Andy was initiated into the Bangor Elks Lodge #244 in November of 1982.
He was appointed Chaplain in 1983, served on numerous Lodge committees and progressed through the chairs to become Exalted Ruler in 1986. He was Exalted Ruler again in 1993.
On the State level he has been the State Public Relations Chairman, the Government Relations Chairman, and State Hoop Shoot Director. He has served as 3rd Vice, 2nd Vice, 1st Vice and was elected State President in 1997.
In 1998 he was appointed to the Grand Lodge Government Relations Committee representing all of Area 1. He served on that committee for 4 years acting as its Chairman during the last two years.
Andy served as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for Maine North in 2000-2001.
In 2002 he was elected to the position of Grand Inner Guard and served the Grand Lodge under the direction of then Grand Exalted Ruler Roger True.
In 2007 Andy was appointed as Special Representative for Maine North by then Grand Exalted Ruler Louis Sulsberger. He held that position until 2016.
In 2016 Andy was appointed as Special Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for the State of Maine by then Grand Exalted Ruler Michael Zellen.
He continues to hold that position and was elected Chairman of the Grand Lodge Special Deputies group in 202