2019 Lodge Officers

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Wor. Donald Cunningham
Worshipful Master
Worshipful Cunningham was born in Calcutta, India and lived overseas until the 9th Grade, when his Father was relocated to the Corporate Headquarters in New Jersey.  A Graduate of Syracuse University, Don works as an Insurance Underwriter for James River Insurance Company.  The Cunningham Family has called Mechanicsville Home for the past 20 Years.  Family keeps Don and his high school sweetheart Susan busy. They have been married for 40 Years, and are the proud parents of 4 daughters and 6 grandchildren.
Don is also active in his Mother Lodge – Temple No. 9, as well as the Richmond Valley of the Scottish Rite with his work with the Knights of St. Andrew.
Being  interested in history and ancestry, Don is also a member of the St. Andrews Society of Richmond – a Cultural and Heritage group of those interested in our Scottish Heritage.
The picture shows Don proudly holding the Lafayette Bible, presented by General Lafayette to Wor. William Mitchell at a Joint Stated Meeting in October 1824 at Masons’ Hall.

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Wor. Preston Chad Vanderpool
Immediate Past Master

Worshipful Vanderpool served as Worshipful Master of Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19 in 2018.  He also serves as part of the leadership team of his Mother Lodge, Manchester Lodge No. 14 and is an officer in the York Rite and Scottish Rite. He is married to his wife, Jennifer, and they have two children – a boy, Preston and a girl, Madison. Chad likes to occupy his free time with hunting, camping, hiking and volunteering with his son’s Boy Scout troop.


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Bro. Donald F. Moro Jr.
Senior Warden

Brother Moro was raised in Metropolitan No.11 in 2010 and affiliated with Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19 in 2012. Born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, Don met his wife in Atlanta, lived for a while in Denver, and finally moved his family to Richmond in 2008. When he is not selling software, Don plays the pipe organ as a substitute organist for many churches throughout the Richmond area. Don lives in North Chesterfield with his wife, Deborah, and two teenage sons Bailey and Ethan.


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Bro. Jake Crocker
Junior Warden

Brother Crocker is proud to have joined and been raised in Richmond Randolph No.19 in 2016 and excited to serve as Senior Deacon of the lodge in 2018. He is also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Richmond and serves on the Masons’ Hall fundraising committee. Jake is a resident, native and passionate advocate of the City of Richmond, having been born within sight of the front door of historic Masons’ Hall at old MCV West Hospital. He is a Marketing Consultant with his own firm Crocker Strategy, LLC and restauranteur as Co-Owner of F.W. Sullivan’s Fan Bar & Grill, Lady N’awlins Cajun Cafe and Uptown Market & Deli in Richmond’s Fan District. He has been honored with being named Top 40 Under 40 by Style Weekly and voted one of Richmond’s Top 3 Entreprenuers by readers of Richmond Magazine. A graduate of Radford University with an MBA from Virginia Tech, he has presided over and served on the board of many area professional, cultural and civic organizations. In his spare time he enjoys acting, having made appearances in several television shows including TURN, Mercy Street and Homeland. He also volunteers with the Virginia Defense Force, serving state active duty with the Virginia National Guard’s public affairs team when natural disasters hit or threaten Virginia. Jake also enjoys traveling, attending concerts, experiencing new restaurants and spending time with his fiancé, their dog and two cats.


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Bro. Lane Pearson
Treasurer

Brother Pearson is a real estate attorney based in Richmond.  He was raised in Richmond Randolph #19 at historic Mason’s Hall in 2017.  Lane is very active in the community, dedicating substantial energy towards affordable housing, urban planning, and historic preservation issues.  He helped establish The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust and currently serves as a gubernatorial appointee to the Virginia Housing Commission and as the Historic Richmond Foundation’s nominee to the Commission of Architectural Review for the City of Richmond.  A dedicated, if not particularly fast, runner, he is working on getting his 5K time under 18:00.  He lives with his wife and son in a one hundred year old house in Richmond’s Battery Park neighborhood.  


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Bro. Matthew Maggy
Secretary secretaryrr19@gmail.com

Brother Maggy is originally from Richmond…. California and was raised to the degree of Master Mason in Mt. Rose Lodge No. 40 in Reno, NV in 2010. Matthew loves history and historic buildings. in 2014 he founded the Richmond Tour Guys the number one ranked walking tour company (per Trip Advisor) in Richmond. In 2016 he married the love of his life; a very patient and understanding woman. He will apply all of his accumulated and varying skills to the betterment of Richmond Randolph #19, Historic Masons Hall, and Freemasonry in general.


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Wor. Greg McCarney
Senior Deacon

Worshipful McCarney was raised a Master Mason in Midlothian Lodge No. 211 in Midlothian, Virginia in 2008. He served as Worshipful Master in 2012 and 2014 and continues to serve as a District Education Officer. In addition to being a member of Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19, he is a charter member of the George Washington Lodge of Research 1732 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, serving as Worshipful Master in 2017. Brother McCarney holds membership in ACCA Shiners, Washington Chapter No. 9 Royal Arch Masons, Richmond Scottish Rite Bodies, Past Wise Master Chapter Rose Croix, Midlothian Chapter No. 85, Order of the Eastern Star, Past Patron, and The Masonic Society.  Brother McCarney has published several articles on Freemasonry and has edited numerous books. He is a noted speaker on numerous Masonic subjects and has been featured in a number of Jurisdictions.  A native to the Washington D.C. area, Brother McCarney currently lives in Midlothian with his wife, Katey, and their four rescued dogs.

 


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Bro. Kyle Douglas Holland Bourne
Junior Deacon

Brother Bourne was raised at Richmond Randolph No. 19 in 2017 and has demonstrated an ability to quickly learn the ritual work.  He is also a member of Richmond Washington No. 39 Chapter of the Royal Arch where he serves on the Cryptic Council.  When not working in Masonry, Kyle enjoys part-time farming on his farm in Louisa, VA.


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Bro. Shane Flansburg
Senior Steward

Brother Flansburg is proud to have been raised in Richmond Randolph #19 at historic Mason’s Hall in 2017. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Shane moved to RVA with his wife in 2014 – trading the Rocky Mountains for the rivers and bay of the Mid-Atlantic. Currently working for a new home builder, Shane was formerly the Executive Director of an influential trade association focused on the growth of the energy efficiency industry, and in a former life, was a Technical Director and Designer for a number of professional and educational theaters. He has also performed in a number of musicals, plays, and improv shows in RVA and elsewhere. Shane currently lives in Richmond with his wife Claire and their young son Finley, and in his spare time enjoys woodworking in his workshop that he hand-built a few years ago.


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Bro. Andrew David Welker
Junior Steward

Brother Welker was raised in August, 2018 at Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19.  He is a fitness enthusiast and personal trainer who is dedicated to becoming the strongest version of himself and inspiring others to do the same.  As the body requires consistent work to improve, so does the mind.  Masonry is another avenue through which he has chosen to improve and surround himself with like-minded, upright, and virtuous brethren.


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RW William Robert Heltzel
Chaplain, Lodge Instructor of Work

Right Worshipful Bill Heltzel became a Master Mason in 2003 and affiliated with this historic Lodge in 2006 and became a Life Member in Perpetuity that same year. Bro. Bill served the Lodge as Worshipful Master in 2010 and has been the Lodge’s Instructor of Work since 2011. He holds a Life Membership in Perpetuity in this and two other Virginia Lodges. Bro. Bill has also served as Worshipful Master for Richmond No. 10 in 2008.


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Wor. Michael Derwin Joyner
Marshal

Worshipful Joyner was Raised in Joppa Lodge # 40 Richmond Va in October 2001. He continued through line shortly thereafter and served as Worshipful Master of Joppa in 2007. He now has Life Membership in Perpetuity in Joppa.  In that year, he affiliated membership in Richmond Randolph # 19. Since that time he spent a year as Senior Deacon for # 19 before serving two years as Tiler and then entering the Officer’s line. He is a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Richmond, and a member of the Knights of St Andrew. He is originally from Emporia, Virginia where his grandfather Sankey L Joyner Sr was a member of Widow’s Son Lodge # 150.  He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Art History. He resides in Hanover County Va.  and is employed by Wells Fargo. He has been married to Diane Robinson Joyner, a former Job’s Daughter from Maryland, since 2000.  Wor. Joyner served as Master of Richmond Randolph # 19 from 2015 to 2016.


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Bro. Earl Sale
Tiler

Brother Sale has been a dedicated Mason and we are proud to have him as our Tiler.  He was awarded honorary membership in Richmond Randolph No. 19 in 2017 for his many years of distinguished service to our Lodge.


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