Grand Commandery Committees

The Grand Commandery of Knights Templar
of the District of Columbia
Templar Year 2024-2025 (AO 906)

Standing Committees


Templar Jurisprudence / By-Laws / Grievances / Charters and Dispensations
John V. O’Hara, REPGC, Chairman
Michael J Kastle, REPGC, Co-Chair
Nicholas J. Sampogna 
Marcel J. Desroches, REPGC
Thomas W. Morrison
Sylvanus J.A. Newstead
B. Chris Ruli

Ritualistic Work / Asylum Tactics / Religious Services / Uniform and Patriotic Activities
Mark A. Wright, EPC, Chairman
Marcel J. Desroches, Jr., REPGC, Co-Chair
Craig R. Lasher, REPGC
Elijah C. Mills
Jean-Claude Eugene
Basil Mossaidis
Douglas N. Cohen, REPGC
Philip J. Palmer, Jr.

Membership / Leadership
Elijah C. Mills, VEDGC, Chairman
Raymon W. Bacchus, GG, Co-Chair
Douglas N. Cohen, REPGC
Philip J. Palmer, Jr.
Victor E. Sack
Victor A. Petrossian
Chen-Lun “Jason” Chang

Finance / Knight Templar Eye Foundation
Kevin S. Matthews, REGPC, Chairman
Craig R. Lasher, REPGC, Co-Chairman
Elijah C. Mills, VEDGC
Roger E. Cundiff, KTEF
Sylvanus J.A. Newstead
Jean-Paul Dongmo, Sr.
Basil N. Mossaidis

Educational Foundation
Robb C. Mitchell, REPGC, Chairman
Gerald W. Peeters, REPGC
Raymon W. Bacchus
Craig R. Lasher, REPGC
Patrick Logsdon
John V. O’Hara, REPGC

Holy Land Pilgrimage
Marcel J. Desroches, REPGC, Chairman
George S. Nicol, REGPC
Elijah C. Mills, VEDGC
Philip J. Palmer, Sr.
Solomon S. Jackson

Awards
Kevin S. Matthews, REPGC, Chairman
Michael J. Kastle, REPGC, Co-Chairman  
Raymon W. Bacchus
Douglas N. Cohen, REPGC
Victor E. Sack
Grand Recorder – (Non-Voting Member)

Ethics
Annas F. Kamara, REPGC Chairman
Michael J. Erickson
Jean-Claude Eugene
Philip J. Palmer, Jr.
Victor A. Petrossian

Correspondence, Knights Templar Magazine, York Rite Cooperation
Gerald W. Peeters, REGPC, Chairman
Craig R. Lasher, REPGC
Carter L. Diggs, KT Magazine Editor
Sylvanus J.A. Newstead
Jean-Paul Dongmo, Sr.
B. Chris Ruli
Nicholas J. Sampogna
Peter W. Brusoe