John A. Cinotto
Shriners Hospitals for Children
John A. Cinotto
John A. Cinotto of Westfield, Ind., is currently serving his 12th term as a member the Boards of Directors for Shriners International and Shriners Hospitals for Children.
was named Jr. Past Imperial Potentate during the Shriners'
2014 Imperial Session, held in Minneapolis July 6 - July 10.
In this role, he also serves as part of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees.
He served as Imperial Potentate in 2013 - 2014.
was raised a Master Mason at Pentalpha Lodge #564.
He is a member of the York Rite and in 2000 was honored with the 33rd Degree of the Scottish Rite.
Cinotto became a member of Murat Shriners in Indianapolis, Ind., 1981 and served on the temple's Divan for 10 years.
In 2001, Cinotto served as the temple's Potentate.
Cinotto has held numerous temple offices, including president of the Reception Unit, Chairman of House and Grounds, Chairman of the Indy 500, and Circus Chairman.
As an Imperial Officer, Cinotto has served as Chairman of Special Purpose and Fundraising Committee, Chairman of Donor Relations, and Chairman of Public Relations.
Cinotto has also served as member of the Buildings and Equipment committee for 10 years, Salary, Personnel and Retirement, Special Task for Hospital Reorganization, and the Future Committee of Shriners International.
In the Shrine Circus and Fundraising Association
held offices of both president and secretary.
Cinotto was founder of Teocalli #500 Indianapolis and served as its Camaxtli in both 1997 and 1998.
is also a Past Chief Supreme Tlaloc in the Order of Quetzalcoatl and received the Order of Knights, Eagles and Tigers award in 1998.
has been awarded the DeMolay Legion of Honor and served on the DeMolay Foundation
In 2013, Cinotto
was honored by the International Legions of Honor with the Distinguished Service Award.
Cinotto served in the U.S. Army as member of the Cold Weather Training Force stationed in Ft. Greely, Alaska, and received Honorable Discharge as a Sergeant E6.
has been in the construction business for 46 years as an acoustical consultant and manufacturer's representative.
He is the owner of CDS of Indiana, an acoustical company.
He is a past director and board member of the Interior Construction Association of North America and a past member and director of the Construction Specification Institute.
Cinotto attended Joliet Junior College and Lewis College, majoring in Business Management and Accounting.
In his community, Cinotto served as president of the Nora Little League.
He was also on the Mayor's Committee on Renovation of the Murat Theater.
An Eagle Scout with three Palms and an Explorer Silver Award, he was glad to serve as neighborhood commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America.
not performing his
Masonic or community duties, Cinotto
can be found horseback riding or saltwater fishing.
wife Margaret have been married 30 years.