Bro. Paul Rutherford, 33°, serves as Personal Representative to the SGIG in the Omaha Valley. He is a member of the Cathedral Association and is General Class Director at each Reunion.
Paul D. Rutherford, 33°
Personal Representative to the SGIG
Bro. Rutherford, a native of Nebraska was one of four children to Ray and Ann Rutherford. His father was an active Mason dedicating much time to the Tangier Shrine Legion of Honor and served many years as Treasurer of the Omaha Home for Boys Board. This gave Bro. Paul a big exposure to Masonry early in life. He is a graduate of Westside High School and received a degree in Business and Real Estate Management from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Bro. Paul started his Masonic career when he was “Raised” as a Master Mason in Shiloh Lodge #327 in 1995. He immediately became involved in the Fraternity. He is Past Master of Shiloh Lodge and served as Secretary for many years. Soon after joining Shiloh, he petitioned Scottish Rite. The next year he joined the 14° degree team taking the part of Venerable Master. He has since become 14° Director and now serves as Reunion Class Director. He was invested with the Knight Commander of the Court of Honour (KCCH) in 2001 and was coroneted a 33° Inspector General Honorary in 2005.
He also joined Tangier Shrine and is a member of the Racer Unit who parades in little race cars. He was also elected to the Board of Trustees of the Omaha Home for Boys and later to the Board of Directors. He serves on the Planned Giving, Inspiration Hill, Property and House Committees.
At Scottish Rite he is counsel to the General Secretary and helps with determining budgets and other changes about the Valley.
Following college, Bro. Paul started work for N. P. Dodge Real Estate in their Property Management Division. He has since worked for Grubb & Ellis/Pacific Realty and now Lund Property Management managing the Landmark Building in downtown Omaha.
He also serves or has served as an officer of several business related organizations. Bro. Paul and his lovely Lady, Becky, were married in 1991 and have two children, son Aidan and daughter Laryssa. They are busy with school, church and other social activities.