2019 Ziyara Shriners Divan
Kenneth R. Williams
Noble Ken was born in New Hartford, New York on November 28, 1966, the son of Richard and Linda Williams. He was educated at Mount Markham Schools, graduating 1984. In 1988, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from SUNY Institute of Technology, graduating with honors.
Steven W. Armstrong
Steven W. Armstrong was born July 24th 1966, at Wurtsmiths AFB, Oscota Michigan the second son, the 7th of 8 children to John and Sheila Armstrong. He traveled with his military family around the country until 1971 when his father retired at Griffiss AFB.
High Priest and Prophet
Noble James M. Nagy – born in Cortland, NY on April 13, 1964 to Joseph J. and Kathleen W. Nagy, growing up in Deerfield, New York outside Utica, NY.
Ross V. Stoltz
Noble Ross V. Stoltz, born in Rome in 1982, the son of Jack and Ellen Stoltz. He was educated in Camden Central Schools, graduating in 2000. In 2004, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
1st Ceremonial Master
Michael R. Wolzmuth
Noble Michael R. Wolzmuth – born in Rome April 28, 1968 to James R. and Carole Wolzmuth, Grew up in North Bay and Camden New York. Educated Camden Central Schools, graduating in 1986. Earned an Associates Degree at Mohawk Valley Community College in Criminal Justice 1989.
2nd Ceremonial Master
John P. Smith
Noble John P. Smith – born in Utica, N.Y. on December 17, 1987 to Gary and Josephine Smith, growing up in Westmoreland, N.Y..
Robert J Verdon II
Noble Robert J. Verdon II – born in Utica, NY January 27, 1991 to Robert and Linda Verdon grew up in Deerfield, NY before moving to Waterville, NY in his early teens.
Captain of the Guard
Noble Dan Rena- born in Utica, NY on March 18, 1988 to Leonard and Linda Rena. Dan was raised and attended public school in Rome. Currently Lives in Whitesboro.
William R. Williams Sr.
Noble William R. Williams, Sr. was appointed Director of Ziyara Temple by Potentate John S. Friedel at the recommendation of the Director’s Staff in 1987.g.
Philip M. Schaeffer
To those Nobles who are not acquainted with Ziyara’s Recorder Emeritus, we present Philip Schaeffer, who was elected on June 15, 1996, to succeed Illustrious Sir William H. Griffith in this important office.