The following Brethren are members and officers of all bodies in the Valley of Charles County:

Albert Pike Lodge of Perfection 4° - 14°

  • Venerable Master - Hon. Joseph Myers, 32°, KCCH

  • Senior Warden - Bro. Tony Balta, 32°

  • Junior Warden - Bro. Jeffrey Burch, 32°

  • Orator - Bro. Joseph Saia, 32°

  • Master of Ceremonies - Bro.  Michael “Spike” Porter, 32°

  • Expert - Bro. Michael Clark, 32°

  • Assistant Expert - Bro. Keenan Edmondson, 32°

  • Captain of the Host - Bro. Craig Meinhardt, 32°

Other Valley Positions:

  • Personal Representative - Hon. William Zarychta, 32° , KCCH

  • Secretary - Bro Reggie Eda, 32°

  • Treasurer - Bro. Renzon Lejarde, 32°

  • Prelate - Bro Steve Burroughs, 32°

  • Director of Work - Bro. Shawn Cooper, 32°

  • Almoner - Bro. Vaseem Mughal, 32°

  • Assistant Personal Representative - Bro. Keenan Edmondson, 32°

  • Degree Master - Bro. Jeremy Anderson, 32°

  • Web Master - Bro. Michael “Spike” Porter, 32°

  • Social Media Manager - Bro Vaseem Mughal, 32°

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, S.J., to improve its members, and enhance the communities in which they live by teaching and emulating the principles of Brotherly Love, Tolerance, Charity and Truth while actively embracing high social, moral and spiritual values including fellowship, compassion and dedication to God, family and country.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Fulfill the promise of additional Masonic knowledge through education and training.

  • Build a Positive Public Image of Freemasonry and the Scottish Rite.

  • Support and expand our philanthropic activities.

  • Provide a framework for effective leadership to ensure the stability and long-term success of the Fraternity.

  • Provide a financial process to ensure the stability and long-term success of the Fraternity.

The bodies of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, sitting in the Valley of Baltimore, Orient of Maryland, acknowledge and yield allegiance to the Supreme Council (Mother Council of the World) of the Inspectors-General, Knights Commander of the House of the Temple of Solomon, of the Thirty-Third and Last Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America, whose See is at the Grand Orient of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, now sitting at Washington, D.C.

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