Grand Council Officers


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Photo of Christopher W. Wright Christopher W. Wright Most Illustrious Grand Master
Photo of John A. Bridegroom CMY John A. Bridegroom CMY Right Illustrious Deputy Grand Master

Biography of John A. Bridegroom, KCT, OPC

Deputy Grand Master – Grand Council Cryptic Masons of Indiana

General Grand Sentinel of the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International

Provincial Grand Secretary - Masonic Order of Athelstan Provincial Grand Court of the United States of America

Grand Superintendent for Indiana - Grand Council of Allied Masonic Degrees

John was born on July 21, 1974 to Michael and Patricia Bridegroom in Gary, Indiana.…

Photo of David Ulrich David Ulrich Right Illustrious Grand Principle Conductor of Work
Photo of John C. Gray PMIGM John C. Gray PMIGM Right Illustrious Grand Treasurer
Photo of Charles D. Wood, Jr. PMIGM Charles D. Wood, Jr. PMIGM Right Illustrious Grand Recorder

Chuck was born on Feb. 25, 1948 to Charles D. and Betty K. (Ashby) Wood in Gary, Indiana. He has a younger brother, Robert who lives in Salem, KY. and a younger sister, Nancy Burris who lives in Plainfield, IN. He graduated from Hobart High School in 1966, went to work at U. S. Steel, Gary Works as an Electrical apprentice and graduated the apprenticeship in 1972.…

Photo of Terry L. Turner Terry L. Turner Right Illustrious Grand Captain of the Guard

I was born to Comer C. and Virginia L. Turner in 1955 in Beech Grove, Indiana. I was raised in Indianapolis. I attended Tennessee Technological University in 1974-1976, and IUPUI in 1977-1980.  I was raised to the Sublime Degree of a Master Mason in April of 1977, in Indianapolis Lodge No. 669.  I transferred to Lynhurst Lodge No.…

Photo of Sean Jones CMY Sean Jones CMY Right Illustrious Grand Conductor of Council

Sean was born on April 02, 1971 to Larry and Shirley Jones in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has an older brother, Larry and a younger brother, Matthew. He graduated from Decatur Central High School in 1989, and received his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement from Vincennes University in Vincennes Indiana. In 2007, he married Carol J. Stege and has a step-daughter Abigail.…

Photo of David Miller David Miller Right Illustrious Grand Steward
Photo of Archie R Smallwood Archie R Smallwood Illustrious Grand Chaplain

Born: Archie R. Paulin • Deaconess Hospital • Northwestern Parkway & Portland Avenue • Louisville, Kentucky Adopted—at age 13 • Archie R. Smallwood • Father—William Herman Smallwood • Mother---Leora Burkhead Smallwood Early childhood grew up in Louisville, Kentucky later childhood grew up in Big Clifty, Kentucky in Grayson County. School

  • Mill Creek Elementary school - Louisville, Kentucky
  • Graham Elementary School - Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kerrick Elementary School - Louisville, Kentucky
  • George H.

Photo of Tom Bartelt Tom Bartelt Illustrious Grand Sentinel

Tom was born on May 19, 1958 to Leroy and Carolyn Bartelt in Huntingburg, Indiana.  He has two sisters, Terri and Cathy.

He graduated from Southridge High School in 1976 and received an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming Technology from Vincennes University.  He is currently employed as a Systems Administrator at CompuCom, Inc.…

Photo of Charles Bowling Charles Bowling Illustrious Grand Lecturer
Photo of Marvin Rees Marvin Rees Illustrious Grand Organist