1021 Discovery Way North Venice, Florida 34275


Venice-Nokomis Elks Lodge #1854

Venice-Nokomis Elks #1854


Interested in Becoming an Elk?

Membership in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks offers many benefits and rewards. Not only do you get the satisfaction and pleasure of giving back to your community in a meaningful way through all the charitable work our lodges engage in, you get to do it with the Best People On Earth.         

                                     Make a Difference... Find Your Passion... Join us!


Exalted Ruler: Mary  E. R. Vinsh, ER                       Inner Guard: Carol Ahmann

Leading Knight:  Sherie Gillum                                  Tiler: Dee Greer                

Loyal Knight: TBD                                                             5 Year Trustee: Nick Rosato

Lecturing Knight: Ron Salisbury                               4 Year Trustee: Christa Haskell

Secretary:      TBD                                                              3 Year Trustee: David Weinberger

Treasurer:  Fredi Goldman                                           2 Year Trustee: Shirley Yawn

Esquire: Donna Linder                                                   1 Year Trustee: Ken Bird, PER

Chaplain:  Missy Carfield


District Vice President                                                 District Deputy

Steve Carruthers                                                                    Joe Cooper 

941-416-7723                                                                    941-320-5607   

stevecusmc@gmail.com                                              joe.cooper99@gmail.com

Elks Statutory & Lodge Committees

Auditing & Accounting: Josh Jacob, David Vinsh,  Cathy Ferney

Drug Awareness:     Donna Linder                                     Community Activities: Laura Wood                   

Flag Day:  Dee Greer                                                                  ENF:  David Vinsh

ENF Scholarship: Laura Wood                                             Government Relations: Shirley Yawn

Harry-Anna:    Dave Gillum,PER                                          Elks Memorial Day:   Gary Wagner

Hoop Shoot: Stephen Schaffer         

Fraternal Committee:  Steve Schaffer                     

Lodge Activities:  Sherie Gillum/Carol Ahmann          Youth Activities: David Vinsh                      

Orientation:      Sherie Gillum                                                  Public Relations: Cathy  Ferney

State Major Projects:    Dave Gillum                                  Accident Prevention: David Vinsh          

Ritual:       Mary Vinsh                                                                   Soccer Shoot:  Josh Jacob

Membership: Cathy Ferney,  Ron Salisbury

Standing Relief: Mary ER Vinsh, ER,, Sherie  Gillum, James Miller, Ron Salisbury,  

Veterans: Dave Gillum , PER, Nick Rosato, 

By-Laws:  Mary ER Vinsh, ER, Dave Gillum PER, Dave Weinberger