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 William John Rhodes
Bill was Advanced as a Mark Master Mason in the Manly Thistle Royal Arch Chapter in September 1982. Exalted as a Royal Arch Companion in February 1983 and Installed as First Principal in April 1992.
The Manly Thistle RAC No 96 and Peninsula RAC No 65 later amalgamated with Renown RAC No 9 to become Peninsula RAC No 9.
He was Invested as Deputy First Principal and Deputy Grand Master in September 2022