2017 Divan

Potentate Illustrious Sir Van Elrod  (Lady Mary Anne)

The Potentate is the Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine. He shall exercise general supervision of the Shrine Center.

Chief Rabban Joseph Talvy  (Lady Pina)

Second in charge, the Chief Rabban ensures that there is a solid budget with the help of the board of directors and stands in for the Potentate when he is unavailable.

Assistant Rabban Clint Campbell  (Lady Diana)

The Assistant Rabban is third in command of the Shrine Center and assists with preparation of the budget.

High Priest and Prophet Glen Butler (Lady Dora)

The primary duty of the High Priest and Prophet is to promote the membership of the Shrine under the direction of the Potentate.

Oriental Guide Jerry Shultz (Lady Jette)

The least senior member of the Shrine Divan, or Temple Leadership Team.  Making himself available to assist the Potentate when needed is his most important duty of the day.

Recorder Sam Stephenson  (Lady Beth)

The Recorder is tasked with keeping track of all the fun.  He keeps notes on the meetings, he sends out messages to the Nobles and attends to matters at the Temple.

Treasurer Gerald Innis (Lady Garree)

The Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Shrine Center.  He is the custodian of the funds, the signer or cosigner of contracts, and gives financial updates.

First Ceremonial Master

The first ceremonial master is an appointed position.  He assists the Divan with carrying out the mission of the Shrine Center and the Potentate.

Past Potentates of Sabbar Shrine 

  • 2016 Illustrious Sir Richmond Davis (Lady Pamela)
  • 2015 Illustrious Sir Allen Morgan (Lady Angie)
  • 2014 Illustrious Sir Larry Bowers
  • 2013 Illustrious Sir Jeff Horton (Lady Pam)
  • 2012 Illustrious Sir Roger Thomas (Lady Nancy)
  • 2011 Illustrious Sir Tim Alpin (Lady Betty)
  • 2010 Illustrious Sir Orin Stadler
  • 2009 Illustrious Sir Jerry Welch
  • 2008 Illustrious Sir Jim Wolfe (Lady Mayno)
  • 2007 Illustrious Sir Salvatore Pincerno
  • 2006 Illustrious Sir Glenn Davis
  • 2005 Illustrious Sir Larry Bowers
  • 2004 Illustrious Sir Dave Willard
  • 2003 Illustrious Sir Steven Seplak
  • 2002 Illustrious Sir Russ Amling
  • 2001 Illustrious Sir Gary Miller (Lady Judy)
  • 2000 Illustrious Sir Phillip Peterson
  • 1999 Illustrious Sir James Sebastian (Lady Norma)
  • 1998 Illustrious Sir Leroy Engdahl (Lady Kathy)
  • 1997 Illustrious Sir George E. Steiner
  • 1996 Illustrious Sir Jack P. Arnold
  • 1995 Illustrious Sir Robert A. Schuler
  • 1994 Illustrious Sir Michael Oexman
  • 1993 Illustrious Sir Harmon Harrison (Lady Mary)
  • 1992 Illustrious Sir Elliot Prichard
  • 1991 Illustrious Sir Marvin J. Hoffman (Lady Ruth)
  • 1990 Illustrious Sir Jerrel L. Hudson
  • 1989 Illustrious Sir Robert J. West
  • 1988 Illustrious Sir Joe Escabel
  • 1987 Illustrious Sir John G. James
  • 1986 Illustrious Sir Don D. Jones
  • 1985 Illustrious Sir Martin Lofersky
  • 1984 Illustrious Sir Roy Taylor
  • 1983 Illustrious Sir Mac Sebastian
  • 1982 Illustrious Sir Val Chuk
  • 1981 Illustrious Sir R.L. Bukey
  • 1980 Illustrious Sir C.E. Hamilton
  • 1979 Illustrious Sir Charles Stenz
  • 1978 Illustrious Sir Charles Maple
  • 1977 Illustrious Sir Seneca Enman M.D.
  • 1976 Illustrious Sir Clyde Rothemel
  • 1975 Illustrious Sir Richmond Johnson
  • 1974 Illustrious Sir Ed Kidd
  • 1973 Illustrious Sir Clayton Gibbons
  • 1972 Illustrious Sir W.I. Miller
  • 1971 Illustrious Sir John Davidson
  • 1970 Illustrious Sir Hack Baldwin
  • 1969 Illustrious Sir Tom Roof
  • 1968 Illustrious Sir Gene Bogard
  • 1967 Illustrious Sir Norm Orms
  • 1966 Illustrious Sir Harry Stith