Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia
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Grand Chapter
Royal Arch Masons in Virginia
Grand Chapter
Royal Arch Masons in Virginia

500 Masonic Lane, Suite C, Henrico, Virginia 23223‑5552 500 Masonic Lane, Suite C
Henrico, Virginia 23223-5552

Committees

Committee on Work

  1. Randall W. Johnson, Grand Lecturer
    (757) 547-0478
    145 Wilson Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322-5219
  2. Arthur J. Phillips, Associate Grand Lecturer
    (804) 693-2993
    4326 Taliaferro Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061
  3. All the District Lecturers

Credentials

  1. Rodney F. Ayers
    (540) 829-9183
    13403 Lost Walnut Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701
  2. Danny Wayne Bentley
    (276) 762-7480 (H), (276) 701-4385 (C)
    267 Rogers Circle, Castlewood, VA 24224
  3. Joseph Leonard Bongiovi
    (540) 834-2182
    3232 Cavalry Ridge Ct., Fredericksburg, VA 22408
  4. Gregory Dean Hosaflook
    (434) 589-1517
    446 Kents Store Road, Kents Store, VA 23084
  5. Larry J Lloyd, Chairman
    (540) 672-2415
    188 Marshall St., Orange, VA 22960
  6. Harold Leo Powell
    (703) 680-4562 (H), (703) 209-8904 (C)
    16011 Macedonia Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191

Education and Service

It shall be the duty of this Committee to disseminate Masonic educational material; to administer the Grand Royal Arch Chapter's Leadership Correspondence Course; and to prepare reports as required by the Grand High Priest. All expenditures are to be approved by the Grand High Priest.

  1. Thomas Lee Varner, Jr., Grand Provost, Chairman
    (815) 210-8757
    14302 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie, VA 23841
  2. Kyle William Strickland
    (757) 754-1671
    P.O. Box 6802, Chesapeake, VA 23323-0802
  3. Jeremy B. Utt
    (757) 293-8280
    PO Box 327, Garrisonville, VA 22463
  4. Patrick Craig Murphrey
    (757) 871-5376
    2030 Nicklaus Drive, Suffolk, VA 23435
  5. Joel Thomas Bundy
    (757) 426-1176
    2245 Sante Fe Arch, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  6. Paul Eugene Lubic, Jr.
    (757) 291-7024
    16 Beverly Hills Dr., Newport News, VA 23606
  7. Carl Edward Weaver
    (703) 338-0267
    4400 Lee Hwy, Apt. 118, Arlington, VA 22207
  8. Edmund Cohen
    (703) 556-6535
    1333 Colin Forest Drive, Vienna, VA 22180
  9. Hafford Lee Arritt, Jr.
    (540) 977-0430
    1343 Knollwood Dr, Troutville, VA 24175
  10. Sebastian Di Pietro
    (757) 587-5869
    2960 E. Little Creek Rd., Norfolk, VA 23518-3342
  11. Ex Officio: All Grand Chapter Elected Officers

Finance

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Finance to audit and examine the books and accounts of the Grand Secretary and Grand Treasurer; and to report its actions at each Grand Annual Convocation. During the recess of the Grand Chapter, the Committee may, with the approval of the Grand High Priest, authorize each expenditure by the Grand Treasure as it shall deem necessary and proper. The Committee shall prepare and present to the Grand Royal Arch Chapter at the first session of each annual Grand Convocation a tentative budget of the estimated receipts and expenditures from all sources and all expenditures for the current capitular year, provided that a copy thereof shall be presented to the Grand Annual Convocation in each year. Nothing herein shall be interpreted as infringing upon the prerogative of the Grand High Priest to control the funds of the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia.

  1. William E. Rorer, Chairman
    (757) 566-3342
    103 Elmwood Lane, Williamsburg 23188
  2. Danny Lee Bowman
    (276) 345-2444
    104 McGuire Lane, Richlands, VA 24641
  3. Jason Weber Lotz
    (703) 303-2805
    6855-D Brindle Heath Way, Alexandria, VA 22315
  4. Felix E. Stephens, Jr.
    (757) 335-3999
    1307 Towanda Court, Chesapeake 23325-3124
  5. Henry Godfrey Sharber
    (804) 541-3830
    P.O Box 393, Prince George, VA 23875
  6. Ex Officio: All Grand Chapter Elected Officers

Fraternal Relations

It shall be the duty of this Committee on Fraternal Relations to peruse the Proceedings of other Grand Royal Arch Chapters and Grand Councils in correspondence with the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia and, at each Annual Grand Convocation, to report a review of such proceedings. It shall carry on correspondence with other Grand Jurisdictions with the purpose of recognizing Fraternal Relations, exchanging Grand Royal Arch Chapter representatives, and making recommendations to the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia and the Grand High Priest. If a Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters is in fraternal relations with any Grand Royal Arch Chapter recognized by the Grand Royal Arch Masons in Virginia then, on application by that Grand Council, recognition is automatically extended. All Grand Representatives are encouraged to make every effort possible to be in contact with the counterparts. Any and all information that they deem pertinent to the Craft should be forwarded to the Chairman of the Committee by August.

  1. John W. Pearson, Chairman
    (703) 339-6591
    7400 Whernside Street, Lorton, VA 22079
  2. Howard F. Coleman
    (540) 898-1438
    9804 Balls Bluff Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-9229

Grand Chapter Trustees

  1. Nelson Crane Trinkle, Sr., Chairman 2 Years
    (804) 337-3069
    12431 Whisana Lane, Ashland, VA 22005
  2. Donald Leo McAndrews, 1 Year
    (703) 582-5408
    12045 Kahns Road, Manassas, VA 20112-3249
  3. Gordon Hector Sprigg, Jr., 3 Years
    (804) 966-8441
    11010 Cross Club Ct., Providence Forge, VA 23140

Grand Line Meritorious Bowl

The Grand Line Bowl, a sterling silver Punch Bowl of Paul Revere design was established as a trophy through the personal contribution of the Grand line officers of 1964-1965, and is to be awarded at the Annual Convocation of Grand Chapter to the District demonstrating the greatest interest, enthusiasm, and initiative in the Program for Progress.

  1. Mark Todd Pennypacker, Jr., Grand Master of the Third Veil, Chairman
    (540) 667-3268
    604 S. Stewart St., Winchester, VA 22601
  2. Hafford Lee Arritt, Jr., Grand Master of the Second Veil
    (540) 977-0430
    1343 Knollwood Dr, Troutville, VA 24175
  3. William Randall Owens, Grand Master of the First Veil
    (276) 991-0770
    586 Simmontown Road, Raven, VA 24639

Jurisprudence

It shall be the duty of this Committee to implement Section 34 of the Digest, reviewing all resolutions and propositions, preparing them, in collaboration with their proposers, to insure proper form, text and purposes, and to submit its findings to the Grand Secretary for presentation in printed form to the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for consideration. It shall be the duty of the Committee to further study the Digest, recommending revisions when necessary, and to update for publication in the Digest such annotations, decisions, recommendations, and laws as have previously been approved by the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia.
In order for the Grand Secretary to forward a copy of proposed legislation to the individual Royal Arch Chapters for their review and perusal, it is strongly recommended that all resolutions be forwarded to the Grand Secretary by August 15th, on month prior to the prescribed time noted in Section 34 of the Digest. The intent is to give all the Chapters adequate time to review with their Companions the proposed resolutions that will appear before the Committee of the Whole Grand Chapter at the Grand Annual Communication.

  1. Jeffrey G. Burcham, Chairman
    (304) 263-6675
    439 Faulkner Avenue, Martinsburg, WV 25401-2619
  2. Danny Lee Bowman
    (276) 963-2992
    104 McGuire Lane, Richlands, VA 24641
  3. Howard F. Coleman
    (540) 898-1438
    9804 Balls Bluff Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-9229
  4. Russel Ghee Snodgrass
    (540) 649-2063
    494 Wyndham Hall Dr., Fishersville, VA 22939-2026
  5. Nelson Crane Trinkle, Sr.
    (804) 337-3069
    12431 Whisana Lane, Ashland, VA 22005

Meritorious Service

It shall be the duty of this Committee to review nominations for the John Dove Meritorious Service Award submitted by the Companions; selecting and recommending one of the Nominees to receive the Award. Nominations should be sent to:

Meritorious Service Committee
Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia
500 Masonic Lane, Suite C
Henrico, Virginia 23223-5552

  1. Edmund Cohen, Chairman
    (703) 725-1824
    1333 Colin Forest Drive, Vienna, VA 22180
  2. Clyde M. Perry
    (757) 635-2725
    2857 Majestic Oak, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  3. Douglas L. Jordan
    (703) 378-5993
    12101 Moss Ranch Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033-3525
  4. Wayne Wendell Ratliff
    (540) 334-7548
    729-28 Townside Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
  5. Andrew Jackson Spradlin
    (540) 674-6015
    Collier Ave., P.O. Box 396, Dublin, VA 24084

Multi-State Festival

  1. Howard F. Coleman, Chairman
    (540) 898-1438
    9804 Balls Bluff Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-9229
  2. Randall W. Johnson
    (757) 547-0478
    145 Wilson Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322-5219

Perpetual Membership Trustees

  1. James Milton Scearce, Jr.
    (540) 520-1002
    4811 Hunting Hills Court, Roanoke, VA 24014
  2. Clyde M. Perry, 3 Years
    (757) 635-2725
    2857 Majestic Oak, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  3. Danny Lee Bowman, 2 Years
    (276) 345-2444
    104 McGuire Lane, Richlands, VA 24641
  4. Charles Edwin Cave, 4 Years
    (423) 357-6588
    301 Spruce Street, Mt. Carmel, TN 37645
  5. Frederick Russell Dixon, 1 Year
    (757) 480-4955
    8805 Pinedale Street, Norfolk, VA 23503-5328

Philanthropic

  1. Paul William Lockhart, Chairman
    (540) 272-7248
    6576 Tiffany Drive, Bealton, VA 22712
  2. James E. Daugherty
    (540) 731-0908
    3055 Pepper Ferry Road, Radford, VA 24141
  3. Torben Pederson
    (540) 460-2767
    812 Falling Spring Road, Glasgow, VA 24555
  4. Andrew Jack Spradlin
    (540) 674-6015
    P.O. Box 396, Dublin, VA 24084

Robert Claiborne Wilson Award of Excellence

  1. John W. Bullach, Jr., Chairman
    (703) 534-3109
    6819 Williamsburg Blvd, Arlington, VA 22213
  2. Dennis Haas
    (540) 635-1646
    136 Harmony Court, Front Royal, VA 22630
  3. David McAndrews
    (703) 599-3472
    6174 Hidden Canyon Road, Centreville, VA 20120-1172
  4. Richard Thomas
    (757) 393-4706 (H), (757) 675-8598 (C)
    30 Algonquin Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707-1031
  5. Nelson Crane Trinkle, Sr.
    (804) 337-3069
    12431 Whisana Lane, Ashland, VA 22005

Stewards and Arrangements

This Committee shall direct and control the Grand Steward in the discharge of all the duties of his office during the Convocations of the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia. This Committee shall assist the Grand High Priest in preparing for all meetings, banquets and fellowship times at the Grand Convocation. Special attention shall be given to assure proper audio equipment is available for all meetings, and that adequate time is allowed for the hotel to arrange the facilities for the next designated meeting.

  1. Daniel Hufford Surface, Chairman
    (276) 783-2992
    P.O. Box 1127, Marion, VA 24354
  2. Joe Gilbert Broce
    (540) 230-5449
    720 Straley Valley, Blacksburg, VA 24060
  3. James Arthur Fields, Jr.
    (540) 943-1521
    P.O. Box 156, Fishersville, VA 22939-0567
  4. Roy Braxton Henderson
    (276) 496-4381
    P.O. Box 584, Saltville, VA 24370

W.B. Hubard Memorial Fund

It shall be the duty of this Committee to administer the W.B. Hubard Memorial Fund and make an annual report to the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia. A copy of the report should be forwarded to the Grand High Priest and Grand Secretary by October 10 prior to the Grand Annual Convocation.

  1. James Barry Bartley, Chairman, 3 Years
    (703) 471-4634
    621 Third Street, Herndon, VA 20170
  2. Nelson Crane Trinkle, Sr., 2 Years
    (804) 789-5989
    12431 Whisana Lane, Ashland, VA 23005
  3. Russel Ghee Snodgrass, 1 Year
    (540) 943-2232
    494 Wyndham Hill Drive, Flishersville, VA 22939

W.J. Hubard Scholarship Fund

  1. James Arthur Fields, Jr., Chairman
    (540) 943-1521
    P.O. Box 156, Fishersville, VA 22939-0567
  2. Russel Ghee Snodgrass
    (540) 649-2063
    494 Wyndham Hall Dr., Fishersville, VA 22939-2026
  3. Danny Lee Bowman
    (276) 963-2992
    104 McGuire Lane, Richlands, VA 24641

York Rite Building

  1. Clyde M. Perry
    (757) 635-2725
    2857 Majestic Oak, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  2. Jay L Cotner
    (434) 978-3809
    3031 Colonial Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22911

Youth

  1. Carl Hampton Dunn, Jr., Chairman
    (703) 754-2727
    12868 Arnot Lane, Bristow, VA 20136-2569
  2. John R. Goodwin
    (757) 393-2189 (H), (757) 581-2031 (C)
    425 Riverside Drive, Portsmouth, VA 23707
  3. Michael E. Williams
    (804) 754-2727
    8907 Michaux Lane, Richmond, VA 23229-6339
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