A motion was approved at the Quarterly Communication in June to appoint Brother Mark A. Haines as Deputy Grand Secretary. He will be joining the staff during the month of September.
Brother Haines brings much experience with leadership and management to our staff, continuing from his 1979 employment in the private sector. He is a Past Master of Reading Lodge No. 549, and is currently completing his seventh and final year as District Deputy Grand Master of the 7th Masonic District. He is a Past Thrice Potent Master of the Reading Lodge of Perfection, AASR, and was Coroneted a 33rd Degree Honorary Member of the Supreme Council. A member of the York Rite bodies, he is currently serving as King of Reading Royal Arch Chapter No. 152. He is also a member of Rajah Shrine Center and the High Twelve Club. He is a great supporter of Reading Assembly, Rainbow girls, and Reading DeMolay, and has received the Honorary DeMolay Legion of Honor.
Brother Haines and his wife Karen reside in West Lawn and are very proud of their five children.
I know that all of you join me in welcoming Brother Mark A. Haines as your Deputy Grand Secretary.
We are looking forward to the Man to Mason II One Day class and hope that you will support and participate on the dates during October and November. Your District Deputy Grand Master and Lodge Officers selected the dates because this year the One Day Class is being conducted at the District level.
Please do your best to make this "Sharing the Light" event a success as only you can make this happen.