The Grand Council is the ‘executive’ body of the Grand Lodge of Maryland. It exercises the executive powers of the Grand Lodge when the Grand Lodge is not in convention assembled.

The Grand Council shall be elected at the Biennial Grand Convention and its term of office for each office is two (2) years and until their successors are duty elected and qualified.

The Grand Council consists of the following officers:
President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, Orator, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Immediate Past President and Trustees. All ‘past’ State Presidents in good standing and all Local Lodge Presidents in good standing are also part of the Grand Council.

The State Cabinet is composed of ALL Local Lodge Presidents. Their purpose is to consider, discuss and make recommendations to the Grand Council on any programs or problems which the State President, Grand Council or State Cabinet, on its own motion, may present to said cabinet for consideration and recommendation. The State Cabinet consists of: Executive Committee, all Local Lodge Presidents in good standing.

Click here to see the list of other Local Lodge Presidents and their locations.

GRAND COUNCIL OFFICERS as of June 27, 2021
Anita Lombardi-RiIey – State President

Anthony Montcalmo – 1st Vice President

Louis Marzullo – 2nd Vice President

Rosalie Ranieri – 3rd Vice-President

Frances Cipriotti – Immediate Past President

State Trustees
Arline Panaggio
Mike Petrecca
Carol Rossi Conn
Tony Walmsley

National Trustee
Frances Cipriotti

Commission for Social Justice
Vince Zaccaria, Chairman

Michael Transparenti – Orator

Susann Palamara – Financial Secretary

Fran Transparenti – Treasurer

Vacant – Recording Secretary

Fr. Gregory Rapisarda – Chaplain

Past Presidents
Edward Angeletti
Frances Cipriotti
Daniel Longo
Frank Panessa
Anita Lombardi-Riley
Vincent Zaccaria

Nat’l Delegates

Tony Montcalmo
Mike Transparenti
Vince Zaccaria

Arbitration Committee
John Barbo
Vic Lombardi
Theresa Donnelly
Robert Taylor
Sue Walmsley