Shriners Next Generation

Shriners Next Generation (#ShrinersNextGen) is a feature highlighting current and future fraternity leaders.

Meet some of the men who have decided to make a difference in the world! Through their good character, compassion, loyalty, fellowship and support of their brotherhood, these men are today's change makers. These are men who care. These are men who are committed to growth and improvement of themselves and their communities, who ultimately want to make the world a better place in which to live.

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Joseph Stabb headshot Joseph Stabb
Tigris and Kerbela Shriners
Assistant Professor of Practice for University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joseph Stabb, of Tigris Shriners and Kerbela Shriners of Knoxville, has held several leadership roles within his lodge and with Tigris Shriners. He feels the best part of being a Shriner is the fellowship, which is reflected in his efforts with events such as a clam bake, family picnic, and drive-in Bingo.

Stabb is a proud Shriners Legacy member with his great uncle.

Rick Reyes headshot Rick Reyes
Alzafar Shriners
Financial Planner for Edward Jones

Rick Reyes is Assistant Rabban of Alzafar Shriners and Director of the Alzafar Laredo Golf Tournament. His involvement with events highlights the fun and fellowship aspect of membership of the Shriners fraternity and helps bring in new members.

Rick is a fourth-generation Shriner and has held several leadership positions, including past president of the Alzafar Motor Club, past president of Camp Alzafar, and race director of Alzafar 5k/10k race.

Trent Vukodinovich headshot Trent Vukodinovich
Tripoli Shriners
Surgical Technologist Lead for Advocate Aurora Health

Trent, of Tripoli Shriners, is the president of the Tri-County Shrine Club and Worshipful Master of his Lodge. In 2019, Trent assisted the Tri-County Shrine Club to win the temple membership award for being the unit/club to bring the most members to the Tripoli Shriners. Noble Trent takes every opportunity to participate at various appendant bodies events and engages with all new Masons while inviting them as a guest to the Shrine Center or club.

Trent's early involvement as a Shrine club leader has inspired him to become more involved with temple activities and he now has a desire to join the Tripoli Shriners’ leadership team.

Eric Willson headshot Eric Willson
Za-Ga-Zig Shriners
Detention Officer for Polk County Sheriff's Office

Eric, of Za-Ga-Zig Shriners and secretary of Krome Nobles Club, will soon celebrate 25 years of Shriners membership. Noble Willson is also a member of the Scottish Rite. A Shriners legacy member, he and his father started the Krome Noble Club for those interested in motorcycles, to offer more fun and fellowship.

Eric shares his personal experience with Shriners Children’s to show the importance of the fraternity’s work supporting the specialty healthcare system.

Daniel Velazquez headshot Daniel Velazquez
Anezeh Shriners
Software Developer for AgileThought

Daniel is Oriental Guide of the Anezeh Shiners and chairman of the Grand Chancellery of his Grand Lodge. He is eager to share the history, evolution and philanthropic efforts of our fraternity to all good men, not just Master Masons. He has successfully organized cigar and wine tastings at his regional club to benefit the fundraising efforts.

Daniel is a member of York Rite and has served as secretary, treasurer, senior warden and Worshipful Master at his Grand Lodge. He appreciates the support and encouragement of fellow Masons and Shriners to take on leadership roles in his Lodge and Shrine Center.

Andres Hernandez headshot Andres Hernandez
Anezeh Shriners
Consultant for Soeli Consulting, S.C.

Andres is treasurer of Anezeh Shriners and president of the Midas Shrine Club. He served as chairman of the Anezeh Shriners golf tournament for four years, an event that benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children — Mexico. His involvement in other events, such as poker and domino tournaments, has inspired other young men to become Shriners.

Noble Hernadez may look familiar. He appeared with a Shriners Children’s patient in a donor relations campaign for the healthcare system.

Ty Stout headshot Ty Stout
Zenobia Shriners
Heavy Equipment Operator for City of Fremont

Ty is Chief Rabban at Zenobia Shriners in Ohio and has served as both president and treasurer of the Fremont Shrine Club. In 2020, he spearheaded the creation of Zenobia Pitmasters, a unit made up of new and experienced Shriners with a passion for grilling. For many in the Pitmasters was the first unit they joined.

Ty is a member of the Scottish Rite and is a Shriners Legacy member with his father, grandfather, and uncle.

Jose Alfonso Aguilar Calderon headshot José Alfonso Aguilar, Ph.D.
Al Atfal Shriners
Research-Professor, PhD for Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa

José, of Al Atfal Shriners (UD) in Culiacán, Mexico, is an up-and-coming leader in his local Shrine Center. He has coordinated ceremonials, promoted Shriners’ events to local media, and is active in building his chapter’s membership. He has also helped more than 20 children access specialized care through Shriners Children’s.

In addition to his leadership role in Al Atfal Shriners, José is president of Club Shriner de Mazatlan and Senior Grand Warden in the Grand Lodge of Sinola.

Kenneth Harper headshot Kenneth Harper
Syrian Shriners
Sales Rep for Ohio Lottery

Kenneth, treasurer and past Potentate of Syrian Shriners (Cincinnati), is the recipient of the Melish award in recognition of his membership recruitment efforts. He is the founder of the Ruffians, a club of Shriners ages 45 and younger, created to help candidates get through degree work, take the next step to become Shriners, and have fun.

Always looking to share his enthusiasm for Freemasonry and being a Shriner, he often brings fellow Masons to Shriner events. He is also the administrator of his temple’s Facebook page. He is a Shriners Legacy member with his father, grandfather and uncle.

Luis Fernando Alvarado headshotLuis Fernando Alvarado
Anezeh Shriners
Customer Service Manager for Ferreteria los Pasoa

Luis, 33º of Anezeh Shriners in Mexico, is very passionate about the work Shriners do. Not only has he recruited 10 other Masons to follow him into Shriners International, he made it his mission to revive the Honduras Shrine Club started by his godfather in the 1980s. Luis is now president of the club.

In 2019 he was honored Outstanding Noble by Anezeh Shriners and is currently the Worshipful Master of the Progreso 12 Lodge of AF & AM in Honduras.

Casey Flinn headshot Casey Flinn
Isis Shriners
Retired Military / Isis Shrine Business Manager

Casey, Recorder, Isis Shriners, is dedicated to building fraternity membership. He often travels to Blue Lodges to speak about Shrine membership and uses social media to reach out to non-Masons to promote Freemasonry and Shriners International. Casey recently completed his apprentice certificate in the Membership and Marketing educational series.

A retired member of the military, Noble Flinn is also a member of the Legion of Honor.

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