1st Ceremonial Master
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.
On October 6, 2007 he married the former Christa L. Gates at the Vienna United Methodist Church in Vienna, New York. They have been blessed with two children, Caroline Elizabeth born in 2008 and Jack Monroe, born in 2014.
From 2004- 2012 Ross was employed by Harden Furniture in McConnellsville, NY as their Communications Manager. Currently, Ross is employed by Northern Safety & Industrial in Frankfort, NY as a Web Content Editor.
Ross was raised a Master Mason on October 15th, 2011 at Baron Steuben Lodge No. 264. His home lodge is Philanthropic Lodge No. 164, located in Camden, New York. Ross is currently serving as Worshipful Master of Philanthropic Lodge, and Senior Warden at Baron Steuben Lodge where he is an affiliate member. He is also a member of Darius Chapter #144 Royal Arch Masons. Ross was created a Noble of Ziyara Shrine in the Spring of 2012, and soon after became a member of the Keystone Kops Parade Unit.