most Worshipful Brother Keith Newton in 2019-2020 and Most Worshipful Brother Rich Dickerscheid in 2020-2021. He was named Interim 19th District Advisor by Most Worshipful Timothy Wheeland in 2022 and appointed 19th District Advisor by Most Worshipful Steven Grindle in 2022-23.
Right Worshipful Brother Cullison is an active member in Clinton Commandry #5, Clinton Chapter #26 and Kinsman Council #76. He served as presiding officer in all three York Rite bodies and is a Knight York Cross of Honor. He is an endowment member of Valley of Columbus Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and is a Past Worthy Patron of Warsaw Chapter #409 Order of Eastern Star. He is Past Sovereign Master of Peter J. Copeland Council #408, Allied Masonic Degrees, and a Knight Red Cross of Constantine, Lafayette Conclave. Right Worshipful Brother Cullison is a retired Fire Chief and retired Flight Paramedic.
Mark H. Caudill 32°, SMA
District Advisor (2020 - 2022)
Right Worshipful Brother Mark H. Caudill was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason at Heart's Content lodge No. 1275 in Heart's Content Newfoundland, Canada, and under the jurisdiction of The Grand Lodge of Scotland, on March 10, 1970. Right Worshipful Brother Caudill later demitted to Jackson No. 85 on January 3, 1977, where he served as Worshipful Master in 2009 and again in 2015.
Right Worshipful Brother Caudill was appointed District Education Officer by Most Worshipful Brother James Easterling, Jr. in 2013-14, Most Worshipful Brother Norman Mick in 2014-15, Most Worshipful Brother Steven Cokonougher in 2015-16, and Most Worshipful Brother Robert Rill, Jr. in 2016-2017. Right Worshipful Brother Caudill was appointed District Deputy Grand Master by Most Worshipful Brother Douglas Kaylor in 2017-18, Most Worshipful Brother Eric Schau in 2018-2019, and Most Worshipful Brother Jess Raines in 2019-2020. Right Worshipful Brother Caudill was appointed 19th District Advisor by Most Worshipful Brother Richard Dickerscheid in 2020-2021.
Right Worshipful Brother Caudill 32° was a 50-year Scottish Rite Mason, joining in 1971. In 2022, he was awarded the Special Merit Award from the Valley of Columbus Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Right Worshipful Brother Caudill was the model of a servant leader during his many decades of service to the Scottish Rite, his district, his lodge, and our fraternity in general. He was also a Senior DeMolay, which he joined in 1960 in New Carlisle, Ohio. Right Worshipful Brother Caudill laid down his working tools in 2022.
Gail T. Crago 33°
Past District Advisor (2017-2020)
Right Worshipful Brother Gail T. Crago was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason at Ohio Lodge No. 199 in Bladensburg, Ohio on March 24, 2001, where he served Ohio as Worshipful Master in 2005 and again in 2016. He also served as Lodge Secretary in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Right Worshipful Brother Crago was appointed District Deputy Grand Master by Most Worshipful Brother Charlie Murphy in 2008-2009, Most Worshipful Brother Terry Posey in 2009-2010, and by Most Worshipful Brother Bradford Goebel in 2010-2011. Right Worshipful Brother Crago was appointed 19th District Advisor by Most Worshipful Brother Eric Schau in 2017-2018, Most Worshipful Brother Jess Raines in 2018-2019, and Most Worshipful Brother Keith Newton in 2019-2020.
Right Worshipful Brother Crago is a member of Aladdin Shrine, Baldwin Shrine Club, Kam Ram Grotto, and Glenwood Chapter OES. Right Worshipful Brother Crago is also a member of the Valley of Columbus Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (NMJ), where he has served the Valley as Lodge Ambassador, County Director, Regional Director, Board Member, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Illustrious Brother Crago 33° was coronated as an Honorary Member of the Supreme Council at Milwaukee, Wisconsin in August of 2019.
Douglas O. Brenneman, PGM 33°
Past District Advisor (1992-2017)
Most Worshipful Brother Douglas O. Brenneman was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason at Mt. Zion Lodge No. 9 on January 20, 1971, where he served as the Worshipful Master in 1976. He is a past president of the 19th Masonic District and served as District Deputy Grand Master in 1987, 1988 and 1989.
Most Worshipful Brother Brenneman is a member of the Valley of Columbus Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (NMJ), and on September 23, 1997 at Grand Rapids, Michigan he was nominated and elected to receive the 33rd Degree. Illustrious Brother Brenneman 33° was coroneted as an Honorary Member of the Supreme Council in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 29, 1998. He is also a member of the Aladdin Temple Shrine, Baldwin Shrine Club, Utica Shrine Club; Kam Ram Grotto; Heart of Ohio Council No. 258, Allied Masonic Degrees; Clinton Chapter No. 26, Royal Arch Masons; Kinsman Council No. 76, Royal and Select Masons; Clinton Commandery No.5, Knights Templar; and Knox Chapter No. 236, O.E.S. He also received the Honorary Legion of Honor from the International Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay, on September 13, 1997 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Most Worshipful Brother Brenneman was appointed Grand Tyler by Most Worshipful Brother P. Dean Gerber in 1991. In 1993, he was appointed Junior Grand Deacon by Most Worshipful Brother Thomas D. Zahler and was subsequently appointed Grand Marshal and Grand Orator. He was elected Junior Grand Warden in 1995, Senior Grand Warden in 1996, and Deputy Grand Master in 1997. On October 17, 1998 he was installed Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio.