GRAND LODGE OF MARYLAND
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 24, 2023
Anita Lombardi-RiIey – State President
Mike Castino – 1st Vice President
Louis Marzullo – 2nd Vice President
Rosalie Ranieri – 3rd Vice-President
Frances Cipriotti – Immediate Past President
Carol Rossi Conn
Nancy Barbieri Wolfe
Commission for Social Justice
Frances Cipriotti, Chairman
Michael Transparenti – Orator
Susann Palamara – Financial Secretary
Fran Transparenti – Treasurer
Albert Marra – Recording Secretary
Fr. Andrew DeFusco – Chaplain
Sara Guay Taylor