John has been General Degree director, served as Venerable Master of the Lodge of Perfection in 2007, and has been active with the 8° and 14° teams.



John T. Maxell, 33°

General Secretary

I’m the General Secretary for Omaha Valley of the Scottish Rite of Omaha. My responsible are the following, but not limited to; oversee the day to day operation of the Omaha Valley, protect the assets of the build and contents, manage the staff, oversee the membership, help with fundraisers, work with the Cathedral Board and the Foundation Board. I was born in South Dakota parents moved to Omaha when was three attend School in Bellevue and College in Omaha. Became a Master Mason, Scottish Rite Mason, and Shriner in 1995. Was Knight as KCCH in 2005, a 33° Scottish Rite Mason in 2011. And served has the Grand Master of Grand Lodge of Nebraska in 2015-2016.

My Wife and I have one son Jason and four grandkids two boys and two girls. We have boxer dog name Gracie who runs our house.