At a gala Installation and Awards Dinner attended by 70 Odd Fellows and guests on January 30, 2022, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Davis Odd Fellows Lodge #169, installed their officers for 2022 and also presented awards for outstanding service to the Lodge and the community in 2021.

Kurt Roggli, who had served as Vice Grand in 2021, was installed as the 2022 Noble Grand of the Lodge. Other elected officers for 2022 are Vice Grand Larry Guenther, Secretary Juelie Roggli, Treasurer Kathy Hemness, and Financial Secretary Beth Dovi.

Elected IOOF officers in the photo, left to right, are Financial Secretary Beth Dovi, Secretary Juelie Roggli, Treasurer Kathy Hemness, and Noble Grand Kurt Roggli. Not pictured is Vice Grand Larry Guenther, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on the afternoon of the Installation and did not attend the ceremony. Larry had mild symptoms and is feeling fine. He will be installed in a private ceremony.

Appointed officers were also installed including Warden Howie Spero, Conductor Sharon Hale, Chaplain Jim Walker, Right Supporter of the Noble Grand Dave Reed, Left Supporter of the Noble Grand Sharla Cheney, Inside Guardian Julia Dougherty, Outside Guardian Dawn Student, Color Bearer Terry Toy, Musician Ann Filmer, Right Scene Supporter Aaron Wedra, Left Scene Supporter Kelli O’Day, Right Supporter of the Vice Grand Kati O’Day, and Left Supporter of the Vice Grand Sheryl Cambron.

Conducting the Installation were installing officers Past Grand Master Dave Rosenberg and Past Grand Master Dave Reed.

Following the dinner of salmon and stuffed red peppers, pasta, roasted Brussels sprouts, and salad, outgoing Noble Grand Matthew Elliott presented the annual awards to members who provided exceptional contributions to the Lodge in 2021. Merit Jewels were awarded to:

Aaron Wedra
Lea Rosenberg
Dave Rosenberg
Dave Reed
Findley McIntosh
Juelie Roggli
Ron Rogers
Brian Horsfield
Julia Walker
Diana Schmiegel
Paul Schmiegel
Greg Tanner

Dave Rosenberg also received a special recognition as “Grand Trivia Master” for sending out 10 trivia questions (and answers), by email, every single day for 440 days during the Covid lock-down.

Thereafter, the three major annual awards were presented by Brother Elliott as follows:

The 2021 Spirit Award was presented posthumously to Raleigh Klein and also to Kathy Hemness.

The 2021 Noble Grand’s Award was presented to Kurt Roggli

The 2021 Member of the Year Award for 2021 was presented to Beth Dovi.

As January 30 was also the 41st birthday of Matthew Elliott (now Past Grand) a large chocolate cake was presented and all attendees joined in a chorus of “Happy Birthday” to Matthew.

At a gala Installation and Awards Dinner attended by 70 Odd Fellows and guests on January 30, 2022, Davis Odd Fellows Lodge #169 installed their officers for 2022 and also presented awards for outstanding service to the Lodge and the community in 2021.

Kurt Roggli, who had served as Vice Grand in 2021, was installed as the 2022 Noble Grand of the Lodge. Other elected officers for 2022 are Vice Grand Larry Guenther, Secretary Juelie Roggli, Treasurer Kathy Hemness, and Financial Secretary Beth Dovi.

(Elected officers in the photo, left to right, are Financial Secretary Beth Dovi, Secretary Juelie Roggli, Treasurer Kathy Hemness, and Noble Grand Kurt Roggli. Not pictured is Vice Grand Larry Guenther, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on the afternoon of the Installation and did not attend the ceremony. Larry had mild symptoms and is feeling fine. He will be installed in a private ceremony.)

Appointed officers were also installed including Warden Howie Spero, Conductor Sharon Hale, Chaplain Jim Walker, Right Supporter of the Noble Grand Dave Reed, Left Supporter of the Noble Grand Sharla Cheney, Inside Guardian Julia Dougherty, Outside Guardian Dawn Student, Color Bearer Terry Toy, Musician Ann Filmer, Right Scene Supporter Aaron Wedra, Left Scene Supporter Kelli O’Day, Right Supporter of the Vice Grand Kati O’Day, and Left Supporter of the Vice Grand Sheryl Cambron.

Conducting the Installation were installing officers Past Grand Master Dave Rosenberg and Past Grand Master Dave Reed.

Following the dinner of salmon and stuffed red peppers, pasta, roasted Brussels sprouts, and salad, outgoing Noble Grand Matthew Elliott presented the annual awards to members who provided exceptional contributions to the Lodge in 2021. Merit Jewels were awarded to:

Aaron Wedra
Lea Rosenberg
Dave Rosenberg
Dave Reed
Findley McIntosh
Juelie Roggli
Ron Rogers
Brian Horsfield
Julia Walker
Diana Schmiegel
Paul Schmiegel
Greg Tanner

Dave Rosenberg also received a special recognition as “Grand Trivia Master” for sending out 10 trivia questions (and answers), by email, every single day for 440 days during the Covid lock-down.

Thereafter, the three major annual awards were presented by Brother Elliott as follows:

The 2021 Spirit Award was presented posthumously to Raleigh Klein and also to Kathy Hemness.

The 2021 Noble Grand’s Award was presented to Kurt Roggli

The 2021 Member of the Year Award for 2021 was presented to Beth Dovi.

As January 30 was also the 41st birthday of Matthew Elliott (now Past Grand) a large chocolate cake was presented and all attendees joined in a chorus of “Happy Birthday” to Matthew.

At Any Given Time in the Odd Fellows

At Any Given Time in the Odd Fellows

Dear Dedicated Members for Change, At any given time in our history, there are always three generations of adults who are alive. Let me explain the significance of this fact as it relates to fraternal orders, and to Odd Fellows in particular. A "generation" is...

Analysis of Membership Projections

Analysis of Membership Projections

2 years ago, my initial projection for the future of the IOOF in America, as it existed at that time, was a 9-year future. This was not based upon a guess, but rather an analysis of several inter-related figures. Some figures can be changed but others are unalterable....

Sovereign Grand Lodge: A Report

Sovereign Grand Lodge: A Report

This report is a draft written by one of California’s Grand Representatives. It allows the membership to get a sense of what happens at Sovereign Grand Lodge. It touches on what this Grand Representative sees from his perspective. With the reports or input of our...

More Information about the Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This