Officers of the Lodge

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Master

W. Bro. Grant Martin

The Worshipful Master sits in the east, symbolic of the rising sun, and presides over the lodge, like a chairman.  

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Immediate Past Master

Peter Longbottom

W. Bro. Peter Longbottom PPJGD

Although not actually an office (as the position is his by right), the IPM is normally the previous Master and acts as a guide and support to the Master when needed. He sits on the immediate left of the Worshipful Master.

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Senior Warden

Bro. Gary Powell

The Senior Warden sits in the west, symbolic of the setting sun, and assists the Worshipful Master in opening, closing and managing the lodge. He is the second in command.  

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Junior Warden

W. Bro Charlesworth PPJGW

The Junior Warden sits in the south, symbolic of the position of the sun at midday.  As third in command of the Lodge he assists the Worshipful Master and Senior Warden in their duties.

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Chaplain

W. Bro. Gordon Hibbert PPGReg

The principal duty of the Chaplain is to lead the Lodge in the devotional part of its activities.

Treasurer

W. Bro. Spreckley

The role of the Treasurer is to keep the accounts, collect annual dues from the members, pay bills, and forward annual dues to the Grand Lodge.

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Secretary

W. Bro. Steven Kimber

The Secretary's official duties include issuing the summons (a formal notice of an impending meeting, with time, date and agenda), recording meeting minutes, completing statistical returns to the Grand Lodge, and advising the Worshipful Master on matters of procedure.

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Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Stephen Redhead

The Director of Ceremonies is responsible for ensuring that our ceremonies are carried out with dignity and decorum.


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Almoner

W. Bro. David Broadhead

The 'Almoner'  is responsible for the well-being of lodge members and their families. He remains in contact with members who are unwell, and also maintains a discreet presence in the lives of widows of former members, so that the lodge may readily assist them should they find themselves in any particular need.


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Charity Steward

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W. Bro Glew

All lodges are charged with maintaining an appropriate level of charitable giving to good causes. The Charity Steward is responsible for encouraging the members to give generously, as well as leading discussions about the appropriate recipients of the lodge's charitable donations.

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Senior Deacon

W.Bro. Cunningham

The principal duties of the Senior Deacon are to conduct candidates around the Lodge and speak for them during certain ceremonies and to assist the Worshipful Master.

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Junior Deacon

Bro. Nick Batty

The office of Junior Deacon is similar in many respects to that of Senior Deacon. 


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Assistant Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Elliott PPJGW

To assist the Director of Ceremonies in ensuring that our ceremonies are carried out with dignity and decorum.


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Assistant Secretary

Bro. Lockwood

The role of the Assistant Secretary is to help and understudy the Secretary. 


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Inner Guard

Bro. Charlesworth

Sits just inside the door of the Lodge. He is responsible for checking that all those who enter the Lodge are qualified to do so.

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Stewards

W. Bro. Jim Batty PSGD, PAPGM 


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Bro. Kubalik 


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Bro. Ward

These are the first office held in the Lodge. The Stewards’ main function is to assist at the dinner following the Lodge meeting (the Festive Board).


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Tyler

Mark Walton

W. Bro. Walton

The Tyler is sometimes known as the 'Outer Guard' of the lodge. His duty is to guard the door (from the outside), and ensure that only those who are duly qualified manage to gain entry into the lodge meeting. He also prepares candidates for their admission.

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