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Board member Dan Davis, Cascade, worked at the Idaho Transportation Department for 31 years, retiring as Highway Foreman. He is a Past Master of Ionic Lodge #82 in Cascade, and is currently District Deputy Grand Master for the 7th Masonic District.

Foundation Secretary Mark Smith, Boise, is a retired Air Force Colonel, with numerous technical degrees. He is also a Past Master of Meridian Lodge #47 and is currently the Secretary of Meridian Lodge.

Treasurer Art Shoemaker of Nampa is also a Past Grand Master. Art is a graduate of the University of Idaho, and worked as the State Conservation Engineer for the State of Utah, and later in the same capacity for the State of Idaho. He also served as Worthy Grand Patron of the Order of Eastern Star of Idaho in 2002.

The Chairman of the Foundation is Greg Winther of Nampa. Greg is a Past Grand Master of Masons in Idaho. He is the former owner of Winther Music in Boise, and is a licensed real estate broker. In addition to his service to Freemasonry, he serves in the Idaho Realtors State Board of Directors, and has been recognized with the Code of Ethics Award by Boise Regional Realtors.

John Ransdell, Nampa,  is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Academy and has worked in Municipal and Federal law enforcement. He worked at the School District and was the Union Chairman for Grievances.He was the first 'Operations Chief of the Emergency Communications Service‘ in San Bernardino County, California.

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