At the Masonic Charities Office of Mission Advancement and Development, we strive to provide you with the latest resources available to realize your estate and charitable planning potential. Our Gift Planning Team has over 100 years of experience in the gift planning field and have helped 1,000+ individuals through the estate and gift planning process. Start your journey to estate and charitable giving success today by contacting our office to reach one of our Gift Planning Professionals. We look forward to working with you.
Nicholas K. Mahler, Vice President Office of Mission Advancement & Development
Nick joined the Masonic Villages in 2015 as director of sales, admissions and outreach, serving most recently as the director of outreach and member services. Nick is a graduate of Penn State University and holds a master's degree in business administration from Elizabethtown College. He is a member of Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682.
Joyce Michelfelder, CAP®, Director of Gift Planning
Joyce has been a member of the Gift Planning Department since 2004 and is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® with over 35 years of experience in all aspects of fundraising. Her primary focus is to work with individuals in pursuing their charitable goals through estate planning. She received a BA degree in liberal arts from Temple University with her concentration in physical science. She is a member of the Order of Eastern Star Signet Chapter No. 129, Philadelphia, PA.
Linda M. Jackson, Director of Philanthropic and Widows Support
Linda Jackson joined Masonic Villages as relations administrator in 2019 and has served as director of philanthropic and widows support since 2022. Her goal is to connect with Masonic donors and widows and provide them with information about available resources to meet their needs, as well as to grow the Widows' Guild across Pennsylvania into a network of support to ensure no member feels alone in life's journey. Linda holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Penn State University.
Joyce E. May, Director of Annual Giving and Operations
Joyce May joined the Masonic Villages in 1982 and served in several positions in the finance department and the Office of Mission Advancement and Development until 2006, when she was promoted to the position of director of annual giving and operations. With more than 41 years with the organization, Joyce has experienced a lot of transformations, but what has not changed is her goal is to help individuals meet their interests in supporting the mission of the Masonic Charities.
Office of Mission Advancement and Development
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2199
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