District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler Debbie Oskin will be making her official visit to Ely Elks Lodge #1469 on August 22, 2019. She will be accompanied by her Grand Esquire J.J. Lynch PER and Grand Auditor Sue Buffamonte, with all the visitors to meet with Ely Lodge’s Exalted Ruler Andre Paez.
All members are invited to attend the meeting, where she will speak on the goals of the current National Leader, Robert Duitsman of Culver City, CA. She will also report on the condition
of the Lodge and make suggestions for improvement.
Oskin is a 13 year member of the Order of Elks and was initiated into Mesquite Lodge #2811 in 2006. She has served as Lecturing, Loyal and Leading Knight and Exalted Ruler twice of Mesquite Lodge #2811. She has been the NSEA Accident Prevention Chair and served as Treasurer, Vice-President and President of the NSEA PER Association.
She is married to her husband Bill Oskin of 21 years who was an inspector with the U.S. Marshal’s Service. Oskin is a retired police detective Sergeant with the Pittsburgh. PA police department. She was a patrol officer, detective and Sergeant in addition to being an undercover narcotics officer and an arson task force investigator.
She is looking forward to the new challenges and opportunities to serve Elkdom in her position as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler (South).
Oskin has been appointed for this position of responsibility in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks because of her past dedication to her fraternal lodge and the Nevada State Elks
Association. Grand Exalted Ruler Duitsman made the appointment official at the 155th annual convention of the Order at St. Louis, MO. in July 2019.