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The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Nova Scotia
With Jurisdiction over Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Board of General Purposes

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Members 2016/2017

Chairman / Grand King R. Ex. Comp. Alan  D. Jarvis
Grand High Priest M. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson
Grand Scribe M. Ex. Comp. James Fraser III
Grand Treasurer R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge
Grand Secretary M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard
Grand Archivist R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend
Grand Historian R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk
Grand Lecturer R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey
M. Ex. Companions  
1965/1966 W. Marshall Black
1986/1987 Gerald A. Riley
1987/1988 H. C. Lindsay Woodhams
1990/1991 W. Job Parsons
1993 Lawrin C. Armstrong (Hon)
1996/1997 W. Eric Ingaham
1997 Philip H. Henderson (Hon)
1998/1999 Earle C. MacDonald
2001/2002 Donald E. MacLean
2003 John R. Dollimount (Hon)
2003/2004 Roy E. Lively
2004 George I. H. Mason (Hon)
2004/2005 Tabor J. Caulier
2005/2006 T. Ronald Tallon
2006/2007 E. Carson Jackson
2007/2008 J. Hugh D. Palmer
2009/2010 Terence S. Read
2010/2011 George R. O’Leary
2011/2012 Gary C. Patterson
2012/2013 Charles E. E. Rutt
2013 Fred W. Richard (Hon)
2013/2014 M. R. Bob MacDonald
2014/2015 Peter G. Outhouse
2015/2016 Donald R. MacKay
District Grand Superintendents
District No. 1 Rt. Ex. Comp. Gordon T. O'Hearn
District No. 2 Rt. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
District No. 3 Rt. Ex. Comp. Robin C. Lawrie
District No. 5 Rt. Ex. Comp. Shadi Sahely
   
Elected Members  
  R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens
  V. Ex. Comp. William A. Lightfoot
  V. Ex. Comp. Troy A. MacCulloch
   
Appointed Members  
  R. Ex. Comp. Michael J. Pegg
  R. Ex. Comp. Gary E. Bernard
  Ex. Comp. Robert G. MacDougall

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Boards and Committees 2016/2017

 Board of General Purposes – Members ex officio

Grand King – Chair Grand High Priest Grand Scribe
Grand Treasurer Grand Secretary Assistant Grand Secretary
Grand Archivist Grand Historian Grand Lecturer
All Past Grand High Priests and all District Grand Superintendents
Elected Members Appointed Members
R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens R. Ex. Comp. Michael J. Pegg
R. Ex. Comp. William A. Lightfoot R. Ex. Comp. Gary E. Bernard
V. Ex. Comp. Troy A. MacCulloch Ex. Comp. Robert G. MacDougall

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Jurisprudence Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. T. Ronald Tallon
M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley
M. Ex. Comp. Georga O'Leary
V. Ex. Comp. R. MacDougall
M. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens
R. Ex. Comp. William A. Lightfoot

Benevolence Committee

Chairman - M. Ex. Comp. D. MacLean
R. Ex. Comp. Gordon T. O'Hearn
R. Ex. Comp. Robin C. Lawrie
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex. Comp. Shadi Sahely

Sub-Committee: - Glaucoma Fund

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt
Vice Chair R. Ex. Comp Michael G.C. Lutes, Grand Chaplain
R. Ex. Comp. Bill A. Lightfoot
M. Ex. Comp. Sunmolu “Sonny” Beckley (Representative of G.C. of Newfoundland and Labrador)
The Glaucoma Committee will report to the Benevolence Committee Chairman who will, in turn, report to the Board of General Purposes.

Finance Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge, Grand Treasurer
M. Ex Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Terence S. Read
M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh Palmer

Archives Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend, Grand Archivist
R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk, Grand Historian
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
Ex. Comp. D. J. Morton

Ritual and Education Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey, Grand Lecturer
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
R. Ex. Comp. Gordon T. O'Hearn
R. Ex. Comp. Robin C. Lawrie
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex Comp. Shadi Sahely

Fraternal Relations Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
R. Ex. Comp. Donald O. Ripley
R. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
V. Ex. Comp. Bruce G. Cuco

Committee on the Condition of the Order

Chairman - M. Ex. Comp. M. R. Bob MacDonald
M. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Outhouse
M. Ex. Comp. Donald R. MacKay

Committee on Necrology

R. Ex. Comp. Michael C. J. Lutes, Grand Chaplain
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary

Awards Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. George R. O'Leary
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson
M. Ex. Comp. T. Ronlad Tallon

Audit Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. George R. O’Leary
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman
V. Ex. Comp. Glen R. Thompson

Grand Chapter Convocation Planning Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
Registration – Comp. Joseph W. Tozer and his Committee Members
Host Chapter, Royal William  Chapter No. 1
 R. Ex. Comp. E. V. Greenfield
 Comp. Stephen R. Smith
 R. Ex. Comp. Gary Bernard

Membership Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. James Fraser III, Grand Scribe
R. Ex. Comp. Gordon T. O"Hearn
R. Ex. Comp. Robin C. Lawrie
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex. Comp. Shadi Sahely

Public Relations Committee

Being reviewed by M. Ex. Comp. Gary C. Patterson

Website Committee

Webmaster – R. Ex. Comp. Robert H. Meyer

Representative Freemasons’ Hall Limited

M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley

Royal Arch Glaucoma Golf Tournament

M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer – Chairman, with power to add
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman

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Members 2015/2016


Chairman / Grand King R. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson
Grand High Priest M. Ex. Comp. Donald R. MacKay
Grand Scribe M. Ex. Comp. Alan D. Jarvis
Grand Treasurer R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge
Grand Secretary M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard
Grand Archivist R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend
Grand Historian R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk
Grand Lecturer R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey
M. Ex. Companions  
1965/1966 W. Marshall Black
1985/1986 Cecil E. Decker
1986/1987 Gerald A. Riley
1987/1988 H. C. Lindsay Woodhams
1990/1991 W. Job Parsons
1993 Lawrin C. Armstrong (Hon)
1995/1996 Harald R. K. Weiland
1996/1997 W. Eric Ingaham
1997 Philip H. Henderson (Hon)
1998/1999 Earle C. MacDonald
2000/2001 G. Barrie Maclellan
2001/2002 Donald E. MacLean
2003 John R. Dollimount (Hon)
2003/2004 Roy E. Lively
2004 George I. H. Mason (Hon)
2004/2005 Tabor J. Caulier
2005/2006 T. Ronald Tallon
2006/2007 E. Carson Jackson
2007/2008 J. Hugh D. Palmer
2008/2009 James E. Taylor
2009/2010 Terence S. Read
2010/2011 George R. O’Leary
2011/2012 Gary C. Patterson
2012/2013 Charles E. E. Rutt
2013 Fred W. Richard (Hon)
2013/2014 M. R. Bob MacDonald
2014/2015 Peter G. Outhouse
   
District Grand Superintendents
District No. 1 Rt. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
District No. 2 Rt. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
District No. 3 Rt. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
District No. 5 Rt. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy
   
Elected Members  
  R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens
  V. Ex. Comp. William A. Lightfoot
  V. Ex. Comp. Philip MacQueen
   
Appointed Members  
  R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
  R. Ex. Comp. William R. MacLeod
  Ex. Comp. Robert G. MacDougall


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Boards and Committees 2015/2016

 Board of General Purposes – Members ex officio

Grand King – Chair Grand High Priest Grand Scribe
Grand Treasurer Grand Secretary Assistant Grand Secretary
Grand Archivist Grand Historian Grand Lecturer
All Past Grand High Priests and all District Grand Superintendents
Elected Members Appointed Members
R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
R. Ex. Comp. William A. Lightfoot R. Ex. Comp. William R. MacLeod
R. Ex. Comp. Philip MacQueen Ex. Comp. Robert G. MacDougall

Jurisprudence Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. Gerald A. Riley (2 yrs)
R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay, (1 yr)
R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens (2 yrs)
M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer (3yr)
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson (3yr)
R. Ex. Comp. William R. MacLeod (3 yr)

Benevolence Committee

Chairman - M. Ex. Comp. H. C. Lindsay Woodhams
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy

Sub-Committee: - Glaucoma Fund

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. Gary C. Patterson
Chairman Emeritus - M. Ex. Comp. Harald R. J. Weiland
Vice Chair R. Ex. Comp Michael G.C. Lutes, Grand Chaplain
R. Ex. Comp. Bill A. Lightfoot
M. Ex. Comp. Sunmolu “Sonny” Beckley (Representative of G.C. of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Special Projects: M.E. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt
The Glaucoma Committee will report to the Benevolence Committee Chairman who will, in turn, report to the Board of General Purposes.

Finance Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge, Grand Treasurer
M. Ex Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Terence S. Read
R. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson


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Archives Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend, Grand Archivist
R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk, Grand Historian
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Lawrin C. Armstrong

Ritual and Education Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey, Grand Lecturer
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex Comp. Donald R. Hardy

Fraternal Relations Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
R. Ex. Comp. Donald O. Ripley
R. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
V. Ex. Comp. Bruce G. Cuco

Committee on the Condition of the Order

M. Ex. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt
M. Ex. Comp. M. R. Bob MacDonald
M. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Outhouse

Committee on Necrology

R. Ex. Comp. Michael C. J. Lutes, Grand Chaplain
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary

Awards Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. George R. O'Leary
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson
M. Ex. Comp. T. Ronlad Tallon



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Audit Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. George R. O’Leary
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman
V. Ex. Comp. Glen R. Thompson

Grand Chapter Convocation Planning Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
Registration – Comp. Joseph W. Tozer and his Committee Members
Host Chapter, Prince of Wales Chapter No.  10

Membership Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Alan D. Jarvis, Grand Scribe
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. Leslie R. Graham
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy

Public Relations Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. Roy E. Lively, with power to add
Sub-Committees
Royal Craftsman, Comp. Barry S. Imber
Web Site, R. Ex. Comp. Robert H. Meyer, Web Master

Representative Freemasons’ Hall Limited

M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley

Royal Arch Glaucoma Golf Tournament

M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer – Chairman, with power to add
M. Ex. Comp. James E. Taylor, (Advisor)
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman


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Board of General Purposes

Members 2014/2015

Chairman/ Grand King R. Ex. Comp. Donald R. MacKay
Grand High Priest M. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Outhouse
Grand Scribe R. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson
Grand Treasurer R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge
Grand Secretary M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard
Assistant Grand Secretary R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay
Grand Archivist R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend
Grand Historian R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk
Grand Lecturer R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey
M. Ex. Companions  
1965/1966 W. Marshall Black
1982 Neil W. Astle (Hon)
1985/1986 Cecil E. Decker
1986/1987 Gerald A. Riley
1987/1988 H. C. Lindsay Woodhams
1990/1991 W. Job Parsons
1993 Lawrin C. Armstrong (Hon)
1995/1996 Harald R. K. Weiland
1996/1997 W. Eric Ingaham
1997 Philip H. Henderson (Hon)
1998/1999 Earle C. MacDonald
1999/2000 Harris A. Pipes
2000/2001 G. Barrie Maclellan
2001/2002 Donald E. MacLean
2003 John R. Dollimount (Hon)
2003/2004 Roy E. Lively
2004/ George I. H. Mason (Hon)
2004/2005 Tabor J. Caulier
2005/2006 T. Ronald Tallon
2006/2007 E. Carson Jackson
2007/2008 J. Hugh D. Palmer
2008/2009 James E. Taylor
2009/2010 Terence S. Read
2010/2011 George R. O’Leary
2011/2012 Gary C. Patterson
2012/2013 Charles E. E. Rutt
2013 Fred W. Richard (Hon)
2013/2014 M. R. Bob MacDonald
District Grand Superintendents  
District No. 1 Rt. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
District No. 2 Rt. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
District No. 3 Rt. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
District No. 5 Rt. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy
Elected Members  
 
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman
 
V. Ex. Comp. Arthup Pearce
 
V. Ex. Comp. C. Wayne Hollis
Appointed Members  
 
R. Ex. Comp. Weseley C. Palmer
 
V. Ex. Comp. Neil E. Delaney
 
Ex. Comp. Everald V. Armstrong
 

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Boards and Committees 2014/2015

 Board of General Purposes – Members ex officio

Grand King – Chair Grand High Priest Grand Scribe
Grand Treasurer Grand Secretary Assistant Grand Secretary
Grand Archivist Grand Historian Grand Lecturer
All Past Grand High Priests and all District Grand Superintendents
Elected Members Appointed Members
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
V. Ex. Comp. Arthur Pearce V. Ex. Comp. Neil E. Delaney
V. Ex. Comp. C. Wayne Holis Ex. Comp. Everald V. Armstrong

 

Jurisprudence Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. Gerald A. Ripley (3 yrs)
R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay, (2 yr)
R. Ex. Comp. A. William Stevens (3 yrs)
M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer (1yr)
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson (1yr)
R. Ex. Comp. William R. MacLeod (1 yr)

 

Benevolence Committee

Chairman - M. Ex. Comp. H. C. Lindsay Woodhams
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy

 

Sub-Committee: - Glaucoma Fund

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. Gary C. Patterson
Chairman Emeritus - M. Ex. Comp. Harald R. J.  Weiland
Special Projects - M. E. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt
R. Ex. Comp. Michael Lutes
M. Ex. Comp. Sunmolu "Sonny" Beckley (NF)
The Glaucoma Committee will report to the Benevolence Committee Chairman who will, in turn, report to the Board of General Purposes.

 

Finance Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge, Grand Treasurer
M. Ex Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Terence S. Read
R. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson
 

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Archives Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Peter G. Townsend, Grand Archivist
R. Ex. Comp. J. Murray Rusk, Grand Historian
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Lawrin C. Armstrong

 

Ritual and Education Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey, Grand Lecturer
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex Comp. Donald R. Hardy

 

Fraternal Relations Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. James E. Taylor
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson
R. Ex. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay

 

Committee on the Condition of the Order

M. Ex. Comp. Gary C. Patterson
M. Ex. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt
M. Ex. Comp. M. R. Bob MacDonald


Committee on Necrology

R. Ex. Comp. Michael C. J. Lutes, Grand Chaplain
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary

 

Awards Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. George R. O'Leary
M. Ex. Comp. Fred W. Richard, Grand Secretary
M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley
M. Ex. Comp. E. Carson Jackson
M. Ex. Comp. T. Ronlad Tallon


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Audit Committee

Chairman – M. E. Comp. George R. O’Leary
R. Ex. Comp. Michael H. Chapman
V. Ex. Comp. Glen R. Thompson

Grand Chapter Convocation Planning Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer
Registration – Comp. Graham D. Campbell and his Committee Members
Host Chapter, St. Andrews Renown 2/19
Ex. Comp. Tony Szuc

Membership Committee

Chairman – R. Ex. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson, Grand Scribe
R. Ex. Comp. Edward V. Greenfield
R. Ex. Comp. James F. D. Mitchell
R. Ex. Comp. L. J. Rocky Hendrickson
R. Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hardy

Public Relations Committee

Chairman – M. Ex. Comp. Roy E. Lively, with power to add
Sub-Committees
Royal Craftsman, Comp. Barry S. Imber
Web Site, R. Ex. Comp. Robert H. Meyer, Web Master

Representative Freemasons’ Hall Limited

M. Ex. Comp. Gerald A. Riley

Royal Arch Glaucoma Golf Tournament

M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer – Chairman, with power to add
M. Ex. Comp. James E. Taylor, (Advisor)



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