Current Officers

These are the current officer lines for the four bodies that comprise the Valley of Norwich.

King Solomon Lodge of Perfection

Chartered on May 28, 1864, the King Solomon Lodge of Perfection portrays the first degrees a Scottish Rite candidate will attend. Responsible for conferring the 4th through the 14th degrees, the Lodge lays the foundation for further degree work in the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite.

King Solomon Lodge of Perfection holds their Stated Communications as determined by the Valley of Norwich Executive Council, with their Annual Meeting being held in May.

Thrice Potent MasterSteven V. Raymond
Deputy MasterPhillip Baumann
Senior WardenSteven C. Aldi
Junior WardenIan Sharpe
OratorBence A. Strickland
TreasurerHoward D. Turner, MSA, 33°
SecretaryLes B. King, MSA
Master of CeremoniesRoger L. Bittinger
HospitalerC. A. Duke, MSA, 33°
Captain of the GuardL. Tom Rutka
TilerTyler P. Beebe

 

Van Rennselaer Council of Princes of Jerusalem

Chartered on May 28, 1864, the Van Rensselaer Council Princes of Jerusalem confers the 15th and 16th degrees on Scottish Rite candidates.

Van Rensselaer Council Princes of Jerusalem holds their Stated Assemblies as determined by the Valley of Norwich Executive Council.

Sovereign PrinceJason A. Fletcher
High PriestJim Chianese
Senior WardenKristopher Dorsett
Junior WardenTrad S. Dart
TreasurerHoward D. Turner, MSA, 33°
SecretaryLes B. King, MSA
Master of CeremoniesRoger L. Bittinger
HospitalerC. A. Duke, MSA, 33°
Master of EntrancesAugusta Estriplet
TilerTyler P. Beebe

Norwich Chapter of Rose Croix

Also chartered on May 28, 1864, the Norwich Chapter of Rose Croix of H.R.D.M. confers the 17th and 18th degrees.

Norwich Chapter of Rose Croix of H.R.D.M holds their Stated Convocations as determined by the Valley of Norwich Executive Council.

Most Wise MasterJohn E. Stogden
Senior WardenAnthony C. Montgomery
Junior WardenWilliam J. Bundy, III
OratorChristopher Janick
TreasurerHoward D. Turner, MSA, 33°
SecretaryLes B. King, MSA
Master of CeremoniesRonald Zahacefski
HospitalerC. A. Duke, MSA, 33°
Captain of the GuardJefffrey E. Potter
TilerTyler P. Beebe

Connecticut Consistory of S.P.R.S. 32°

Chartered on May 28, 1864, the Connecticut Consistory, S.P.R.S, 32° confers the 19th through the 32nd degrees upon Scottish Rite candidates.

Connecticut Consistory, S.P.R.S, 32° holds their Stated Rendezvous as determined by the Valley of Norwich Executive Council.

Commander-in-ChiefJohn A. Moulson
1st Lieutenant CommanderLes B. King, MSA
2nd Lieutenant CommanderWallace DeSouza
OratorBence A. Strickland
ChancellorJacob M. Manke
TreasurerHoward D. Turner, MSA, 33°
SecretaryLes B. King, MSA
Master of CeremoniesGordon Fraser
HospitalerC. A. Duke, MSA, 33°
Engineer & SeneschalScott Larkham
Color BearerGregory B. Peck
Standard BearerWayne A. LaBarre
Captain of the GuardJohn F. Plante
SentinalTyler P. Beebe