At a Lunch in Hercules Pillars, Great Queen Street, London, presided over by The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, the Officers of Supreme Grand Chapter, who are members of Chapters in South Wales Promoted and Appointed today were congratulated:
As ME3GP, Gareth Jones
To Grand Sword Bearer, Sir Paul Williams
To Past Grand Sojourner, Paul Clement
To Past Grand Standard Bearer, Colin Best
To Past Grand Sword Bearer, William Jenkins
To Active Grand Standard Bearer, Peter Jones
To Past Grand Standard Bearer, Lyndon Howells & Clive Hughes
To Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies, John Aylward
The Grand Superintendent paid tribute to the Past Deputy Grand Superintendent (and soon to be Provincial Senior Grand Warden) P. Colin Weatherall and thanked him for the manner in which he has always discharged his duty and for the dignity of his office, when due to the tragic passing of E.Comp. David Westall, Colin became our Deputy Grand Superintendent in Charge.
The Grand Superintendent announced that following a very happy and successful term as Third and Second Provincial Grand Principal, David J. Suter will retire at the Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Chapter in Cardiff Masonic Hall on Friday 15th June 2018. For the Masonic year ahead and in recognition of his outstanding service as our previous ProvGSE, E.Comp. Gwilym H. Jones will be Installed as 2nd Provincial Grand Principal and E.Comp. Lance S. McPhail will be promoted to Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals, with E.Comp. Jeffery T. Coles, PPrGReg, 1st Principal of Llanfair Chapter in 2002, serving as ProvGSN.