2017 Executive Council (March 24-26)

The purpose of Executive Council is for Local, State, National District and Supreme leaders to meet and discuss goals and objectives for the year coming.
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The 2017 Executive Council will be held March 24-26, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan with the host hotel with the MotorCity Casino Hotel. However, the Supreme Board of Directors, 33° Council, Rose of Seven Seals Auxiliary and a few other departments will be meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Please see the agenda below


MotorCity Casino Hotel
2901 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
P: 866-782-9622
Room Rate: $136.00+tax (single, double, triple of quad)
Free Valet Parking
$30.00 per day room voucer per room
Free Internet


All delegates attending the Executive Council must PRE-REGISTER. Pre-Registration is preferred to give the Executive Council leaders an idea head count for those attending the banquet and provide adequate seating during the meetings. The pre-registration fee is $65 and on-site registration will be $75. It is $50 for each additional banquet ticket. For those registering in advance, you should send your check or money order made payable to "Executive Council":
Illustrious Ledester Clark, 33°
4950 N.W. 17th Court
Lauderhill, Florida 33313
Make check or money order payable to "Executive Council"
If you CANNOT attend the Council Meeting, in order to remain on the active mailing list, your registration fee must be paid. Please mail $10.00 and $4.00 (if you desire a copy of the meeting minutes) to the address above.


Since this is a business meeting, business casual attire is in order. For those 33° Council Members (Black Tuxedo) and Rose of Seven Seals Auxiliary Members, be sure to bring meeting regalia and marching attire.


If you need transportation from the airport, train, or bus station please contact Sister Paulette Warren at 217-390-0357 or Sister Charlotte Nichols 313-492-1864.

tentative meeting agenda: DOWNLOAD AGENDA HERE

Below is the draft agenda for the meeting, this is subject to change based on the needs to members and leaders as well as special events happening during the Executive Council Weekend.

thursday, March 23, 2017

10:00AM   Registration
12:00PM   Supreme Board of Directors
3:00PM     Grand Master's Council Meeting
3:00PM     Grand Matron's Council Meeting
4:00PM     Shrine Department - Masons
4:00PM     Shrine Department - OES
5:00PM     Most Worthy Pernella Tubbs Supreme Grand Chapter
6:00PM     Youth Department Meeting
7:00PM     33° Council Meeting
7:00PM     National Rose Auxiliary Meeting
9:00PM     Marshal's Department

friday, March 24, 2017

8:00AM   Registration
9:00AM   Flag Ceremony/Opening of Executive Council (Salon A/B)
  1. Devotion
  2. Sermonette
  3. Roll Call & Introduction of Delegates
  4. Supreme & Grand Honors
  5. Introduction of Supreme President/CEO - Illustrious James O. Dogan, 33°
  6. Reading of 2016 Meeting Executive Council Minutes
  7. Old Business
  8. 2016 Finance Report
12:30PM   Lunch
2:00PM     Session Called to Order by Executive Council President
Department Objectives and Goals Reports
  1. Supreme Youth Grand Master
    Supreme Youth Grand Matron
  2. Supreme Grand Master
    Supreme Grand Matron
  3. Supreme King Solomon
    Supreme Queen Bathsheba
  4. Supreme Sovereign of Masons
    Supreme Sovereign of Stars
  5. Supreme Consistory
    Supreme Lady Knights
  6. Supreme Royal Ladies
  7. Supreme Imperial Potentate
    Supreme Imperial Commandress
  8. 33° Council
    Rose of Seven Seals
    Rose of Seven Seals Auxiliary
Afternoon Meetings
3:00PM     Secretary of Education - Masons
3:30PM     Supreme Music Department
4:00PM     Worshipful Master's Council Meeting
4:00PM     Worthy Matron's Council Meeting
4:00PM     Supreme Royal Ladies
5:00PM     Deputy Grand Master's Council Meeting
5:00PM     Supreme Joint Council Affairs Meeting
5:00PM     Lady Knights Auxiliary
6:00PM     Supreme Rose of 7 Seals
6:00PM     Supreme Exalted Degree - Stars
7:00PM     Welcome Program: Special Guests - Mable Flowers, Financial Consultant
                  First Lady Minnie Dogan Initiative Launch - IFAMM Cares
                  Illustrious LaMont "Montee" Evans, 33°
                  Supreme Secretary of Education - Masons
                  Sister Geraldine Lynch
                  Supreme Secretary of Education - Stars

saturday, March 25, 2017

7:00AM - 8:00AM   District Grand Master's Class
7:00AM - 8:00AM   District Grand Matron's Class
8:00AM   Registration
9:00AM   Opening of Executive Council (Salon A/B)
  1. Devotion
  2. Introduction of New Delegates
  3. Reading of Previous Day's Meeting Minutes
  4. Presentation of Supreme President/CEO - Illustrious James O. Dogan, 33°
12:00PM - 2:00PM   Lunch
2:00PM     Session Called to Order by Executive Council President
Department Objectives and Goals Reports
  1. Supreme Convention Presentation
  2. Executive Council Finance Committee Report
  3. Supreme Scholarship Department
  4. Supreme Joint Council Affairs
  5. Supreme Clergy Council
  6. Supreme Charity Department
  7. Supreme 20 Year Council
  8. Supreme Nurses' Guild/First Aid Responders
  9. Supreme Marshal's Council
  10. Supreme Monitor's Council
  11. Supreme Debutante Department
  12. Supreme Music Department
  13. Supreme Recruit Deputy Council
  14. Supreme Secretary of Education - Masons
    Supreme Secretary of Education - Stars
General Discussion/Question and Answer Period
Supreme President/CEO - Illustrious James O. Dogan, 33°
Afternoon Meetings
12:30PM   Supreme Nurses' Guild/First Aid Responders
3:00PM     Supreme Recruit Deputies
3:00PM     Supreme Founder's Day
3:00PM     Supreme Monitors - Masons & OES
4:00PM     Supreme Exalted Degree - Masons
4:00PM     Supreme Consistory
7:00PM     Banquet (Formal Attire)

vendor information:

For those individuals, business or organizations wishing to vend your product and/or service, please contact Gail Profit, Home Office Supervisor via phone 313-259-5817 or email to inquire about vending fee, set up time, etc.

special notes:

Please be mindful that Home Office will be open and those needing supplies and materials are encouraged to visit the Supply Store page, identify those items needed, call and pay for your order in advance. This will relieve some of the burden on Home Office and assist you in getting your supplies and materials ready.

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