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RW Steven Adam Rubin

RW Steven Adam Rubin

Publisher

RW Steven Adam Rubin is Grand Treasurer of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York. From 2006 to 2015, he served as Proctor of Grand Lodge, a position likened to that of District Attorney of Grand Lodge; from 2015-2018 Bro. Rubin served as Judge Advocate, attorney and counselor, to the Grand Master. In addition to the foregoing, Brother Rubin serves on the Grand Lodge Masonic Brotherhood Foundation and is a past member of the Grand Lodge Constitutions and Finance Committees. Since 2015 Bro. Steven has served as Judge Advocate of the Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons.

Bro. Rubin is a member of Goldenrule Clermont McKinley Lodge No. 486 in the First Manhattan District, Old Town Lodge No. 908 in the Suffolk District and Warren Lodge No. 32 in the Mid-Hudson Masonic District.

Bro. Michael Arce

Bro. Michael Arce

Editor-in-Chief

Bro. Michael Arce is the current JW of Mount Vernon Lodge #3, Albany, New York. He is also a member of the Valley of Albany. In addition to his duties as Editor-in-Chief, Bro. Arce is also the host of the Craftsmen Online Podcast.
WB Ronald J. Seifried, DSA

WB Ronald J. Seifried, DSA

Co-Editor, Craftsmen Online New York Masonic History

WB Ronald J. Seifried, DSA is the Past Master, Trustee Chairman and Historian of Jephtha Lodge No. 494. Bro. Seifried is also a proud 32° Mason Scottish Rite, Valley of Rockville Centre, Companion of Asharokan Chapter No. 288, Royal Arch Masons, and Member of Suffolk Council No. 76, Cryptic Masons. Bro. Seifried is also the author of “Long Island Freemasons,” Arcadia Publishing, 2020
Bro. Nathan Tweedie

Bro. Nathan Tweedie

Co-Editor, Craftsmen Online New York Masonic History

Bro. Nathan Tweedie is Senior Deacon and Historian of Area Six, Ostego Lodge #138, Junior Warden, Delaware River Lodge #439, and an active member of the Central Leatherstocking District.
RW Anthony Prizzia

RW Anthony Prizzia

Regular Contributor

RW Anthony Prizzia is the Past Master of Adonai Lodge #718, Highland, New York. Bro. Prizzia is also a proud member of Cyprus Shrine, Oriental Shrine, Ulster County Shrine Club, Valley of Albany A.A.S.R, Poughkeepsie Chapter 172, Poughkeepsie Commandery 43, Royal Order of Scotland.
Bro. Todd M. Paterek

Bro. Todd M. Paterek

Content Coordinator

Bro. Todd M. Paterek is Senior Warden, Trustee, Lodge Education Officer, and Webmaster of Blazing Star Lodge #694 F&AM, East Aurora, New York.
Bro. Joseph E. Cavallaro

Bro. Joseph E. Cavallaro

Technical Consultant

Bro. Joseph E. Cavallaro is a Member of Liverpool-Syracuse #501. He affiliated with Mt. Masada-Galaxy #902 in January 2020. Bro. Cavallaro is Northstar certified and guides interested gentlemen in their Masonic journey.
WB Asly Raymond

WB Asly Raymond

Copy Editor

WB Asly Raymond is Master of Joshua Lodge No. 890 of the 7th Manhattan District and a member of Francis Lewis Lodge No. 273 of the Queens District. Bro. Raymond is also a proud 32° Scottish Rite Mason at the Valley of Rockville Centre and Companion at Pentalpha Banner Chapter No. 206, Royal Arch Masons.

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