ELECTED GRAND LODGE OFFICERS:

Grand Master

Most Worshipful Brother Dwayne A. Smith of Jachin Lodge #133 in Chicago, Illinois is the 45th Grand Master of Illinois Prince Hall Masons. He is the 43rd Mason of the Year of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Prior to his election as Grand Master, he served the Grand Lodge as Grand Trustee, Grand Lecturer, Grand Senior Warden and Deputy Grand Master.

Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Brother Aubrey K. Barlow of Elijah S. Betts Lodge #23 in Bloomington, Illinois is the 48th Mason of the Year of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Prior to his election as Deputy Grand Master, he served the Grand Lodge as Grand Auditor, Grand Junior Warden and Grand Senior Warden. He currently leads Grand Lodge Charitable affairs.

Grand Senior Warden

Right Worshipful Brother Roland G. Simon of Gibralter Lodge #135 in Chicago, Illinois is the 53rd Mason of the Year of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Prior to his election as Grand Senior Warden, he served the Grand Lodge as Grand Secretary for more than 8 years and Grand Junior Warden.

Grand Junior Warden

Right Worshipful Brother Steven R. Coleman of Monarch Lodge #99 in Chicago, Illinois served the Grand Lodge as Grand Trustee and Grand Lecturer.

Grand Treasurer

Right Worshipful Brother Daryl L. Andrews of Cornerstone Lodge #91 in Chicago, Illinois is the 50th Mason of the Year of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Prior to his election as Grand Treasurer, he served the Grand Lodge as Grand Auditor and Grand Secretary. He is the only Prince Hall Mason to have been elected to all Grand Lodge Financial offices. He also serves as Prince Hall Masonic Journal Editor and Grand Webmaster.

Grand Secretary

Right Worshipful Brother Michael D. Ramey Sr. of Garden City Lodge #59 in Chicago, Illinois, the 56th Mason of the Year, was elected the 30th Grand Secretary of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Prior to his election, he served the Grand Lodge as Assistant Grand Secretary and Grand Trustee for multiple terms.

Grand Lecturer

Right Worshipful Brother Tony D. Stafford of Wayfarers Lodge #128 in Chicago, Illinois served the Grand Lodge in many facets prior to gaining election to the Office of Grand Lecturer. A District Deputy Grand Lecturer, he was especially instrumental in directing multiple Degree Teams.

Grand Auditors:

Right Worshipful Brother Leroy R. Berry (left) of East Gate Lodge #98 in Chicago, Illinois is the second longest tenured elected Grand Lodge Auditor without interruption. Prior to his election in 2005, he served the Grand Lodge as a District Deputy Grand Master. He currently leads the Grand Lodge District Audit Committee.

First elected Grand Auditor in 2000, Right Worshipful Brother James R. Jones (left-center) of Elijah S. Betts Lodge #23 in Bloomington, Illinois is the longest tenured elected Grand Lodge Officer in the current elective ranks.

Prior to his election as Grand Auditor, Right Worshipful Brother Keith Roach (right-center) of Plumbline Lodge #116 leveraged his professional financial experience to aid the Grand Lodge District Audit team in the First District.

Prior to his election as Grand Auditor, Right Worshipful Brother Bill Harlan (right) of North Star Lodge #1 in Chicago, Illinois served as a District Deputy Grand Master in the First District.

Grand Trustees:

Right Worshipful Brother Cordale Brown (left) of Hiram Lodge #14 in Chicago, Illinois is the senior-most Grand Trustee of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. In addition to his elective role, he also heads the Annual Returns Department for the Grand Lodge.

Right Worshipful Brother Hewitt Douglass (left-center) of Central Lodge #3 in Springfield, Illinois served as Assistant Grand Secretary for the Grand Lodge for multiple terms prior to his election to the Office of Grand Trustee.

Prior to his election as Grand Trustee, Right Worshipful Brother Jim Brown (right-center) of Jachin Lodge #133 in Chicago, Illinois served as a District Deputy Grand Master in the First District and Assistant Grand Trustee for the Grand Lodge in 2015 and 2016.

Prior to his election as Grand Trustee, Right Worshipful Brother John 'Bobby D.' Dillard of Pythagoras Lodge #134 in Chicago, Illinois served as a District Deputy Grand Master in the First District.