Grand Masters Program 2008-2009

George Ed Hutchings
Grand Master

Grand Lodge of Virginia
Independent Order
of
Odd Fellows

2008-2009


Dedication

     I dedicate my year as Grand Master of Virginia to Lewis
Edward Sheldon a brother of Irvington Lodge #205, a 50 year
member of the Order.

He served as Grand Patriarch of Virginia in 1963-1964.
This Brother was my Mentor and that is why i dedicate my
year to him.


Grand Master Program

2008 - 2009

Watchword

Mentoring

Goals

Increase and Maintain Membership

Colors

Red

Symbol

Virginia Cardinal
American Bald Eagle

Flower

Red Rose

Hymns

In the Garden
Rock of Ages

Scripture

Psalm 23

The Lord is my Shepard. I will not want

Project

D-Day
Unfinished Projects


Elective Officer

Grand Master

George Ed Hutching


Deputy Grand Master

Matt Baumgardner


Grand Warden

Odell Chittum


Grand Secretary

Jack R Gibson, Jr. PGM


Grand Treasurer

C. C. Kurtz, PGM


S.G.L. Representative (2 year)

C. C. Kurtz, PGM


S.G.L. Representative (1 year)

Jack Roberts, PGM


Appointed Officers

Grand Chaplin

Steven L. Hodge, PGM

Grand Conductor

Dewey Toms,PGM

Grand Marshall

Dennis Allison

Grand Guardian

H. O. (MAC) McCormack

Grand Herald

Joseph Ludvik

Parliamentarian

Roy Price, PGM

Web Master

Ben Williams


Committiees

BY-LAWS

Grand Warden

Selects own Committee

APPEALS

David Dickey, PGM

Scott Dulaney, PGM

Dewey Toms, PGM

Ted Parker, PGM

James Riley, PGM

Necrology

Steven L. Hodge, PGM

APPLE BUTTER

Paxton Montgomery, PGM

Selects own committee

All D.D.G.M.'s

ARTHRITIS

James Tabor, PGM

Robert P. "Andy" Anderson

EDUCATION & INSTRUCTION

William Whitley, PGP

Cecil Taylor, PGM

Roy Price, PGM

Jack Roberts, PGM

Distribution

Jack R. Gibson, Jr., PGM

Grand Secretary

Carl M. Gillespie, PGM

Convention Chairman

FINANCE

Jack R. Gibson, Jr., PGM

C.C. Kurtz, PGM

Fred Williams, PGM

Matt Baumgardner, DGM

GRAND LODGE OFFICE

Grand Secretary

Grand Master

LEGISLATION

Roger West, PGM

Jack R. Gibson, Jr., PGM

PLANNING BOARD

Steven L. Hodge, PGM

James Tabor, PGM

WAYS AND MEANS

Grand Warden

Earl Almond, PGM

All D.D.G.M's

Scott Dulaney, PGM

Paxton Montgomery, PGM

CONVENTION

Carl M. Gillespie, PGM

Selects own committee

HOMECOMING

Matt Baumgardner, DGM

Selects own committee

ALL D.D.G.M's

PILGRIMAGE TO TOMB OF UNKNOWN SOLDIER

Robert Beck

Cecil Taylor, PGM

STATE WIDE MEETING 5 STAR BANQUET

Carl M. Gillespie, PGM

Selects own committee

State Membersip

William "Bill" Whitley, PGP

Jack Roberts, PGM

STUDY COMMISSION

Jack Roberts, PGM

1 Year

James Tabor, PGM

1 Year

Fred Williams, PGM

2 Years

Cecil Taylor, PGM

2 Years

M. Kelly Deans, PGP

3 Years

Joseph "Joe" Ludvik

3 Years

CREDENTIALS

William Castle

Janet Gibson,PRAP

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Jack Gibson, PGM

Andy Anderson, PGM

VIRGINIA ODD FELLOW & REBEKAH EYE PROGRAM

Earl Almond, PGM

1 Year

Dennis Allison, PGP

1 Year

Fred Williams, PGM

2 Years

Ben Williams

2 Years

George Kennedy, PGP

3 Years

Cecil Taylor, PGM

3 Years

Joint Youth

Jack Roberts, PGM

1 Year

Dennis Allison, PGP

1 Year

H.O."Mac" McCormick

2 Years

Scott Dulaney, PGM

2 Years


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