Chris Christianson is the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge, A\F\& A\M\, of North Dakota; and serves, and has served, on several of its committees. He is the President of Christianson Asphalt Products, Inc. Chris and Mary live at 2614 South Bay Drive, Fargo, along with their afghan hound Khan.

  He was born in Helena, Montana in 1955. Chris graduated from Moorhead State University in 1977 with a BA in Political Science, took courses at the University of North Dakota School of Law, and completed the coursework in the North Dakota State University Sociology Masters program.

  He is the Treasurer and a Past Master of Sunrise Lodge 130 (1988) in Fargo where his father Clayton (1975), Past Grand Illustrious Master, and brother Gerald (1984) were also Master. He is also a Member of Mosaic Lodge 11, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. & A. M. of Minnesota, in Emerado, North Dakota, and Chaplain of Frontier Army Lodge of Masonic Research 1875 of North Dakota and South Dakota.

  Chris is also Past High Priest of Keystone Chapter 5, Past Illustrious Master of Fargo Council 1, and Past Commander of Auvergne Commandery 2, all in Fargo, North Dakota; and Wise Master of the Chapter of Rose Croix of the Fargo Scottish Rite Bodies.

  He is Grand Captain of the Host of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of ND, Past Grand Illustrious Master of the Grand Council of Cryptic Rite Masons of ND, and Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of North Dakota.

  He is Past Sovereign Master of Red River Council 193 of the Allied Masonic Degrees in Fargo, the Governor of the Circle of Elders, President of the Past Commanders Association of the Grand Commandery of North Dakota, and Governor of Wild Prairie Rose Council 56 of the York Rite College

  Chris also belongs to several other Masonic bodies, including: St. Felix Conclave of the Red Cross of Constantine, Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priest, the Order of High Priesthood, the Triple Tau, the Knights of York Cross of Honor, the Grand College of Rites, the Knight Masons, and the Universal Craftsmen Council of Engineers.

  His Masonic awards are the York Rite College Gold Medal, the General Grand Chapter Bronze Distinguished Service Medal for North Dakota, the General Grand Council Cryptic Medal for North Dakota, and the York Rite Sovereign College Service Award.