Noris C. Viles Chapter #547

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Our Chapter of Royal Arch Masonry, is located in Ridgecrest California, at the Ridgecrest Masonic Center on Norma St. Our stated convocation is on the second Thursday of every month, except during the summer months of July and August when we are dark. Before our stated convocation, we usually have a dinner at 5:30 at one of the restaurants in town.


  • High Priest: Steve Goad
  • King: Robert Ludy
  • Scribe: Bennie Wegener
  • Treasurer: Will Lusk
  • Secretary: Robert Francis
  • Captain of the Host: Peter Eiserloh
  • Royal Arch Captain: Frank Neff
  • Master of the Third Vail: Al Benton
  • Master of the Second Vail: Ellis "Doc" Tiffany
  • Master of the First Vail: (Vacant)
  • Sentinal: (Vacant)