The Divan

our leadership - the divan

The Board of Directors for Osman Shriners is called The Divan. The Divan is comprised of 12 officers, 7 elected and 5 appointed. The President of the Board is titled the Illustrious Potentate. Each officer of the Divan is assigned to specific Clubs and Units as their liaison to the board, other than the Illustrious Potentate, Treasurer, and Recorder.

The Divan

Elected Divan

Illustrious Potentate: James Gratias (Connie)

Chief Rabban:  Michael Meyer

  • Directors Staff
  • Winona Area Shrine Club
  • Crown Jewel

Assistant Rabban:  Ryan Colligan (Audrey)

  • Osman Cycle Corps
  • Saint Paul Zagalas
  • East Center Shrine Club

High Priest & Prophet:  Brian Miller (Laurie)

  • Friendly Valley Shrine Club
  • Mighty Mites
  • Sportsman’s Club
  • Pipe Band

Oriental Guide:  Wiley Davis (Shelly)

  • Cannon Valley Shrine Club
  • Club & Units
  • Provost Guard

Treasurer:  Dan Flicek (Kathy)

Recorder:  Roger Robinson, PP

Appointed Divan

1st Ceremonial Master: Greg Sailer (Chris)

  • Austin Oriental Band
  • Austin Shrine Club
  • Clowns

2nd Ceremonial Master:  Paul M. Peterson (Patti)

  • St Cloud Go-Karts
  • St. Cloud Shrine Club
  • St. Cloud Zagalas
  • Legion of Honor

Marshal:  Eric Mundt (Cori)

  • Mankato Shrine Club
  • Mankato T-Birds
  • Sheiks
  • Albert Lea Shrine Club & Cars

Captain of the Guard:  Neil Clymer (Denise)

  • Alexandria Shrine Club
  • Alexandria Calliope and Four Wheelers
  • Bowler Boys Cigar Club

Outer Guard:  Chris Chopp

  • Provost Guard
  • Osman Membership