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2024/2025 Committees & Subcommittees

As passionate members committed to the betterment of our lodge and community, we invite you to step into leadership roles and become part of our dynamic committees. Whether you’re a seasoned member or new to our lodge, there’s a position waiting for you to make a meaningful impact. Dive into our array of committees, each with its unique purpose, and discover where your skills and interests align. For more detailed information on each committee’s responsibilities, check out our Manuals link. Sign up today and be the change you wish to see.

This is a standalone committee, but works closely will all committees and subcommittees.

This committee oversees all internet related elements, including but not limited to Website management and Social Media impact.

Committee Chairman

Arnold A. Ross

Committee Members

Tiffany Maki

Greg Mickelson

Lauren Woodbeck

Position Available

Apply for this position! | Technical assessment interview required

This is a standalone committee, but works closely with the Activities Committee

This really is one of the most important committees for the financial stability of the club.  The responsibility is to have short bi-weekly meeting where you think up all the fun events for the general entertainment purpose of the lodge.

Committee Chairman

Ryan Mills

Committee Members

Arnold A. Ross

Matt Crocker

Becky L. Johnson

Susi Harden

Kathy Descher

Tiffany Maki

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee consists of 3 members. Their main function is to spot check the lodge finances regularly. They are then to report their findings to the floor of the lodge.  

Committee Chairman

Cecelia Walls

Committee Members

Angela Cunningham

Shelli Hopsecger

Statutory committee, oversees multiple subcommittees.

This is the main committee that will watch over the Fraternal based sub-committees below.  You will be the main point of contact to the membership at lodge meetings during reports of committees.

Committee Chairman

Currently Available

Committee Members

Currently Available

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee.

This subcommittee is in charge of promoting Americanism and taking organizing for GL Americanism projects.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee.

This subcommittee is in charge of promoting events and reporting all funds regarding the Elks National Foundation. 

Subcommittee Chairman

Russel Avery

Subcommittee Members

Don Little

Julie Dieu

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee.

This subcommittee oversees all events and ceremonies involving Flag Day.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee.

This subcommittee oversees all events and ceremonies involving Memorial Day.

Subcommittee Chairman

Becky Johnson

Subcommittee Members

Kenneth Bristow

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee.

The purpose of this subcommittee is maintaining steady, healthy membership growth in the Local Lodges.

Subcommittee Chairman

Bill Newman

Subcommittee Members

Barbara Dyer

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Fraternal Committee, that also contains multiple subcommittees.

This Committee oversees all Veterans related affairs and events.  Including but not limited to the annual Veterans dinner. 

Subcommittee Chairman

Michael Raymond

Subcommittee Members

Becky L. Johnson

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Veterans Subcommittee.

This program is targeted toward any veterans who are lonely or isolated. Veterans in VA hospitals, assisted care homes, community living center, retirement homes, homeless and transitional shelters, and hospital domiciliary programs are all eligible

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Veterans Subcommittee.

Freedom Grants offer a unique opportunity to harness the Elks’ passion for serving veterans and military members and turn it into projects that offer tangible results.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Veterans Subcommittee.

Along with pledging funds, the Elks National Veterans Service Commission is enlisting the help of their 800,000 Members in all 50 states. Together, we can provide the tools and support necessary for homeless veterans to transition successfully into healthier and more stable lives.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Veterans Subcommittee.

Local casinos donate decks of playing cards to Elks to be distributed to VA homes and hospitals.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a statutory Committee consisting of multiple subcommittees.

This is the main committee that will watch over the activities based sub-committees below.  You will be the main point of contact to the membership at lodge meetings during reports of committees.

Committee Chairman

Carrie Wetzel

Committee Members

Christy Raymond

Lauren Woodbeck

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Activities Committee.

This subcommittee oversees and plans community activities.

Subcommittee Chairman

Currently Available

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Activities Committee.

This subcommittee oversees and plans youth activities for the membership or public.

Subcommittee Chairman

Lauren Woodbeck

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Activities Committee.

This subcommittee oversees the Elk’s Hoop Shoot program.

Subcommittee Chairman

Lauren Woodbeck

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a subcommittee of the Activities Committee.

This subcommittee oversees the Drug Awareness program and promoting.

Subcommittee Chairman

Remington Hunt

Subcommittee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee but works closely with the Activities Committee

Committee is responsible for the Soccer Shoot program. Historically we have never really taken part in this, but if someone is interested in giving it a go.  Or just sign up and fill a spot!

Committee Chairman

Lauren Woodbeck

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of promoting events and reporting all funds regarding the Tall Elks, also knows as the State Major Project.

Committee Chairman

Diane Little

Committee Members

Arnold A. Ross

Jane Martin

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of investigating any new proposed members and giving their report to the floor of the lodge prior to balloting.

Committee Chairman

Barbara Dyer

Committee Members

Jane Martin

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of recovery of delinquent members back into the membership.  A great committee for people who love to cold call or are generally outgoing.

Committee Chairman

Barbara Dyer

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of orientation related tasks regarding new members.  Getting them all the knowledge they need about Elkdom.

Committee Chairman

Barbara Dyer

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This Committee is responsible for being the guidance regarding any ritualistic concerns.

Committee Chairman

Fuzzy Wright

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This Committee is responsible for promoting and selling the state major project raffle tickets/calendars when they come out at the beginning of the lodge year.

Committee Chairman

Steven Raher

Committee Members

Joshua Peterson

This is a standalone committee.

This committee spot checks the lodge for any hazards, they also make sure the lodge will successfully pass the self assessment form prior to the yearly DD Visit.

Committee Chairman

Ryan Mills

Contact Ryan

Committee Members

Arnold A. Ross

Thomas Ryan

This is a standalone committee.

This committee oversees the lodge bulletin “The Antler” and makes sure it is sent to all of the membership on time.  The committee members will help with both information flow and graphics design.

Committee Chairman

Alan Stamwitz

Committee Members

Lauren Woodbeck

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

Section 13.060 of the Laws of the Order charges this committee with implementing the Government Relations Programs of the Grand Lodge and State Association. The Government Relations Manual (Code 511000) details the responsibilities of the committee.

Committee Chairman

Tiffany Maki

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee visits lodge members within it’s jurisdiction that may be ill or shut in.

Committee Chairman

Currently Available

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is the interface between the Lodge and public relations.

Committee Chairman

Tiffany Maki

Committee Members

Currently Available

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of the Most Valuable Student program.

Committee Chairman

Robert Sutlovich

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of monitoring all of the Grand Lodge grants and making sure we submit for them on time.  Ideally anyone signing up for this committee has some previous knowledge on grant preparation

Committee Chairman

Shelli Hopsecger

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of promoting the Washington State Elks Vocational Grant.

Committee Chairman

Currently Available

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee.

This committee is in charge of promoting all of the Elks scholarships.

Committee Chairman

Currently Available

Committee Members

Currently Available

This is a standalone committee who’s members are defined by Grand Lodge.

This Committee is composed of the Exalted Ruler, Esteemed Leading, Loyal and Lecturing Knights, Secretary and Treasurer
of the Lodge. Its duty is to investigate the merits of all proposals for aid and make recommendations to the Lodge.

Committee Members

Arnold A. Ross

Ryan Mills

Russ Avery

Christy Raymond

Steven Raher

Lindsay Knight