General Grand Council Offices

  • Monty GloverDeputy General Grand Master Monty Glover, Deputy General Grand Master Masonic Bio Aloha and Fraternal Greetings Companions, This Triennium it was decided that all current elected officers will announce their desire to continue to serve the General Grand Council by standing for election for the next higher office.  To that end, this is my announcement. For the last two and a half years I have been serving the General Grand Council and it’s members as their General Grand Principle Conductor of...
  • Bill SnyderGeneral Grand Principal Conductor of the Work Bill SnyderGeneral Grand Principal Conductor of the Work Well, it has been a long time since August of 2017.  A lot of new friends within and outside of the fraternity have been gained. It has been the faith and support of the brethren and companions that has sustained me during some difficult times faced by my family and in our masonic organizations.  It was a great honor to me personally and to my State of Missouri to be elected as the General Grand...
  • By Companion G. Thomas Taylor Most Illustrious Grand Master of Cryptic Masons in Delaware G. Thomas Taylor Most Illustrious Grand Master of Cryptic Masons in Delaware   Over the last two years, I have witnessed the Leadership Team of the General Grand Council working together as a more responsive team.  In 2017, the Leadership set a goal of establishing better communication with the membership.  The result is the weekly decryption.  The weekly decryption is an opportunity to learn what the Leadership is doing, to...
  • For General Grand Treasurer: James G. Baum - Introduction James G. BaumSouthwest Regional Deputy General Grand Master Masonic Bio Nomination Statement Most Puissant General Grand Master and Members of the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International: My name is Robert A.L. Whitfield, a Past Illustrious Grand Master of Cryptic Masons of California, and a voting member of this General Grand Body of Masonry. I would like to place into nomination for the Office of General Grand Treasurer, the name of...
  • For General Grand Treasurer: Chuck McCollum - Introduction Chuck McCollumNortheast Regional Deputy General Grand Master Masonic Bio Nomination Statement I would like to introduce Charles McCollum, Candidate for General Grand Treasurer. Chuck’s dedication to our craft is demonstrated by his willingness to serve in leadership and administrative position both at the local level and in the Grand Bodies. In fact, he has served as presiding officer for 21 of his 36 years as a Mason, including as Grand High...
  • Stephen BalkeGeneral Grand Recorder Stephen A. BalkeGeneral Grand Recorder “Never Doubt that a thoughtful and concerned group of citizens can change the world, you know why?” [answered] “It’s the only thing that ever has.”1 Companions and Friends of the Cryptic Rite, Masonry has a high percentage of intelligent and hardworking type “A” personalities. The Craft attracts these men because they are the ones most likely to be looking to improve themselves and/or the world around them. These same men are also...

CMMRF Board

  • Most Illustrious Companion Paul FriendCMMRF Board Candidate Most Illustrious Companion Paul Friend Masonic Bio I want to notify you I would still like to continue serving the CMMRF Board of Trustees, if I am elected to the Board. I was first introduced to our charity in 1991 when I was appointed to the Grand Council line in Florida by Most Illustrious Frank Cochran. Since that time I have been supporting the CMMRF on a local, state, and national level. My local Council Tyrian No. 36 donations speak to...
  • Most Illustrious Companion John Ridenour CMMRF Board Candidate Most Illustrious Companion John Ridenour Masonic Bio In 2005 I attended my first Northwest York Rite Regional Conference in Boise, Idaho. Although present as an Oregon Grand Chapter officer, it was the General Grand Council’s presentation on the Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation that impressed me the most. Since that time, I have had the opportunity to work three Grand lines and, fifteen years later, I still believe that the Cryptic...
  • Most Illustrious Companion Joe Rouse, MDCMMRF Board Candidate Most Illustrious Companion Joe Rouse, MD I again wish to be considered for election as a Trustee for our charity (CMMRF). As many of you know I was elected from the greater fraternal body 9 years ago and have been contributing as a Medical Doctor who is able to translate medical terminology into common English for more wide spread understanding. I am so proud of this fraternity as our money has contributed so much for all Humanity's health and...
  • Illustrious Companion Rafael Soneghet, MDCMMRF International Board Candidate Illustrious Companion Rafael Poggio Soneghet, MD Having received the Communication regarding the election of a non-US member to be a Trustee at Large to the Board of Trustees of the CMMRF, I do herby declare my interest and intention to run for the election and serve in such position. I am a physician from Sao Paulo, Brazil, graduated in 2014 by the "Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo", working in Family & Community Medicine within a...