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Daylight Lodge No. 232 F.& A.M. | t: 253.224.5520 | Seattle, WA.

V∴W∴ Sam Ali – Worshipful Master

Sam-aliDaylight‘s youngest elected officer and now leader of Daylight Lodge, Sam has previously served the lodge as Senior Steward, Marshal, Senior Deacon, Junior Warden, and Senior Warden. A Project Manager in what he calls “The Cloud” he was working as a network engineer when he joined the Lodge and is very representative of much of the Lodge‘s membership. He is a native of Tacoma, born there in 1981. He petitioned for membership after finding this web site and was Raised as a Master Mason on April 21, 2007. Sam has proven to be an outstanding ritualist, winning this Jurisdictions Senior Wardens Ritual Competition in 2013.

Sam has shown real leadership among Seattle Masons since joining the lodge.  He organized the Lodge‘s participation in the ROOTS program at the University Methodist Church where Daylighters cook breakfast two Sundays a month for homeless kids. He organized an outreach program for making contacts with University of Washington Fraternities and talking to their members about Masonry. And in 2013, Sam drove Daylights application endeavors for the jurisdictions first Lodge Achievement in Outstanding Performance Award, resulting in Daylight winning this award in it’s inaugural year.  His commitment to being involved in community charities and doing something for those in need began at a very young age when he and his mom would volunteer at soup kitchens and work with the Habitat for Humanity programs. This dedication to community service has carried into his Masonic life, always mindful of the Masonic charge that every person has a claim on his good offices; to do good unto all. He is also a member of University Lodge 141, Oriental Chapter 19 Royal Arch Masons, and the Grand Lodge Technology Committee.

In 2015, Sam was asked to step in and fill the role of Deputy of the Grand Master in District 5. This he did with his usual style and helped foster great cross district visitation and collaboration.

Currently, Sam is serving as one of 3 collared Grand Lodge Officers from Daylight Lodge. He was tapped by M∴W∴ Jim Mendoza to serve as Grand Marshal.