Dewey R. Preslar
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Dewey R. Preslar, Jr., PGM
Preslar was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina to Dewey R. and Geraldine Carter Preslar. He lives in Salisbury with his wife Terrie where they are members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. They have two children and two grandchildren.
The Wingate College graduate and former vice president of a southeastern grocery chain is currently owner and president of Preslar Risk Services, Inc., a risk management consulting rm and executive director for the North Carolina Self-Insurance Security Association.
In his community, Preslar has served in many capacities including as a member of the vestry and convention delegate of his church, as a Little League and Pee Wee coach, account manager for United Way campaign, and president and area governor for Toastmasters. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Toastmaster recognition.
Preslar is a member of Andrew Jackson 576, and Orphans 761. He received his degrees in Andrew Jackson Lodge in 1988 and served as master there in 1993. He is chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rowan County Masonic Scholarship Fund and past district deputy grand master of the old 44th Masonic District. He is a York Rite and Scottish Rite (33 ?) Mason and a member of many of their honors organizations. He is a member of Oasis Shrine. He has served in many offices and capacities for the organizations.
Preslar has served the Grand Lodge in many capacities both before and after his appointment to line by then Grand Master Graham W. Pervier in 2005. He has, among other duties, been a member of the Board of General Purposes, Committee on Masonic Jurisprudence, Committee on Finance, and our Grand Lodge representative to both the George Washington National Masonic Memorial and the Masonic Service Association. He was on the
Board of Directors of WhiteStone and was president of the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford.
Avaliable Program: Brother Dewey has a passion for our Masonic Home for Children at Oxford and is more than happy to discuss its operations and successes.