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Fifth Masonic District Speakers Bureau

Speakers of this Bureau are available upon request to provide a 5 to 10 minute presentation on a Masonic or Non-Masonic topic designed to provoke thought and discussion. Any presentation provided by a member of this Bureau can be recorded as a Lodge Education by your Lodge Education Officer. Please feel free to contact any of the listed Brothers for a presentation in your Lodge or event. Important Any presentations delivered outside of a tiled Lodge must use discretion to protect our fraternal rites and mysteries.
 
Honored Speakers of the Bureau
 
Masonic Topics
 

WB Marty Lawrence
Sycamore Lodge 520
Ph: (419) 966-3103
Introduction to The Speakers Bureau
5 mins
A short talk that covers the Bureau’s use and the benefits it can provide to each of our Lodges.
Lodge Education - A Path to Lodge Growth 10 mins
A short talk and discussion on how a good Lodge Education Program affects the positive growth of the Lodge.


WB Jim Parsons
Liberty Center Lodge 518
Ph: (419) 782-0172
Learning & Memorizing Masonic Ritual
10 mins
A talk that addresses methods that may improve a Brothers ability to learn and memorize his ritual work.


WB Craig Szczublewski
Fulton Lodge 248
Ph: (419) 466-5364
Have you Traveled as a Master Mason?
10 mins
Planning on visting another lodge in Ohio, or another Grand Lodge Jurisdiction? WB Szczublewski can provide some insight into what to prepare for when traveling so it's a postive experience.
 
RWB Bill Pacak
Fulton Lodge 248
Ph: (419) 388-9532
Masonic Funerals - Does your family know?
10 mins
RWB Pacak will provide insight into Masonic Funeral ceremonies as well as
discussion on what the family should know in the event of your passing.

Non-Masonic Topics
 

WB Dan Tussing
Sycamore Lodge 520
Ph: (419) 275-2191
 
Why the American flag is folded 13 times
10 mins
WB Tussing will need the assistance of two Bros familiar with folding flags during this presentation.
The Pledge of Allegiance by Red Skelton 5 mins
A poignant reading of Bro. Skelton’s famous presentation.
Veteran’s Prayer 5 mins
Military theme presentation
What is a Veteran? 5 mins
Military theme presentation
Labor of Love  10 mins
Military theme presentation
Your Grand old flag  10 mins
Military theme presentation
The history of The Tuskegee Airmen 10 mins
Military theme presentation
Americans who risked everything 10 mins
Military theme presentation

 
Note: If you are having difficulty contacting any of the listed Brothers feel free to ask for assistance from your District Education Officers. Current DEO email addresses and phone numbers are available on the 5th District website and in your current 5th District Yearbook. 
 
To become an Honored Speaker of this Bureau: Please contact your 5th District Education Officer. Current DEO email addresses and phone numbers are available on the 5th District website and in your current 5th District Yearbook.
District Deputy Grand Masters
R.W.B. William "Bill" Pacak
Fulton Lodge #248
 
R.W.B. Larry Lyne
Napoleon Lodge #256
District Education Officers
W.B. James E. Parsons
Liberty Center Lodge #518
 
W.B. John Seabolt
Fulton Lodge #248
District Advisor
R.W.B. Robert R. Rettig
Napoleon Lodge #256
 
District Education Chair
R.W.B. Darrell Miller
Hicksville Lodge #478
 
President
Jaz W. Bluhm
Wauseon Lodge #349
 
1st Vice President
W.B. Walter Harper, Jr.
Sycamore Lodge #520
2nd Vice President
W.B. Josh Chapin
Edon Lodge #474
 
Secretary
W.B. Craig Szczublewski
707 Main St
Delta, OH 43515
Fulton Lodge #248
 
Treasurer
R.W.B. Douglas W. Eis
Napoleon Lodge #256
 
District Membership Chairman
R.W.B. Paul Kelly
Bryan Lodge #215
Webmaster
W.B. Craig Szczublewski
Fulton Lodge #248