Northeast Florida York Rite College No. 114 met in Jacksonville on May 13, 2017 for its Annual Assembly. R.E.D. Grand Governor Glenn E. Chandler made his official visit, and new officers were elected and installed for 2017-2018. Preeminent Companion Knight Paul James Mast was installed as Governor. Eminent Companion Knight Rudin “Rudy” Boatright was installed as Deputy Governor. And Eminent Companion Thomas A. Olsen was installed as Chancellor. The Treasurer & Secretary continued in their positions, and the remaining appointed officers were also installed.
The Grand Installing Officer was Right Eminently Distinguished Brother Glenn E. Chandler, KYGCH, MEPGHP, R. I. Grand Principal Conductor of Work, Grand Council R. & S. M. of Florida; OPC, Grand Governor of Florida for the York Rite Sovereign College of North America. The Grand Installing Marshal was Very Eminently Distinguished Brother Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, OPC, Past Deputy Grand Governor of Florida for the York Rite Sovereign College of N. A. The Installing Marshal was Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, PG, OPC.
Pictured here were the new officers and Companion Knights who were able to remain for a few minutes after the meeting to take a picture. Seen in the first row, from left to right were: Robert Gurney Atwell, KYCH, PG; Glenn E. Chandler, MEPGHP, RIGPCW, OPC, Grand Governor of Florida, Installing Officer; Eric G. Cole, Seneschal; Rudin “Rudy” Boatright, Deputy Governor; Paul James Mast, new Preeminent Governor of Northeast Florida Y. R. College #114; Thomas A. Olsen, PDDGIM, DDGHP, Chancellor; Kenneth E. Hinton, Jr., Primate; Adam M. Bryan, EGJW of the Grand Commandery, College Sentinel; Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, OPC, PDGG, Installing Marshal; and Harvey L. Ward, Sr., MEPGHP, PG, OPC.
Seen in the back rows, from left were: Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, PG, OPC; C. Robert Cooper, KYGCH, MEGHP of Grand Chapter, RAM, OPC, PG; Tom Metcalfe, Frederick L. Piasecki, REPGC, PG, Treasurer of N.E. Florida College No. 114; Alexander E. Constant, Preceptor; C. Edward Constant, KYCH, Ex. Grand Sentinel, Grand Chapter, Secretary of N. E. Florida Y.R. College; Arthur I. Holden, PHP, PIM; H. Wiley Hart, PG; Lloyd D. Newman, DDGIM, Marshal of the College; J. B. Hunt, KYCH, PDDGHP, PDDGIM, PDDGC, PG; Ernest Beeman, KYCH; Robert Gagnon, KYCH, PDDGHP; Rusty M. Ludlam (in front of R. Gagnon), KYCH, E. Grand Sentinel, Grand Commandery; Albert Kimball, PHP, PIM; and Corey D. Kosciuszko, KYCH, DDGC, Ex. G.M. of 1st Veil, Grand Chapter, immediate PG of Northeast Florida Y. R. College #114.