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PER Association Officers 2021-2022

President: John P. Simko PDD Derby Lodge No. 571
1st Vice President: Seth Miller PDD Middletown Lodge No. 771
2nd Vice President: Denise Johnson PER Southington Lodge No. 1669
3rd Vice President: Lysa Molnar PER Putnam, Lodge No. 574
4th Vice President: Ray Dunbar, PER Branford Lodge No. 1939
Secretary: Robert Ferone Sr. PDD New Britain Lodge No. 36
Treasurer: Edward Baranyai, Jr. PDD Bridgeport Lodge No. 36
Chaplain: Liz Thomas PER Rockville Lodge No. 1359
Sergeant at Arms: Michael Johnson PDD  Southington Lodge No. 1669
Inner Guard: Joseph Frederick PER Manchester Lodge No. 1893


The Connect Elks Past Exalted Rulers Association provides the Peter T. Affatato/CT. PER Association Scholarship each year to a Connecticut student in need.  In addition, the association makes yearly donations to the American School for the Deaf, the CEA Major Projects, and to the Elks National Foundation in the name of the newly installed Grand Exalted Ruler.  


CEA PER Association Constitution

CEA PER Association Application for Membership