First Grand Principal and Grand Master of USGC
Most Excellent Companion Robert Mitchell Drake CZ
Robert joined Manly Thistle Royal Arch Chapter No 65 in May 2005. This Chapter amalgamated with Peninsula Royal Arch Chapter No 9 later in the same year. He was installed as First Principal in 2012 after serving the Offices of Third and Second Principal.
He served as District Grand Director of Ceremonies from 2014-2016. Then as Deputy First Grand Principal & Deputy Grand Master from September 2016-2017.
He then served as Vice President of Supreme Committee 2017-2018 and President of Supreme Committee 2018-2019
He was Re-installed as Deputy Grand Principal and Deputy Grand Master in September 2019.
He was Installed as First Grand Principal and Grand Master in September 2021 for a three year term.
Robert is married to Penny.
Deputy First Grand Principal & Deputy Grand Master
Right Excellent Companion Donald Hugh Savage DSA
Don was Advanced as a Mark Master Mason in the Bathurst Royal Arch Chapter in May 1992. He was Installed as First Principal in 1996 after serving as Third then Second Principal.
He was invested as District Inspector of Working and served this Office from 2001 to 2003. He then joined the Ceremonial Team in 2005 as a Grand Steward and served many offices until he was Invested as Grand Director of Ceremonies in September 2017 -2019.
Invested as Third Grand Principal in 2019 and Second Grand Principal in 2020.
He was Invested as Deputy First Principal and Deputy Grand Master in September 2021 for a one year term.