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Right Worshipful Brother Roger Matthews

Provincial Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother Roger Matthews

Roger was initiated into Felicitas Masonic Lodge No. 760 in 1980 and installed as Worshipful Master in 1988 after which he served as Lodge Secretary for 14 years.

He is a past Chairman and last President of Rosetta Masonic Charity Board. In 1989 he joined the Management Committee of the Masonic Girls Benefit Fund and served 13 years on the Committee before retiring as its Chairman in 2002.

Roger was appointed as a Provincial Grand Lodge Steward in 1994 and Grand Lodge Steward of Charities in 2003. Roger was a member of the Down Charity Executive since its inception becoming Chairman in 2006 following his Installation as a Provincial Assistant Grand Master. Roger served as Provincial Deputy Grand Master from 2011 and was installed as Provincial Grand Master in 2014.

Right Worshipful Brother John C Clarke

Provincial Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother John C Clarke

John was initiated into Melrose Masonic Lodge No. 612 in 1964 where he was installed as Worshipful Master in 1975. In 1993 he affiliated to T Hay Masonic Lodge No. 685 and served as Worshipful Master in 2007. John is a Founder Member of Rosetta Lodge of Installed Masters No. 188 where he served as Secretary. In 2002 he was appointed as the Provincial Grand Master’s Standard Bearer and in 2003 as a Provincial Grand Inspector. John served as Chairman of the Ballymacarrett Inspection Committee in 2006, was appointed as a Provincial Assistant Grand Master in 2008 and Provincial Deputy Grand Master in 2014. Having a keen interest in Masonic Ritual, John was examined and found suitable for admission into the Grand Lodge of Instruction in 2012 and appointed as a Provincial Instructor.

His current responsibilities on behalf of the Province are for :- The Grand Lodge of Instruction, District classes of Instruction, The Margaret Elizabeth Daniel Respite Fund, the Constitution, and closure of Lodges, the Provincial Grand Lodge Registrar, the Provincial Grand Lodge Board of General Purposes, Chair, PGM’s Working Group, Secretariat, 115 The Mount

Right Worshipful Brother W Ivan Boreland

Provincial Assistant Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother W Ivan Boreland

Ivan was initiated into Star of Kilwarlin Lodge No. 66 in 1988 and installed as Worshipful Master in 1997. He served the Office of Secretary from 2002 until 2011. He was Gift Aid Treasurer for Banbridge District Masonic Charity Committee for over 10 years and is presently the Secretary of that Committee. In 2003 Ivan was appointed as a Provincial Grand Inspector and served in this Office until his appointment as a Provincial Assistant Grand Master in 2011.

His current responsibilities on behalf of the Province are for: - The Grand Lodge Finance Committee, the Grand Lodge Annual Report, the Provincial Grand Lodge Treasurer, the Provincial Grand Lodge, Masonic Trust Company and Superintendent of Works.

Right Worshipful Brother David H Selby

Provincial Assistant Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother David H Selby

David was initiated into Charity Masonic Lodge 688 in 1989 and installed as Worshipful Master in 1995 and serving as Director of Ceremonies from 1996 to 2012. In 1996 he affiliated to Rosetta Lodge of Installed Masters serving as Secretary from 2003 to 2006 and Worshipful Master in 2010. He is also an honorary member of Lodge of Charity 1551, Birmingham (English Constitution).

Having a great interest in Masonic Ritual, in 2004 David was examined by the Grand Lodge of Instruction, admitted and appointed as a Provincial Instructor. He currently represents the Province of Down at the Grand Lodge of Instruction. In 2005 David was appointed as a Provincial Grand Inspector and in 2006 as Provincial Grand Secretary, serving the Province in this capacity until his installation as Provincial Assistant Grand Master in 2012.

His current responsibilities on behalf of the Province are for Halls and Social Clubs, Provincial Information Officer, Provincial Website and Social Media, New Master Masons, Education and Membership.

Right Worshipful Brother Harold R Henning

Provincial Assistant Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother Harold R Henning

Harold was initiated into Mourne Masonic Lodge No. 696 in 1973 and installed as Worshipful Master in 1984. He also served as Director of Ceremonies from 1991 to 2000. In 1993 he was appointed as a Provincial Grand Steward and in 2002 as a Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies.

Having a great interest in Masonic Ritual, in 1996 Harold was examined by the Grand Lodge of Instruction, admitted and appointed as a Provincial Instructor. He has represented the Province at the Grand Lodge of Instruction and became an elected member in 2002. In 2012, Harold was appointed as a Provincial Assistant Grand Master.

His current responsibilities on behalf of the Province are for: - Board of Inspectors, Liaison with other branches, Church Services, Joint Provincial Meetings, PGL Social Events, PGL Directors of Ceremony, District Committees of Inspection.