The Active Membership of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction (NMJ) proudly announces the elected leadership of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. The installation took place on August 31, 2021 at the Annual Session in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ill. Peter J. Samiec, 33°
Sovereign Grand Commander

Read more about our new Sovereign Grand Commander and his vision for the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction here.

Ill. Mark C. Roth, 33°
Grand Lieutenant Commander

Ill. Mark C. Roth, 33°, has been elected Grand Lieutenant Commander. He served as Deputy for New Hampshire for the past eight years.

Re-elected to continue in their terms in the following offices are:

Ill. Richard W. Elliot, 33°
Grand Minister of State

Ill. Richard W. Elliot, 33°, also serves as the Executive Director of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Grand Treasurer General
Ill. Walter F. Wheeler, 33°

Ill. Walter F. Wheeler, 33°, also serves as Deputy for Michigan and the Director of Charities for the Scottish Rite, NMJ.

Ill. Douglas R. Policastro, 33°
Grand Secretary General

Ill. Douglas R. Policastro, 33°, also serves as Deputy for New Jersey.

New State Deputies:

CONNECTICUT

Ill. Kevin J. Hecht, 33°, will serve as Deputy for Connecticut, replacing Ill. Bruce T. Work, 33°, who is retiring. Brother Hecht, 33°, also serves as Director of Human Resources for the Supreme Council, Scottish Rite, NMJ.

INDIANA
Ill. Paul C. St. Pierre, 33°, will serve as Deputy for Indiana, replacing Ill. Keith Hoskins, 33° who is retiring.

MASSACHUSETTS
Ill. George F. Hamilton, 33°, will serve as Deputy for Massachusetts replacing Ill. Donald M. Moran, 33°, who is retiring.

NEW YORK
Ill. G. Michael Morris, 33°, will serve as Deputy for New York, replacing David P. Spencer, 33°, who is retiring.

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Ill. Kenneth A. Clay, Jr., 33°, will serve as Deputy for New Hampshire, replacing Mark C. Roth, 33°, who has been elected Grand Lieutenant Commander.

OHIO
Ill. Donald R. Heldman, 33°, will serve as Deputy for Ohio, replacing Douglas N. Kaylor, 33°, who is retiring.

VERMONT
Ill. William "Sandy" Karstens, IV, 33°, will serve as Deputy for Vermont, replacing Donald G. Duquette, 33°, who is retiring.