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.
Assistant Grand Master
Stuart is a County Fermanagh businessman and a member of Devenish 'Star of Freedom' LOL 1598
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.
Assistant Grand Master
Derek works in the Ulster-Scots Community and is a member of Plumbridge Purple Heroes LOL 560
There are currently eight 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.
Iain was appointed Chief Executive in 2016, having previously held management positions in the local agriculture and Ulster-Scots sectors.
Linda is the longest-serving member of Staff, joining when the Institution was based on the Dublin Road, Belfast
Jonathan has a keen interest in History and obtained BA.Hons, Masters and PhD at Queen's.
Youth Development Officer
Gary joined the team as part of the Drew Nelson Legacy Project.
Services & Outreach Manager
Involved in outreach and community engagement with Grand Lodge since 2004.
A native of East Belfast, Coleen has worked in a wide variety of sectors including Legal and Hospitality.
Andrew recently joined the staff after a 20-year career in Journalism.
Sarah has a degree in History and Religious Studies and formerly worked in the Public Sector