Elected Grand Lodge Officers

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Grand Master

MW Vernon Stuart Cook

GRAND MASTER OF VIRGINIA 2016 - 2017 172nd Grand Master of Masons in Virginia Most Worshipful Vernon Stuart Cook It is my great privilege and honor to serve as…

Deputy Grand Master

RW Gary Wallace Taylor

Gary Wallace Taylor was born in Norfolk, Virginia on July 17, the youngest of three children of Armand Milton and Evelyn Taylor, Sr. He graduated from Granby High School in…

Grand Senior Warden

RW William Edward Hershey, Jr.

Right Worshipful William Edward "Bill" Hershey, Jr. was elected as the Grand Junior Deacon of the Grand Lodge of Virginia on Saturday, November 8, 2014. William Edward Hershey, Jr., was…

Grand Junior Warden

RW Douglas Vernon Jones

Douglas Vernon Jones was born in Richmond, Virginia, on October 4. He graduated from Deep Creek High School and attended courses at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.…

Grand Senior Deacon

RW James Winfield Golladay, Jr.

James Winfield Golladay, Jr. was born in Winchester, Virginia, on September 1. He graduated from James Wood High School in 1963 and completed post-graduate work at Randolph-Macon Academy in 1964.…

Grand Junior Deacon

RW Donald Ellis Strehle

Donald Ellis Strehle was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, March 28. He is the third son of the late Frank E. Strehle and the late Thelma G. Strehle. Brother Strehle…

Grand Treasurer

MW John Mason Chambliss, Jr.

Most Worshipful John Mason Chambliss, Jr. was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina on October 6. He graduated from Central of Lunenburg in Victoria, Virginia and earned his Bachelor of…

Grand Secretary

MW Alan Wayne Adkins

Most Worshipful Alan Wayne Adkins was born in Stuart, Virginia, on January 30. He graduated from Stuart High School, received an A.A. Degree in Business Administration from Ferrum College and…

Appointed Grand Lodge Officers

Administrative Assistant to the Grand Master
Wor. J. Thomas Wadkins, III

Grand Marshal
Bro. Thomas Alexander Clark

Grand Chaplain
RW Barrye Lane Absher

Grand Lecturer
RW Hoen McGuire Edwards, Jr.

Assistant Grand Lecturer
RW Doyle Lee Miller

Grand Provost
Wor. Paul Alan Miller

Grand Pursuivant
RW Thomas Edward Lasher

Grand Purveyor
RW Samuel Emmett Dunn

Grand Senior Steward
RW Linwood Ray Spears

Grand Junior Steward
RW Jack Kayle Lewis

Grand Organist
Bro. Donald Francis Moro, Jr.

Grand Physician
Wor. Samuel Moseley Jones

Grand Tiler
Wor. George Sanchez Alcaraz

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