Appointments to and Promotions in Grand Rank
W Bro. Jonathan D. Lippiat
Appointed as Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies
Jonathan was initiated in 2002 in Old Wycombiensian Lodge No. 6754 (Buckinghamshire) and was installed as Master of that Lodge in 2007 and 2010.
He was Exalted in 2004 in Apollo University Chapter No. 357 (Oxfordshire) and installed as First Principal in 2010.
Jonathan has been based in Yorkshire since 2004 when he commenced an academic position at the University of Leeds, where he has since been involved in teaching and research in the Biomedical Sciences.
He joined Wakefield Lodge No. 495 in 2012, was appointed PPSGD in the Province of Yorkshire West Riding in 2019, and was a Founding Officer of Universities Chapter, Yorkshire No. 4047 at its Consecration in 2015.
However, much of Jonathan’s recent Masonic activity has been in the Ancient and Accepted Rite (Rose Croix), in which he was appointed to the office of Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies 31o in 2016 and has been Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies 32o since 2018.
He was appointed to the UGLE Universities Scheme committee in 2019 and is the Scheme’s Regional Co-ordinator for Yorkshire and North-East England.