Leadership

Worshipful Master: Bro. Efrain Rivera Jr.

Bro. Rivera was raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in Athelstan-Lamberton Lodge No. 482 in 2010 and is a dual member of Tacony Lodge No. 600. Bro. Rivera is also a member of the Valley of Philadelphia, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. Bro. Rivera is also an Advisor for Northeast Chapter of DeMolay.

Bro. Rivera is a veteran of the United States Navy and currently lives and works in Philadelphia as a Legal Assistant and Investigator. A member of Bridesburg Post 821 of the American Legion. Bro. Rivera enjoys reading, collecting comic books, and is always searching for more light!

Senior Warden: Bro. Richard K. Schoeniger

Bro. Schoeniger is a 25 year member of the fraternity. He was raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in Excelsior Covenant Lodge (later merged with William L. Elkins Lodge No. 271) in 1992 and became a dual member of Tacony Lodge No. 600 in 2016. Bro. Schoeniger is also a member and appointed officer of the Valley of Philadelphia, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and a member of Harmony Chapter No. 52, Joppa Council No. 46, St. John’s Commandery No. 4. Bro. Schoeniger is also a Past Grand Tall of the Tall Cedars. 

Bro. Schoeniger has been a public servant for 40 years. Bro. Schoeniger was also born and raised in Philadelphia where he still resides with his wife Linda and two cats. Bro. Schoeniger and Linda have two daughters. In his spare time, Bro. Schoeniger enjoys hunting and fishing and reading up on history.

junior Warden: Bro. Benjamin Kaplan

Secretary: Bro. William Harner, PM

Bro. Harner is a four time consecutive Past Master, serving Tacony Lodge from 2009 to 2012. Bro. Harner was active in both the International Order of Rainbow Philadelphia Assembly No. 47 and the Northeast Chapter of DeMolay International where he served as Chairman of the Advisors. Bro. Harner is also a Past President of the Tacony Temple Association.

Bro. Harner lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two children.

Treasurer: Bro. George Ullrich

Bro. Ullrich is the current Treasurer of both Tacony Lodge No. 600 and the Tacony Temple Association. Bro. Ullrich is also a member and Past Royal Patron of Sarah E. Collins Court No. 86 and a Past Grand Royal Patron of the Order of Amaranth. Bro. Ullrich lives in Philadelphia with his wife Barbara, also a member and Past Royal Matron of Sarah E. Collins Court No. 86.

Representative to the Grand Lodge: Bro. Timothy J. Curran Jr., PM 

Bro. Tim Curran served Tacony Lodge as Worshipful Master in 2017 and 2018 and has served as Representative to the Grand Lodge since 2009. He also serves on the instruction and mentor committees and handles the lodge’s social media. Bro. Tim is a member and officer of the Valley of Philadelphia, AASR, LuLu Shrine, Harmony Chapter No. 52, Philadelphia Council No. 11, St. John’s Commandery No. 4, Benjamin Franklin Chapter No. 16 National Sojournors, Liberty High 12 Club No. 780 and Patriot High 12 Club No. 784 of which he is a Past President and President of respectively, the Grand College of Rites, PA Lodge of Research, Scottish Rite Research Society, the Masonic Society, Philalathes, QCCC, and has served as an Advisor to Northeast Chapter DeMolay.

Bro. Tim is married to his wife Jessica and have two children together. Bro. Tim is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is currently employed as a federal government employee. In his spare time, Bro. Tim enjoys hunting and fishing and volunteers with several Veteran organizations.