Special Recognition

The Kansas Masonic Foundation is proud to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to advance the mission and vision of the Foundation.

Kansas Masonic Foundation Special Recognition Awards

The Kansas Masonic Foundation values the support of all who have contributed charitable work of Freemasonry and would like to recognize individuals who have received the following awards.

  • Past Presidents Award: Leaders that have risen through the Board of Trustees to provide the necessary vision and stewardship to advance the mission and vision of the Kansas Masonic Foundation.
  • Board of Trustee Emeritus Award: Volunteers that have donated their time, talent, and treasure to the Kansas Masonic Foundation for a minimum of 12 years.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Visionary leaders and philanthropists who have helped advance the mission and vision of the Foundation by benefiting the charitable work of Freemasonry. This award showcases individual excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of work, and inspiration to others.

 

  • Albert O. Arnold, Jr.

    Emeritus

  • Wesley A. Bainter

    President: 10/21/2011 – 2/6/2013

     

  • Richard L. Becker

    Emeritus

  • William J. Brown

    Emeritus

  • Henry A. Bubb

    President: 4/25/1969 – 4/15/1979
    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Emeritus

  • Robert D. Caplinger

    Emeritus

  • Ronald L. Capps

    Emeritus

  • Frank Carlson

    Emeritus

  • Frank L. Carson

    Emeritus

  • William Chapman

    Emeritus

  • Jerry W. Cole

    President: 6/3/1994 – 6/15/2003
    Emeritus

  • John D. Cunningham

    Emeritus

  • James D. Dye

    Emeritus

  • Harold R. Fatzer

    President: 4/15/1979 – 5/9/1983
    Emeritus

  • Chester L. Gilbert

    Emeritus

  • Charles E. Grutzmacher

    Emeritus

  • William R. Hagman, Sr.

    Emeritus

  • Robert J. Higgs

    Emeritus

  • Owen E. Hodgson

    President: 10/19/1966 – 4/25/1969
    Emeritus

  • Donald J. Horttor

    President: 5/9/1983 – 6/7/1991
    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Emeritus

  • Adley E. Johnson

    Emeritus

  • Daniel H. Johnson

    Emeritus

  • Richard D. Kelsey

    Emeritus

  • Charles S. McGinness

    Emeritus

  • William F. McIntosh

    Emeritus

  • J. Steven Molstad

    Emeritus

  • William E. Montgomery

    Emeritus

  • James L. Morton

    Emeritus

  • John E. Mowen

    Emeritus

  • Claude W. Norris

    President: 6/7/1991 – 6/3/1994
    Emeritus

  • Henry D. Parkinson

    Emeritus

  • Thomas C. Raum, Jr.

    Emeritus

  • H. Wayne Rector

    Emeritus

  • Frederick (Rick) W. Reichert

    President: 3/14/2018 – 3/19/2020

  • Ralph E. Reitz

    Emeritus

  • Warren W. Rensner

    Emeritus

  • Richard K. Ryan

    President: 3/19/2020 to Present

  • Donald D. Schoeni

    Emeritus

  • Russell C. Schwilling

    Emeritus

  • Ray M. Shepherd

    Emeritus

  • Jeffery L. Sowder

    President: 6/15/2003 – 10/21/2011
    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Emeritus

  • Craig S. Stallwitz

    Emeritus

  • F. Warren Starns

    Emeritus

  • Oscar S. Stauffer

    Emeritus

  • Michael J. Tavares

    President: 2/6/2013 – 3/14/2018
    Emeritus

  • Leigh A. Warner

    Emeritus

  • J. Fred Williamson

    Emeritus

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