2017 Lodge Officers

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Wor. Charles William Hundley
Worshipful Master

Charlie was raised in 1970 and was an Army Ranger, paratrooper and nuclear ballistic missile officer before attending law school. He is a business attorney in Richmond. He was a member of German and Italian friendship lodges in Europe, and is a member of other Masonic organizations.  He enjoys piloting light aircraft, skiing, mountain hiking, classical music, good museums and interesting conversation with friends. He has been a member of our lodge since 2005, and has served as an officer since 2011.  He is married to Catherine for 39 years. They have two children, Elizabeth and Charles.


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Wor. Michael Derwin Joyner
Immediate Past Master

Wor. Michael D 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.


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Bro. Chad Vanderpool
Senior Warden

Brother Chad Vanderpool is an integral part of the team at No. 19.  He also serves as part of the leadership team of his Mother Lodge, Manchester 14 and is an officer in the York Rite and Scottish Rite. He has been married to his wife Jennifer for 15 years, and they have two children – a boy, Preston 14 and a girl, Madison 13. 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. Frank Romero
Junior Warden

Brother Francis Leroy Romero Jr. is our Junior Warden and resident photographer. He has been in Public Safety since 2002 and served the citizens of RVA as the Logistics Manger for the Richmond Ambulance Authority and as a Firefighter for Goochland County. A family man and avid concert goer, Brother Romero brings passion and dedication to the Brothers of Old #19 and Masonry in general.


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Wor. Lee Aaron Oppenheim
Treasurer

Lee Oppenheim has served as Worshipful Master of Richmond Randolph 19, and is now our sitting Treasurer.  He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Mr. & Mrs. Philip Oppenheim in 1973.  At the age of six his family moved to Saudi Arabia.  Before returning to Virginia in 1987 he had the opportunity to experience many cultures and visit more than 20 countries.  Lee attended high school in Williamsburg, Virginia and is a graduate of Virginia Military Institute.  He has more than 20 years in the sales industry.  Today he is employed by Precision Tune Auto Care where he serves as the Vice President of Business Development is responsible for all aspects of domestic and international expansion.   Married to the former Patricia Anne Stevens for more than 15 years, they live in Glen Allen and have two children.  He enjoys the outdoors and is an active sportsmen, BSA Assistant Scoutmaster and fan number #1 of his children’s activities.  Lee began his Masonic quest in 2008.


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Bro. Matthew Maggy
Secretary secretaryrr19@gmail.com

Matthew is originally from Richmond…. California and was raised to the level of Master Mason in Mt. Rose Lodge No. 40 in Reno, NV. 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. He also works a local Contractor that specialized in saving historic buildings. 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 Richmond Randolph #19, Historic Masons Hall, and Freemasonry in general.


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Bro. Donald F. Moro Jr.
Senior Deacon

Don was raised in Metropolitan No.11 in 2010 and affiliated with Richmond-Randolph 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. He enjoys history, museums, golf, good food, great music, friends and family. Don lives in North Chesterfield with his wife, Deborah, and two teenage sons Bailey and Ethan.


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Bro. Jake Crocker
Junior Deacon

Bro. Jake Crocker is proud to have joined and been raised in Richmond Randolph #19 in 2016 and excited to join the 2017 leadership team. He is also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Richmond. 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 the old MCV Hospital. He is a Marketing Consultant with his own firm Crocker Strategy, LLC and Co-Owner of F.W. Sullivan’s Fan Bar & Grill, Lady N’awlins Cajun Cafe and Uptown Market & Deli in the city’s Fan District. He has been honored with being named on of Richmond’s Top 40 Under 40 by Style Weekly and was voted one of Richmond’s Top 3 Entreprenuers by the 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 Greater Richmond area professional, cultural and civic organizations. In his spare time he enjoys acting, having made appearances in several television shows including TURN and Mercy Street. He also volunteers with the Virginia Defense Force, augmenting the Virginia National Guard’s public affairs team when a natural disaster threatens the Commonwealth. Jake also enjoys traveling, attending concerts, experiencing new restaurants and spending time with his girlfriend and their dog and two cats.


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Bro. Michael Nelson
Junior Steward

Bro. Michael Nelson is one of the newest members to Richmond Randolph # 19. Bro.Michael Nelson was born in Long Beach, California and spent most of life in West Tennessee. He started his Masonic journey in 2012 when he was raised to Master Mason at DuPont #289 in Hopewell, Virginia. Michael is also a proud veteran of the United States Army after serving his nation of 10 years. Currently he is studying at John Tyler Community College earning his degree in Mass Communications. On his downtime Bro. Nelson enjoys traveling, collecting sports memorabilia, following his beloved sport teams and spending time with his dogs and cats.


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RW Barrye Lane Absher
Chaplain

Rt. Wor. Barrye Absher affiliated with this historic Lodge in 2003 and served as Worshipful Master in 2005 and since has been the Lodge’s Chaplin. He holds a Life Membership in Perpetuity in this and three other Virginia Lodges plus honorary memberships in Lodges in Virginia and across the country. Bro. Barrye served District 15A of Richmond as the Grand Master’s personal representative as District Deputy Grand Master in 2008.


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RW William Robert Heltzel
Marshal, Lodge Instructor of Work

Rt. Wor. Bill Heltzel became a Master Mason in 2003 and affiliated with this historic Lodge in 2006 and became a Life Member in Perpituity 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 WM for Richmond No. 10 in 2008.


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Bro. Earl Sale
Tiler

Bro. Earl has been a dedicated Mason and we are proud to have him as our Tiler. An active member of “The Possum Lodge”, Earl also spends a lot of time with us at Good Ol’ 19.


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RW Stormy Thorson
MAHOVA Representative

Stormy Thorson was born in Norfolk and is a Vietnam Veteran (1968) He spent 30+ years with the Norfolk Police Department, from which he retired, as a Detective, in 2002. Rt Wor. Stormy was Raised in Charles T. Morton Lodge No. 232 in Norfolk, in 1979 and is currently the Secretary of four Lodges and a member of four others, in all parts of the state. He is active in nearly every Masonic organization and serves on two Grand Lodge Committees. He is the Secretary of his Royal Arch Chapter and Recorder of his Commandery. Brother Stormy is a Past President and current Secretary of Portsmouth Chapter of National Sojourners. Made a Knight Commander Court of Honor in his Scottish Rite Valley, he also serves as Director of Education. History and research are his passion and he belongs to ten Masonic research organizations. He is a Past Captain of the Provost Guard at Khedive Shriners and Past President of Portsmouth Shrine Club and the Knights of Mecca (Past Master’s Club). Until recently, he was an active adventurer and has fire walking, skydiving, bungee jumping, scuba diving, bobsledding, hang gliding, wilderness canoeing and much more on his resume’. A noted historian and speaker, he resides in Portsmouth, Virginia with his wife Linda, where he is currently writing a book about Seaboard Lodge No. 56. He is a volunteer with the Friends of the Portsmouth Library.


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Bro. Alex Stojadinovic
Lodge Blood Coordinator

Bro. Alex Stojadinovic serves as Lodge Blood Ccoordinator for Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19.