Director's Staff

Nile Shrine Directors Staff

The Director's Staff unit has custody of the Shrine candidates for initiation during various phases of the Hot Sands Ceremonial and conducts the candidates through the Second Section of the Ceremonial, also known as the "Moslem Test".This unit also performs other duties as requested by the Potentate which include the setting up and organizing of the annual Shrine Center Family Picnic. Short two hour working parties throughout the year help to maintain the beauty of the Nile Shrine Center.

Bob Gunther Working on Engine   Bob Gunther Working on Engine

Bob Gunther is here working on the new and recalcitrant engine for the antique 1948 fire engine (seen below) that will again be seen in local parades. All work and no play is not what we are about as you shall discover when you join us.

Shrine Hospitals 1948 Fire Engine

Plans and Projects

  • Family Picnic
  • Christmas Party
  • Bothell Parade
  • Mountlake Terrace Parade
  • Lake City Parade
  • Ballard, West Seattle, Torchlight Parade
  • Erect the Ceremonial Tent
  • Continue Firewood gathering and splitting


The Director's Staff meets on the first Tuesday at 3pm and third Tuesday at 5:00 PM at the Nile Shrine Center.