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

Richard Seeder

Exalted Ruler

Thomas Langland

Leading Knight

Sally Yates

Loyal Knight

Katie Kinman

Lecturing Knight

Julie Seeder


Adele Lee

Treasurer, Check Signer

Dan Radley

1-Year Trustee

Jim Henry

3-Year Trustee

Daryll Gibson

2-Year Trustee

Sean Carpenter


Fred Tinker

Inner Guard

Colleen Stueve


Kathy Jimenez

PER Association President

Debra Austin

Emblem Club President

Darla Aiken-Tinker