Raised in Connecticut, R.W. Michael Jarzabek is a member of several Massachusetts lodges.
He is a Past Master of Brigham Lodge in Ludlow. He is also a member of Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, The Meadows Lodge in East Longmeadow, and The Massachusetts Lodge of Research.
He is a Past Junior Grand Warden of The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Lodges of Instruction for the same Grand Lodge.
He is a Past Thrice Potent Master of Evening Star Lodge of Perfection in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
In addition to the Scottish Rite he is a member of York Rite and the Shrine.
He has been published by several Masonic publications including; The Trowel, Living Stones Magazine, The Midnight Freemasons and the Trowel Magazine.
He has spoke at many Lodges about a variety of topics the pinnacle of which was a panel with Robert Johnson and Greg Kaminsky at Masonic Con in 2018.
In March 2019 he, Ryan Flynn, and Bryan Simmons started a podcast titled “Arts, Parts, and Points: An Exchange of Masonic Ideas”.
He lives with his lovely wife, Beth, and beautiful daughter, Amelia, in Ludlow, Massachusetts. He works as an electrician.
Michael is available to speak at tiled and untiled events local to the within the Massachusetts area. For non-local events up to 4 hours’ driving distance (or farther away if flying) away from the Massachusetts area, he respectfully requests that lodging and travel costs be reimbursed at a minimum. Travel is limited to weekends for the most part but some exceptions may be considered. He is also available to do presentations virtually.