Youth Leadership

INTERNATIONAL DEMOLAY CONGRESS
The DeMolay Congress is the Senate-style body where two voting delegates represent each DeMolay Jurisdiction. The delegates meet once a year and elect an International Master Councilor and an International Congress Secretary, who lead and serve as the heads of the body for a time span of one year.
B. Tyler Moyer

B. Tyler Moyer

International Master Councilor

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Jared S. Replogle

Jared S. Replogle

International Congress Secretary

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Adult Leadership

INTERNATIONAL SUPREME COUNCIL
The International Supreme Council is the governing body of DeMolay International.  It is composed of dedicated adult leaders from around the world who are responsible for the growth and success of DeMolay. The Grand Master, the Grand Senior Councilor, the Grand Junior Councilor, the Grand Secretary, and the Grand Treasurer are the elected leaders of the International Supreme Council.
John W. Whitaker, GC

John W. Whitaker, GC

Grand Master

John Whitaker of Tennessee  was installed as Grand Master of DeMolay International on June 29, 2019 at the 99th Annual Session in Kansas City, MO.

John Whitaker was initiated into Neale M. Rutland DeMolay Chapter in Nashville, Tennessee. Without any Masonic relatives, John joined DeMolay at the suggestion of his older brother, Pat, who was already a member of the chapter. He served as Master Councilor and State Master Councilor of the Tennessee State DeMolay Association (1973-1974). He earned his Representative DeMolay Award and was elected a Chevalier. Upon reaching his majority, John served as Chapter Advisor, Conclave Director, and District Governor. John has served as Executive Officer for DeMolay in Tennessee for 22 years. He has received three Eagle Awards as Executive Officer and was named Executive Officer of the Year.  In recognition of his service, John has also received the Cross of Honor, Active Legion of Honor, Guild of the Leather Apron and the DeMolay Grand Cross (2016). As an Active Member of Supreme Council, John has served on the Youth Protection Committee, DeMolay International Board of Directors, and the DeMolay Foundation Board of Directors.

John is a member of Ionic Masonic Lodge #254 in Nashville, the Scottish Rite Valley of Nashville (KCCH), York Rite, Hendersonville #477 Order of the Eastern Star, Parthenon Court Order of the Amaranth, The Order of Quetzalcoatl and Al Menah Shrine. Because of his commitment to the Masonic Youth in Tennessee, John has also served on the Hendersonville # 3 International Order of the Rainbow for Girls Advisory Board and has received the Grand Cross of Color. In 2015, John assisted with the organization of the DeMolay Alumni Unit at Al Menah Shrine and was named Al Menah Shriner of the Year in 2016.  In recognition of his dedicated service to Tennessee DeMolay, John received the York Rite Youth Medal.

A native Nashvillian, John graduated from Isaac Litton High School and Cumberland College. Professionally, John has been employed at Hermitage Lighting Gallery for over 40 years. He is currently Sales Manager with a concentration on customer development and management of the outside sales force. An active member of the Homebuilders Association for over 42 years, John has served on the Middle Tennessee and State Board of Level. John is a Past President of the Associates Council (2002), President of the Nashville-Metro Chapter (2005-present) and Tennessee Associates Council Chair (2016-2017). He was named Middle Tennessee Associate of the Year (2002 &2012) and Tennessee Associate of the Year (2016).

DeMolay has always been a part of the Whitaker family.  John married his DeMolay Chapter Sweetheart, Claudia and they planned their first state conclave together before their first anniversary. They have two children, Austin and Whitney.  Austin is a Past International Master Councilor and is married to Rachel, a past Tennessee State Sweetheart. He is a pediatrician with Heritage Pediatrics and is currently serving as State Officer Advisor.  Whitney is a Past State Sweetheart, Past Grand Worthy Advisor and Past Acting Supreme Worthy Advisor.  She works in the design center for Goodall Homes, a residential construction company and assists with the sweetheart program.

 

Marc B. Bohn

Marc B. Bohn

Grand Senior Councilor

Marc Bohn of Georgia  was installed as Grand Senior Councilor of DeMolay International on June 29, 2019 at the 99th Annual Session in Kansas City,  MO.

Marc Bohn comes from a family with a long Masonic History tracing back to his Great Grandfather.   His step-father, also a Mason, introduced Marc to DeMolay.  In March of 1976, Marc joined Bill Brown Chapter but immediately transferred to Ridge Council Chapter which was a little more active at the time.  By the end of his 1st year in DeMolay, he had 1st line signed 5 petitions and received his Blue Honor Key just before his 2nd anniversary in DeMolay.  Marc received the PMC-MSA in May of 1978.  Later that year he and his family moved to Atlanta, GA where he affiliated with Tucker Chapter in Tucker, GA.

Marc served as Chapter Dad of Panthersville Chapter, Director of Communications, and State Chapter Dad before coming to his current position as Executive Officer of Georgia in 2001.  In recognition of his service, Marc has received the York Rite Youth Medal, The Cross of Honor, Active Legion of Honor, Guild of the Leather Apron and an Eagle Award.  As an Active Member of the Supreme Council, Marc has served as the Region III Representative, Chairman of the Executive Officers Conference, a member of the Youth Protection Committee, and the DeMolay International Board of Directors.

Marc joined Gate City Lodge #2 in Atlanta, GA in 1989 and served as Master of that lodge in 1997.  He is also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Atlanta (KCCH) where he served as Commander of the Scottish Rite Guard, a member of the Executive Committee, and Venerable Master of Kadosh of the Consistory.  He is a member of Yaarab Shrine and a founding member of the new DeMolay Unit.

Although most of his high school education was in western New York, Marc graduated from Parkview High School in Lilburn, GA.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in Business Administration – Marketing.  He has worked in the corporate world and as an entrepreneur and is currently self employed as an independent insurance agent in property and casualty insurance.

Family and family traditions are very important to Marc.  He married Jane over 35 years ago.  Jane is a Past Beloved Queen of Alogna Triangle in Angola, NY.   While they didn’t meet through DeMolay, they started dating when they were 16 and most of their dates were DeMolay or Triangle related.  Jane has been a registered nurse for over 35 years and currently works as part of the emergency room department at Emory University Hospital.  Jane and Marc are very proud of their 3 children, Stephen, Nicholas, and Heather.  Stephen (PMC, PIKC) is married to Chelsea and have one son, Jonahs.  Nicholas (PMC, PIKC) has finished his bachelor’s degree in information technology from Georgia State and became a Master Mason at Philologia Lodge #178 in Conyers, GA.  Heather (PWA – Jonesboro Assembly IORG) is currently employed at Office Depot and is figuring out this whole “adulting” thing.

Marc and Jane consider themselves exceedingly blessed and look forward to continuing their DeMolay journey together.

 

Vincent A. D'Aguanno

Grand Junior Councilor

Vince D'Aguanno of michigan was installed as Grand Junior Councilor of DeMolay International on June 29, 2019 at the 99th Annual Session in Kansas City,  MO.

 

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Gregory A. Chiles, PGM, GC

Gregory A. Chiles, PGM, GC

Grand Treasurer

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Keith K. Klein, PGM ,GC

Keith K. Klein, PGM ,GC

Grand Secretary

Keith Klein of Indiana was reinstalled Grand Secretary of DeMolay International on June 29, 2019 at the 99th Annual Session in Kansas City, MO. Keith Keith was first elected Grand Secretary in June of 2014.

Keith Klein became a member of Steel City Chapter in Gary, Indiana, on May 22, 1956. He is a PMC of Steel City Chapter. Keith Klein is a Representative DeMolay; He has completed the LCC numerous times and holds a BHK with three stars. He is a Chevalier and holds the Cross of Honor, Legion of Honor, and the Guild of the Leather Apron. He was also the first recipient of the Indiana York Rite Youth Service Award. Keith Klein spent two summers at DI’s Headquarters office in Kansas City where he wrote materials for and Directed LTC’s throughout the country. He was a staff member and/or Directed LTC’s for several years. He served on the Executive Officer’s Staff as Athletics Director and numerous administrative positions in Indiana DeMolay including District Governor, State Chapter Dad, and Assistant Executive Officer. Keith Klein was Executive Officer of Indiana, from 1997 – 2003.

While EO of Indiana, the jurisdiction initiated, at least, one more member each year than the previous year, and the jurisdiction experienced net growth each year. He was honored with Grand Master’s Eagle Award for ISC Member of the Year in 1993, and received “The Builders Award for Membership Supremacy” in 2003. He also is a recipient of the Grand Master’s Award and he is a Frank S. Land Fellow. Keith Klein was DeMolay Congress Advisor from 1988 – 1990. He has been Chairman of the Advisory Council, and has served on a number of DeMolay International Committees. Keith Klein has written and produced the Hall of Fame induction videos for the last 20 years. He has also served as Chapter Advisor for Steel City Chapter for several years. Keith Klein has served as the Region 4 Representative on the Board of Director’s twice. Additionally, he has been Director of numerous DeMolay L.T.C.’s and has chaired several DI Committees. Keith Klein has been a frequent Conclave guest and presenter around the country. Keith is now serving his second four year term as a member of his local school board and he was honored by the Board for his three year service as Board President. He is also the recipient of the Bloomington, Indiana, Mae Cassidy Volunteer of the Year Award for his over thirty years as emcee of the Fourth of July Parade and the annual lighting of the Canopy of Lights kicking off the holidays the day after Thanksgiving. Keith is a recipient of the Golden Whistle Award for 50 years of High School officiating. He is recipient of the Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor’s Award for Community Service and he was designated a Distinguished Hoosier by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.

Keith Klein was elected Grand Junior Councilor of DeMolay International in 2004, and he was elected Grand Master in Seattle, Washington on June 17, 2006. He served as Grand Master 2006 – 2007.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors transacts all business of DeMolay International and is composed of 19 positions specifically defined in the By-laws. The Board of Directors shall meet during the last three months of the calendar year at a time and place selected by the Grand Master, though traditionally, the Board of Directors meets quarterly to provide executive leadership and guidance for the organization. All actions of the Board of Directors must be ratified by the International Supreme Council, the governing body of DeMolay International.

The following slate of officers and directors were unanimously elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term:

John W. Whitaker, GC

Chairman
Grand Master

Marc B. Bohn

Vice Chairman

Grand Senior Councilor

Vincent A. D’Aguanno

Grand Junior Councilor

Keith K. Klein, GC , PGM

Grand Secretary

B. Tyler Moyer

Class VI Representative
International Master Councilor

Jared S. Replogle

Class VI Representative
International Congress Secretary

Brian S. Noble, GC

Region I Representative

L. Lee Cram, PICS

Region II Representative

Craig Maddux

Region III Representative

Russ Scanlan

Region IV Representative

Mark R. Hailer

Region V Representative

Michael (Mike) S. Rushin

Region VI Representative

Samuel (Sam) H. Whitehead

Region VII Representative

Jeffery A. Brunson

Region VIII Representative

Patrick Kemper

Region IX Representative

Luciano Critelli, GC

Region X Representative

Michael Sampson

Chairman, Executive Officer’s Conference

Gregory A. Chiles, PGM, GC

Budget & Finance Committee Chairman*

M. Boyd Patterson, Jr. , GC, PGM

Jurisprudence & Legislation Committee Chairman*

Christian D. Moore, GC

Executive Director**

Justin M. Lee

Assistant Executive Director / Corporate Controller**

* Denotes non-voting members.
** Denotes non-voting employee that has a direct report to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of the following: one Class 1 member as a representative from each of the DeMolay regions; and the Grand Master, Grand Senior Councilor, Grand Junior Councilor, Grand Secretary, Grand Treasurer, a representative selected from the Executive Officers’ Conference, and two Class 6 members of DeMolay International. The Chairman of the Jurisprudence and Legislation Committee, the Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee and the General Counsel shall be members without a vote.

International Headquarters

DeMolay International – Henry E. “Hank” Stickney Service & Leadership Center
10200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153
1-800-DEMOLAY (Toll Free) | (816) 891-8333  | Fax: (816) 891-9062
DeMolay Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM CST to 5:00 PM CST
CHRISTIAN D. MOORE, CPRP

CHRISTIAN D. MOORE, CPRP

Executive Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executive Management
  • Staff Oversight
  • Public Relations

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 501

Cameron A. Weaver

Cameron A. Weaver

Membership Services Assistant

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 510

JUSTIN M. LEE

JUSTIN M. LEE

Assistant Executive Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accounts receivable & accounts payable
  • Financial operations
  • Internal financial controls

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 521

BECCA WINNER

BECCA WINNER

Director of Administration & HR

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Active & Senior Member Services and Records
  • Leadership Correspondence Course
  • ShopDeMolay Liaison

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 501

BOBI L. MADDUX

BOBI L. MADDUX

Manager of Administration

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chapter Services
  • Registration of New & Continuing Advisors
  • Registration of new Chapters/ Manors/Courts/Priories/Preceptories

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 502

TJ LANGE

TJ LANGE

Director of IT & Media

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Media Design and Management
  • Website Design and Management
  • IT Support

CONTACT INFO

Phone Ext: 511