Grand Presidents

Brian Rogers

Grand Worthy President
Sunnyslope, Arizona #2957

Brenda Garrioch

Grand Madam President
Lethbridge, Alberta #2100


Teddy Roosevelt said “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to “Work Hard at Work worth Doing”.

Today many of our Aerie and Auxiliaries struggle with the after effects of COVID restrictions and overcoming these obstacles will take an all-out effort recruiting the volunteers necessary to “Do the Hard Work.

Recruiting volunteers is paramount to our future. It will require commitment and a tenacious attitude to show these brothers and sisters the importance of their participation. Future volunteers are out there, sitting at the bar, playing Bingo, Darts, and Golfing in Eagle Tournaments. We have to help them learn to “Drink the Kool-Aid”. We cannot accept “NO” for an answer. Many of you were not given the opportunity to say no when you were asked to be an officer. Some of you were even tricked into being an officer and we must be just as persistent in our endeavors to recruit volunteers. 

I believe we are all here on this planet to do more than just exist. We are here to make a difference. I also believe the Fraternal Order of Eagles was not created just to exist. The Eagles provides a multitude of opportunities to make a difference. From accepting a leadership role, Fund Raising, and Community Involvement, making a difference in the lives of so many by lessening ills, while living the Principles and Values that define our organization is our Purpose. Many see us as a charity organization, but we are so much more. We are Standard Bearers for Home for Country and for God; we are believers, in Liberty, Truth, Justice, and Equality; and above all, we are American & Canadian Patriots, subscribing to the Ideals that define our Countries. This is who we are and this is why our existence is so important.

So, if we are to continue supporting our local communities, raising money for State and National Charities, if we are to continue making a difference and standing up for what we believe in, then WE must find the Brothers and Sisters who are willing to do the “Hard Work worth Doing who are willing to “Get Off the Bench and Get in the Game”. Let’s show them what it’s like to feel that Passion and ability to power through to dig down, to find that fire, and that drive, to do more than just exist and show them how to be a part of something that’s making a difference.

The Eagles is the Hard Work Worth Doing and when we Get Off the Bench and Get in the Game we can ensure that no future generation will have to live in a world WITHOUT, the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Thank you Brothers and Sisters for your continuing support, thank you for your commitment to this wonderful organization and thank you for being EAGLES!

 
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Brian RogersGrand Worthy President

2021 Grand Installation


 

 

Brian Rogers

Brian Rogers, Grand Worthy President of The Fraternal Order of Eagles, joined Sunnyslope Aerie #2957 in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1976. A 44-year member of this great organization, Brother Rogers has served as President of Sunnyslope #2957 during the 2001-2002 Eagle year and as Arizona State President during the 2008-2009 Eagle year. This year in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona, Brian was installed as Grand Worthy President.

He is excited for the opportunity to serve as your Grand Aerie President and he continues to promote the organization during his travels and meet as many brothers and sisters as he can.

He and his wife, Colleen, have been married for more than 26 years and have two boys, Aaron and Brandon. He enjoys camping, singing, and, playing guitar.

Brenda Garrioch

Brenda Garrioch, Grand Madam President of The Fraternal Order of Eagles, joined the organization in 1979 as a member of Medicine Hat Auxiliary #2112 and has been an active Eagle ever since. She became involved with the Eagles when her father was managing the Eagles’ banquet area, where she tended bar and worked banquets. Within months of joining, she became a Trustee and has since held every chair with the exception of Chaplain.

She soon got involved in the Provincial Auxiliary and was named Provincial Madam President in 1992 and was a “Bell Ringer” during her term. Sister Brenda helped organize the Past Provincial President’s Club and continues to work on committees within the provincial as needed.

She is an avid ritual competitor and become involved in the one-woman competitions in 2001 in her Provincial, and has competed on B or B3 teams at both Provincial and International levels.

Sister Brenda served as Regional Madam President in 2002 under PGMP Carleen Corum.

In May 2014, Medicine Hat surrendered their charter after 63 years, after which Brenda transferred to Lethbridge #2100. She and six others travels 100 miles both ways, twice each month to attend meetings. She is currently serving as local Madam President. She is a supporter of all our Eagle Charities and has participated in the Relay-For-Life locally for 13 years, as well as volunteering for Habitat for Humanity builds.

Brenda and her husband, Wally, have been married for more than 35 years and have four children and six grandchildren. She retired in June 2013, after 40 years of service to Medicine Hat School District #76. Her hobbies are camping, bingo, volunteering, crocheting and she collects owls and angels.

Grand Presidents' Charities

Brian Rogers

F.O.E. Memorial Foundation & Eagle Village

Alice Cooper's Solid Rock

A faith-based organization, Solid Rock’s primary mission is to make an everlasting difference in the lives of teens by helping them meet the spiritual, economical, physical, and social needs of teens in the community by offering a safe, engaging environment during non-school hours. Maintaining “a teen’s worst enemy is too much time on their hands,” Solid Rock provides the music, arts, vocational programs and fellowship that challenge teens to discover their passion through music, dance, video and sound production, self-expression, and creativity.

All donations can be sent to:
F.O.E. Charities Department
1623 Gateway Circle S.
Grove City, Ohio 43123

Brenda Garrioch

F.O.E. Memorial Foundation

Brenda will be raising money for the Memorial Foundation, which provides benefits to children who lose an Eagle-member parent in the line of duty or while performing their job. Donations can be sent to the Grand Aerie with GMP – Brenda in the memo line.

All donations can be sent to:
F.O.E. Charities Department
1623 Gateway Circle S.
Grove City, Ohio 43123

Brian Rogers

Brian's travel schedule is updated to the Web site on a monthly basis. For more information on Brian's travel, please contact the Grand Worthy President's Office at 614-883-2198 or at gwp@foe.com.

If you are interested in submitting photos or memories of brian Rogers' trip to your Aerie, please send memorabilia to Brian's historian:

Bobbi Drozanowski
7319 W. Villa Theresa Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85308
Ski1976@q.com

 

Jacque Marble

For more information on the tour, please contact the Grand Madam President's Office at 614-883-2168 or at gmp@foe.com.

If you are interested in submitting photos or memories of Brenda's trip to your Auxiliary, please send memorabilia to Brenda's historians:

Jean Kerr
1350 3rd Avenue NE
Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1G3
jeankerr@sasktel.net

June Peterson
1570 Bond St.
Regina, SK S4N 1X3
petersonjune@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 


Past Grand Worthy Presidents

Year Name State/Province
1898 John Cort* Washington
1899 John W. Considine* Washington
1900 H.R. Littlefield* Oregon
1901 Del Cary Smith* Washington
1902 Del Cary Smith* Washington
1903 Timothy D. Sullivan* New York
1904 John F. Pelletier* Missouri
1905 Hy D. Davis* Ohio
1906 E.W. Krause* Delaware
1907 Theo A. Bell* California
1908 B.J. Monaghan* Pennsylvania
1909 Frank E. Hering* Indiana
1910 Thomas F. Grady* New York
1911 Frank E. Hering* Indiana
1912 William J. Brennan* Pennsylvania
1913 Thomas J. Cogan* Ohio
1914 Conrad H. Mann* Wisconsin
1915 William L. Grayson* Georgia
1916 Rex B. Goodcell* California
1917 Carl G. Winter* Indiana
1918 A.B. Duncan* Missouri
1919 Elbert D. Weed* Montana
1920 Elbert D. Weed* Montana
1921 John M. Morin* Pennsylvania
1922 Herbert I. Choynski California
1923 Howard N. Ragland* Ohio
1924 Otto P. Deluse* Indiana
1925 Charles C. Guenther* Pennsylvania
1926 Michael O. Burns* Ohio
1927 L.V. Westerman* Washington
1928 Edward J. Ryan* Pennsylvania
1929 Charles J. Chenu* California
1930 Robert E. Proctor* Indiana
1931 J.C. Canty* Texas
1932 Henry J. Berrodin* Ohio
1933 George Nordin* Minnesota
1934 George F. Douglas* Pennsylvania
1935 George Nordin* Minnesota
1936 Dr. H.B. Mehrmann* California
1937 John W. Heller Jr.* Pennsylvania
1938 Dr. Fred C. Dilley* Indiana
1939 John A. Abel* Ohio
1940 Charles P. McCann* New Jersey
1941 George C. Tank* Iowa
1942 Lester H. Loble* Montana
1943 Robert W. Hansen* Wisconsin
1944 John W. Young* Pennsylvania
1945 Edward F. Poss* Ohio
1946 James W. Bryan* Washington
1947 Raymond McElroy* Rhode Island
1948 DeVere Watson* Iowa
1949 William Mostyn* New York
1950 William Hornblower* California
1951 William P. Wetherald* Ohio
1952 Ray A. Rhode* Illinois
1953 Robert W. Hansen* Wisconsin
1954 Carl McGriff* Indiana
1954 James Cheetham *^ California
1954 Walter J.S. Laurie *^ British Columbia
1954 John J. Rice *^ Massachusetts
1955 Maurice Splain Jr. * Pennsylvania
1956 Lawrence Leahy* Washington
1957 Martin Mol* Michigan
1958 Andrew J. Halloran* Massachusetts
1959 J. Phillip Bigley* Wisconsin
1960 Leo V. Connell* Indiana
1961 Paul N. Hoffman* Ohio
1962 Carl Thacker* Washington
1963 Herschel McWilliams* Kansas
1964 Harry E. Burns* Minnesota
1965 Max F. Schroeder Jr.* New Jersey
1966 D.D. Billings* Utah
1967 William A. McCawley* Illinois
1968 Harry B.A. Ford* Tennessee
1969 Steven V. Thomas Jr. * Pennsylvania
1970 Maynard Floyd* Ohio
1971 Ken Stewardson* British Columbia
1972 J.C. Mitchell* Kentucky
1973 James J. Bailey* Massachusetts
1974 Lewis Reed* Iowa
1975 Joseph E. Fournier* California
1975 Arthur S. Ehrmann*^ Wisconsin
1976 Clyde J. Schmieg* Minnesota
1976 Michael T. Gaffney*^ Wisconsin
1976 Al T. Williams*^ Pennsylvania
1977 Anthony Angelo* Pennsylvania
1978 D.D. "Doc" Dunlap* Michigan
1979 Leo Lentsch* Colorado
1980 Kenneth Amsbaugh* Ohio
1980 Paul E. Eichman*^ Ohio
1981 James I. Mason* Missouri
1982 Ben E. Packard* Washington
1983 Peter Scagnelli* Massachusetts
1984 Russell E. Clark* Nebraska
1985 B.J. Sims* Texas
1986 Jerry W. Wilson* Indiana
1987 Vincent Cherry* Illinois
1988 Laverne T. Weber* New York
1989 Dale E. Webster* North Dakota
1990 Ken Cross* Washington
1991 John Lester Zimmerman* Ohio
1992 Sherm Spears* Kansas
1993 Henry M. Funk* Pennsylvania
1994 E.L. "Bud" Collett* Florida
1995 George F. Ziebol* Minnesota
1996 D. R. "Jim" West Kentucky
1997 William "Bill" Blum* Washington
1998 Andrew Vollmer* Illinois
1999 Larry Hanshaw Iowa
2000 W.P. "Pete" Harty* New Mexico
2001 Ed Bollenbacher* Ohio
2002 Fred E. Smith Michigan
2003 Wayne D. Clark Virginia
2004 Orville "Sonny" Crawford* Indiana
2005 Chris Lainas* California
2006 Robert "Bob" Wahls+ Pennsylvania
2007 John Potter Alberta
2008 Jim Roberts Kansas
2009 Mike Lagervall Washington
2010 Phil Tice* West Virginia
2011 Mel Fry Pennsylvania
2012 Ron Stine Ohio
2013 David Tice Wisconsin
2014 Elwin "Bud" Haigh Michigan
2015 Chuck Lang* North Dakota
2016 Jerry L. Sullivan* Virginia
2017 Thomas McGrath Vermont
2018 H. Carl Burnett New Mexico
2019 Ron Malz Minnesota
2020 Dave Smith British Columbia
2021 Chuck Cunningham+ Ohio
* - Deceased
^ - Honorary
+ - Ten-Year Grand Secretary

Past Grand Madam Presidents

Year Name State/Province
1952 Alta Smith* Ohio
1952 Kay Guy* Pennsylvania
1953 Mary Dunn* Ontario
1954 Carol Bennett* California
1955 Virginia Turner* Wyoming
1956 Chloe Honeycutt* Indiana
1957 Elizabeth Baum* Ohio
1958 Stella Moorehouse* Illinois
1959 Lois Nelson* North Dakota
1960 Adaline Navarra* Pennsylvania
1960 Georgia Walker*^  
1961 Evelyn Schreier* Wisconsin
1962 Cora Rigg* Nebraska
1963 Isabel Vallie* Michigan
1964 Juanita Dix* Idaho
1965 Frances Vanis* Ohio
1966 Kay Williamson* California
1967 Nora Belle Goodman* West Virginia
1968 Alta Lewin* Iowa
1969 Yvonne Magnan* Quebec
1970 Dorothy Wilding* Utah
1971 Ruby Bigoni* Oregon
1972 Lucille Lewis-McGovern* Pennsylvania
1973 Vera Dailey* Illinois
1974 Imogene Harac* Michigan
1975 Clara Johnson-Harding* Washington
1976 Verna Funke* Iowa
1977 Delores Cloclough* Ohio
1978 Bonnie Quatkemeyer* Florida
1979 Ruth Elderbrook* Wisconsin
1980 Millie Johnson* Texas
1981 Paula Wilson* California
1982 Doris Anderson* Minnesota
1983 Bess Lenarduzzi* British Columbia
1984 Marcella James* Kansas
1985 Jacquelin "Jackie" Spahn Maryland
1986 Joanne Rott* North Dakota
1987 Catherine Wilson Colorado
1988 Jean Dockall* Texas
1989 Kathy Gonzagowski* Wisconsin
1990 Barbara Cyphers* Michigan
1991 Shirley Johnson Montana
1992 Alta Haslow* Nebraska
1993 Joyce Avery Nevada
1994 Iris McDermott New York
1995 Lorraine Grimes* Missouri
1996 Carol Inge* Oklahoma
1997 Sharon Sabourin Florida
1998 Doris Bateson Kansas
1999 Linda Heffner Maryland
2000 Judy Sanders Ohio
2001 Bettie Williams Clark Arkansas
2002 Carleen Corum Iowa
2003 Peggy L. Carver Oregon
2004 Pat Lazenby Utah
2004 Dottie Beattie*^  
2005 Roxann Alley McGovern Maine
2006 Stephanie Smith Illinois
2007 Margaret Cox Tennessee
2008 Pat Durham Washington
2009 Jean Kerr Saskatchewan
2010 Mary Myers Michigan
2011 Gwen Stallkamp Minnesota
2012 Sally Villalva Colorado
2013 Katie Ziebol Utah
2014 Gloria Mason Indiana
2015 Penny Skinner West Virginia
2016 Judy Johnson Kansas
2017 Helen Poehner Ohio
2018 Althea Lane California
2019 Gloria Williams Oregon
2019 Jacque Marble Arizona
* - Deceased
^ - Honorary