About Us

150 years & counting

The mission of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the U.S.A. is: To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share..

Part of the community we love...

Since 1960, the Lynnwood Elks #2171 has been a beloved part of the community. Our members are involved in a number of charitable and community activities each year. 

Our Leadership

Jim Henry

Exalted Ruler

Mike Shosky

Leading Knight

Julie Seeder

Loyal Knight

Harvey Forman

Lecturing Knight

Jerry Cote


Adele Lee


Arnold Smith


Richard Seeder


Michael Ernst


Chuck Hart

Inner Guard

Sally Yates


Kathy Jimenez