M.W.Bro. Robert D. Elsloo, P.G.M.
Bob is a Shriner, Order of the Eastern Star member, an active 33º Scottish Rite Mason served as Venerable Master for the Lodge of Perfection in 2003 and Director General at Denver Consistory. He an active York Rite Mason, Past Grand Master of the Grand Council of Colorado, represented the NW Region for the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International and currently serving as Very Eminent Deputy Grand Commander with the Grand Commandery of Colorado.
His 30-year career as a mapmaker for the U.S. Geological Survey, he served as senior cartographer tasked with editing all topographic maps and supervising map production covering the western US, Alaska, Hawaii and Pacific Islands.
Bob earned his Eagle Scout Award in 1967, is a life member of the National Eagle Scouts Association, a Vigil Order of the Arrow member, and was an adult leader having over 18 years with the BSA, from Tiger Cubs to Explorer Scouts, and on many outdoor and training committees and events. He was active in church teaching youth Sunday school classes, was Church School Superintendent, coached developmental and competitive youth soccer teams and was a United States Soccer Federation R-2 referee for over 10 years.
Bob is an active member and co-founder of the U.S. Corps of Topographical Engineers, founded in 1995, a non-profit educational corporation interpreting the historic explorations of western North America, participating in events nationwide for the National Park Service, state historic associations, public and private schools, civic organizations, and community events. He is trained in the use of, and demonstrates 19th century artillery, and trained by USGS and NPS in curatorial and archival preservation techniques participating in research in museums across the country.
Bob enjoys a lifelong interest in military aviation history, holds a Gold Life Membership in the Commemorative Air Force, and served 4 years as Public Information officer and newsletter editor for the CAF Mile High Wing in Colorado and helped maintain WW-II aircraft in flyable condition.
Bob and his lady Debbie enjoy three sons and two granddaughters. They make their home in Sterling, Colorado and enjoy visiting historic parks and museums, participating in living history events, and have played roles in documentary movies shown in theaters, on television, and at National Parks sites.
Grand Lodge of Colorado A.F. & A.M.
1130 Panorama Drive,
Colorado Springs, Colorado. 80904
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Fax Number: (719) 484-8993
January 24 and 26, 2019