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Conference of Grand Masters
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel

Springfield, Massachusetts

May 20 - 24 2020

PRESIDENT'S WELCOME

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OUR PURPOSE

The Conference of Grand Masters Prince Hall Masons, Inc. consists of Grand Masters of the Jurisdictions that make up the Prince Hall Masonic Family.
 

The purpose of the Conference is to foster progress and well being for Prince Hall Masons wherever dispersed around the globe. It is an advisory board, assuming no powers except those agreed upon by the Grand Masters when in attendance at any one meeting.

Organized 1849

                      PRINCE HALL MASONS 

                                OBJECTIVE

 

The objective of the Conference of Grand Masters Prince Hall Masons, Inc, shall be to perpetuate fraternal harmony among the Grand Lodges of the Jurisdictions; to share constructive ideas; to promote and encourage community involvement with the business sector; to conduct educational workshops/seminars; to support charitable agencies that assist those persons less fortunate than ourselves; and to extend strong educational support to our youth.

GRAND MATRONS & GRAND PATRONS

OBJECTIVE

 

The objective of the Conference of Grand Matrons and Grand Patrons shall be to perpetuate fraternal harmony among Grand Matrons and Grand Patrons of the Jurisdictions; to share constructive ideas; to promote and encourage community involvement with the business sector; to conduct educational workshops / seminars; to support charitable agencies that assist those persons less fortunate than ourselves; and to extend strong educational support to our youth through annual scholarships.

Conference of Grand Masters Officers

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PRESIDENT

DORIAN R. GLOVER

Most Worshipful
Past Grand Master

NEW YORK

VICE PRESIDENT

PHILLIP DAVID

Most Worshipful
Past Grand Master

WASHINGTON, DC

EXECUTIVE TREASURER

RONALD ROBINSON

Most Worshipful

Past Grand Master

CALIFORNIA

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

FRED WAY, Jr.

Honorary

Past Grand Master

DELAWARE

Executive Committee

REGIONS                                    
North-East
                                               
Mid-Atlantic      
 
South-East
 
Mid-West
 
South-West
 
 
 
 
 
Pacific Rim
 
 
 
Four Corners                                   
REGIONAL CHAIRMEN                                            
MWGM Prince Reid (RI)
 
 
                               
MWGM Quincy G. Gant (DC) 
 
MWGM Walter Gully, Jr. (FL)
 
MW Henry Willis, PGM (MO)
 
MWGM Cleveland K. Wilson (AR)
 
 
 
 
 
MWGM Lester Dickson (WA)
 
 
MWGM Edward Mitchell (NM)                              
AT LARGE STEERING COMMITTEE
 
MW Leonard Heard, PGM (PA)
MW John M. Bettis, PGM (NJ), Past President
MW Dorian R. Glover, PGM (NY), President
Fred Way, Jr., PGM (DE), Executive Secretary
MW Melvin M. Thorpe, PGM (MD)
MW Warren Whitley, PGM (DC), Emeritus
MW Phillip David, PGM (DC), VP
MW Willie Williams, PGM (GA)
MW Minor King II, PGM (WI)
MW Deary Vaughn, PGM (OK), Past President
MWGM Wilbert M. Curtis (TX), Past President
PGWP Robert B. Calloway, Jr. (TX), Conference Coordinator
 
MW Julian Harris, PGM (WA)
MW Dr. Donald Ware, MD, PGM (CA), Medical Director
RW Reginald Mitchell, (CA), Financial Secretary
MW Ronald Robinson, PGM (CA), Executive Treasurer
MW Lewis Brent, PGM (AZ)
       
 
 

Grand Matrons / Grand Patrons Officers

PRESIDENT
Sis. Robin M. Brown PGWM
VIRGINIA
GRAND PATRON
Bro. Fred Herriott PGWP
SOUTH CAROLINA
VICE PRESIDENT
Sis. Marva Linda Montgomery
GWM
PENNSYLVANIA
GRAND ASSOC PATRON
Bro. Telessie McGhee PGWP
NORTH CAROLINA
EXEC TREASURER
Sis. Virginia Vauls PGWM
MARYLAND
EXEC SECRETARY
Sis. H. Lorraine Jeter PWGM
ILLINOIS
ASS'T. EXEC SECRETARY
Sis. Juanita Clarke PGWM
MARYLAND
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Steering Committee 

Conference Coordinator: Sister Elvera R. Shannon, GWM-LA phone

REGIONS                     STEERING COMMITTEE                                                    JURISDICTION
South-West                  PGWM Venecia C. Bessellieu <2017 - 2021>                     District of Columbia            
Mid-West                     PWGP Anthony L. Atwood <2017 - 2021>                          Illinois
South-East                   PGWM Marilyn Moore <2016 - 2020>                              Georgia
Pacific Rim                  PGWP Kyler L. Nathan, Ill <2016 - 2020>                         California
Four Corners              PGWM Patricia Armstrong <2019 - 2023>                         Nevada
Mid-Atlantic               PGWM Barbara Murray <2019 - 2023>                              District of Columbia
North-East                  PGWM Doris M. Palmer <2018 - 2022>                              Delaware
 
 
 

Charitable Foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is to work with, be supportive of and give full aid and support to the needy in the communities at large without regard to race, religion, ethnic origin, or color whenever found to be needy and wanting.

 

Photo Gallery

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Origin / History / Adoptive Rite

July 6, 2018

  

Champion of American Liberty
Advocate of Negro Freedom
Founder of Black Masonry

Doctor Charles Harris Wesley, Ph.D.

Throughout history, the powers of single black men flash here and there like falling stars, die sometimes before the world has richly gauged their b...

July 6, 2018

Brief History, Purpose and Mission 

Presented by: MWPGM Warren R. Whitley (DC)

CONFERENCE OF GRAND MASTERS

Brief History, Purpose and Mission

Presented by MWPGM Warren R. Whitley (DC)

On Tuesday, August 23, 1887, the forerunner to what is now called the Conference of Grand...

July 5, 2018

The Scrolls of Time
Great Women of the Order of Eastern Star
The Trust of the Sparrow
The Strength of the Eagle
The Peace of the Dove

Researched, compiled and written by Past Grand Worthy Matron Jessie Mae Ayers
 

The basis of this historic achievement follows the lines...

December 1, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond and Federal Communications Commission Chair Mignon Clyburn, Curley M. Dossman Jr., the president of Georgia Pacific Foundation; William Hawthorne III of Macy’s; former education secretary John B. King Jr., CBC Foundation...

Although there has been increased discussion regarding Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), which predominately affects those of African American descent, there remains a tremendous and important responsibility to also share information about the Sickle Cell Trait (SCT) (which i...

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