Horace Chase Lodge 72 installs officers
Masons at Horace Chase Lodge 72 in Penacook held elections to select their officers for the coming year. Officers were installed in a ceremony on Feb. 8. Elected to lead the lodge for the coming year as Worshipful Master was Jason Valley. His senior warden is Michael Drotar and the junior warden is Glenn Patterson. Worshipful Brother Peter Crouch was elected as treasurer and James Triacca was elected as secretary. The master also appoints a number of brothers to help him perform his duties. Scott Ives was appointed chaplain, Brother Wil Nemchick was appointed marshal and Brothers Craig Willis and Rodney Sewall were appointed senior and junior deacons. The father and son team of Dana Willis and John Willis were appointed as senior and junior stewards and Brother John Scott Nichols was appointed Tyler of the lodge. Brother William Parker was appointed as musician and Right Worshipful Brother Sumner Goldman was appointed as historian. Pictured are (front row, from left) Crouch, Drotar, Valley, Patterson and Triacca and (middle row, from left) Nichols, Ives, Dana Willis, Nemchick and Sewall and (back row, from left) Craig Willis, John Willis and Parker.