Bro. Jason M. Richards is an accomplished and dedicated Freemason, with a passion for the history and evolution of the craft. He was raised in 2012 in Acacia Lodge No. 16 in Clifton, VA, where he served as Past Master. He is also an active member of The Colonial Lodge No. 1821 in Washington, DC and La Fayette Lodge No. 79 in Zanesville, OH. Bro. Jason's areas of expertise include Masonic mythos, esotericism, and the history of Freemasonry worldwide.
In 2012, Bro. Jason co-founded The Masonic Roundtable, which has become a popular platform for discussing all things Masonic, and is now entering its 9th year on the air. Additionally, he co-founded Esotericon, a pre-eminent conference that celebrates occult and esoteric scholarship, although it is not exclusive to Masonry.
Bro. Jason has contributed extensively to the world of Masonic publishing, having written for several blogs and edited numerous books and publications, including “The Fraternal Review.” He was an emeritus contributor to the Midnight Freemasons blog and has written for the Grand Lodge of DC blog “The Voice.”
In his personal life, Bro. Jason resides in Virginia with his wife, son, and cats, and is known for his love of bow ties, which he collects in his ever-expanding collection. His dedication to the craft and extensive knowledge make him a valuable asset to the Masonic community.