Grand Lodge Officers and Staff
Grand Lodge Officers
The Senior Management Team is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland and Staff.
Elected Annually by the Membership, the Grand Master, Deputy Grand Master, Grand Treasurer and Grand Secretary come from a variety of backgrounds and broad geographic spread.
Two Assistant Grand Masters are appointed every three years by the sitting Grand Master and assist the Grand Master in his role, including representing him at functions and events.
Edward has been involved in farming in West Tyrone for many years. He is a long-standing member of Ardstraw 'Death or Glory' LOL 502
Brian has had a distinguished career in Public Service and is a member of Kircubbin Volunteers LOL 1900.
Deputy Grand Master
A County Down businessman, Harold is a member of Drumlough Heroes LOL 153 in Rathfriland
Mervyn is a former member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC and is currently the Minister of Westbourne Presbyterian Church in East Belfast.
There are currently ten staff employed by the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland across both the administration of the Institution and the operation of the Museum of Orange Heritage.
Staff perform a variety of roles, including Administration, Press, Outreach, Projects, Finance & Youth Development.
Gary originally joined the team as youth development officer through the Drew Nelson Legacy Project before taking on his current role as Project Officer.