Past Exaulted Rule Association (PERA)

PERA Purpose

This Association is organized under the authority of the Grand Lodge and shall stand ready at all times to give counsel, advice and aid to the Lodge and its Officers.  

The purpose of the Past Exalted Rulers Association is to foster the spirit of good fellowship among the Officers and members of the Lodge; to render experienced counsel and assistance to the Lodge Officers, thereby keeping the administration of the Lodge in safe and capable hands; and to make the Lodge a credit to the Community and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America.

PERA Charity Events

Visit our calendar, like our Facebook page, or the Lodge 823 newsletter (contact our office to signup) for announcements and dates on PERA charity events.

Donated $1000 to Clark County Food Bank from PERA events

$1,000 was given to Keri Adams, a dedicated youth volunteer who is currently attending WSU.

  • Vern Boespflug Crab Feed
  • White Elephant Auction
  • Past Exalted Ruler Lodge Meeting Night
  • Tom & Jerry Night (Officers and PERs Competition)

Current PERA Officers

PERA President:  Ron Taylor

PERA Secretary: Debra Hoose

PERA Treasurer: Linda Boone

We mourn the recent loss of one of our Past Exalted Rulers. May you rest in peace.

Keith Laurent

Past Exalted Ruler
Lodge Organist
Lodge Ritual Coach

We mourn Past Exalted Rulers who perished in 2020 Due to Covid19 Virus Pandemic

Ray Jara

Past Exalted Ruler and District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler

Doug Rhay

Past Exalted Ruler

Elks Care Elks Share

2150Donated Stuffed Anmails
35000Dollars to Veterans
251Food Boxes
3650Scholarship Dollars