Royal Arch Emblem

Willis Chapter #131

Royal Arch Masons

4th Capitular District of Ohio

218 Ludlow Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45220

(513) 559-0598

Royal Arch Emblem

E.T. Carson Lodge #598


E.T. Carson Masonic Center

Home of Willis Chapter #131, RAM

Home Chapter of


MEC Donald W. Owens, Past Grand High Priest, Grand Chapter RAM of Ohio

REC & Dr. Ronald C. Hart, Sr., PHD, Grand Master of the 3rd Veil, Grand Chapter RAM of Ohio

REC Thomas E. Williams, Past District Deputy Grand High Priest, 4th Capitular District


Stated Meetings are on the
Fourth Wednesday at 7:30 PM
(except July & August)
(and legal holidays)

Trestle Board

Monday, September 25 - Royal Arch Association Meeting - TBA
Wednesday, September 27 - Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM    

Message from the High Priest


Willis Chapter has been granted a Dispensation to hold the Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers on Wednesday, July 12. 

We will have refreshments following the meeting and installation. 

Please come out and help us support the new corps of officers and Mike Bartholomew becoming High Priest for the 2017-2018 year. 

We hope to see you for this event on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:30 PM.


            Ronald C. Hart, Sr.
            High Priest


2017 - 2018 Officers

High Priest - Michael C. Bartholomew, PHP

King -  Michael Miles 

Scribe - Scott Dudley 

Treasurer - Ronald C. Hart, Jr., KYCH, PHP  

Secretary - Fred R. Gaviglia 

Captain of Host - Charles W. Marrs, PHP

Principle Sojourner - Dexter Denny, PHP

Royal Arch Captain - Donald W. Owens, KYCH, 33º, PGHP

Master of the 3rd Veil - Theodore Vinegar, PHP

Master of the 2nd Veil - Thomas E. Williams, KYCH, PDDGHP 

Master of the 1st Veil - Terry L. DuPriest, PHP

Guard - Robert Matthews  

Trustee - Ronald C. Hart, Sr., KYCH, PDDGHP, GM 3rd Veil (2020)

Trustee - Terry L. DuPriest, PHP (2019)

Trustee - Theodore Vinegar, PHP (2018)

Chaplain – Roy Kestler 

Degree Director - Donald W. Owens, KYCH, 33º, PGHP

Chapter Education Officer – Donald W. Owens, KYCH, 33º, PGHP 

Chapter Historian - Gary W. Troha, PHP

Keeper of the Marks - Fred R. Gaviglia

Webmaster – Robert L. Duerler, PHP

Royal Arch Association of the Fourth Capitular District


Last Updated: August 1, 2017

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