Credentials – The Grand Lodge of Virginia


Charter: The Grand Lodge Committee on Credentials is called into service for each Grand Annual Communication or at the discretion of the Grand Master.

Duties: Its duties are to keep a correct list of all delegates from subordinate Lodges, Past Masters, District Deputy Grand Masters, Grand Representatives and others proper to be listed, in attendance at each Grand Annual Communication held annually in November. Prior to the closing of each Annual Communication, it shall make a report to the Grand Secretary, providing the breakdown of attendees.

Membership: The Grand Lodge Committee on Credentials is comprised of six members appointed by the Grand Master.

Committee Members: 

Harold Rosen Smiley, Chairman

Frederick Russell Dixon

Scott Lyons Fielding

John David Petrie, II

For further information on this Committee, please contact the Committee Chairman.