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From: Provincial Office <Office@province.org.uk>
Date: 30 November 2018 at 22:59:14 GMT
To: Provincial Office <Office@province.org.uk>
Subject: FAO Lodge Secretaries - Joint Statement from the Royal Craft and Holy Royal Arch

Joint Statement from the Royal Craft and Holy Royal Arch

Royal Craft:

The Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master has reluctantly accepted the decision of V.W.Bro. H.E. Roy Woodward,PGSwdB to retire from the high office of Deputy Provincial Grand Master, with effect from 31st December 2018. Brother Woodward has served our Province with great distinction as our Deputy for over 5 years and at Executive level for many years before that, and his leadership and wise counsel will be greatly missed.

In consequence, the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master will be pleased to appoint W.Bro. William E. Jenkins,PSGD to succeed Brother Woodward as Deputy Provincial Grand Master.

The Deputy Provincial Grand Master Designate will be appointed and invested at the regular meeting of Hendre Lodge No. 3250 in Cardiff Masonic Hall onThursday, 24th January 2019.

Holy Royal Arch:

Following the Deputy Grand Superintendent’s appointment as Deputy Provincial Grand Master, the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent is pleased to announce that E.Comp. C. Hugh Thomas, OStJ, PGStB, Third Provincial Grand Principal will succeed Companion Jenkins in that high office. E.Comp. Phillip A. Aubrey, PGStB, ProvGSE will succeed Companion Thomas as Third Provincial Grand Principal.

The Deputy Grand Superintendent Designate and Third Provincial Grand Principal Designate will be appointed and invested by the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent at the regular meeting of Lord Swansea Chapter No. 8364 in Swansea Masonic Hall on Friday, 8thFebruary 2019.

Secretariat:

As a result of Companion Aubrey’s appointment to the Royal Arch Executive, the Provincial Grand Master and Granduperintendent have decided to appoint W.Bro. and E.Comp. Ben Gait ProvAGSec/PPrAGSE to the roles of Provincial Grand Secretary and Provincial Grand Scribe E. Brother Gait will be appointed to the former role at Hendre Lodge and to the latter at Lord Sq

R.W.Bro. Gareth Jones, OBE E.Comp. D. Gerald Rowbottom
Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Most Excellent Grand Superintendent
 
Given at Swansea; Friday, 30thNovember AD2018 AL6018