Joined Aug 18 2019
60 years old
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Grand Lodge of New Brunswick:
Member of Alexandria Lodge #33:
He was Master of his Lodge in 2001.
I served as the First Grand Principal 2015/2016 (June 2016). He was elected President of the Order of High Priesthood for 2016 - 2019.
Laurie was elected Thrice Illustrious Master of The York Council #11 in 2002. He has received the Super Excellent Master’s degree. I was elected the Most Puissant Grand Master for 2014 – 2015 of the Supreme Grand Council, Eastern Jurisdiction of Canada, Royal and Select Masters which covers the 4 Atlantic Provinces plus Quebec and I was able to make all my official visits (mostly separately) to all 18 Councils in the 5 provinces.
Laurie was created a Knight in Fredericton Preceptory #50 on May 26, 1999. He was Presiding Preceptor of Woodstock Preceptory #41 in 2008 & 2009 plus Honorary Junior Preceptor of Fredericton Preceptory #50 in 2010. He was the Provincial Grand Prior of New Brunswick in 2010 - 2011.
The Masonic & Military Orders of Knights of the Red Cross of Constantine, KHS and St. John the Evangelist
I was Most Puissant Sovereign in 2009. Deputy Grand Intendant General of the Grand Imperial Conclave of Canada for NB & PEI 2018/2018 and will be serving as Grand Intendant General of the Grand Imperial Conclave of Canada for NB & PEI 2019/2020.
Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests
Laurie joined Northumbria Tabernacle #111 in Riverview, NB on September 3, 2011. He served as VII point in 2012 - 2013. He served as High Priest in 2014 - 2015.
Royal Ark Mariners
He served as Commander Noah in 2013 - 2014. He was installed as Grand Son Shem in May 2013 and Grand Commander Noah in May 2014. He is also a Past Most Grand Commander Noah in 2014/15.
KYCH – Knight York Cross of Honor
Laurie was dubbed a member of KYCH in July 2009 in Nova Scotia and presently serves as Prior 2019/2020.
York Rite College
He was installed and served as Governor in 2014. He was installed as Grand Governor in 2019 and served in that office until .
Order of the Secret Monitor
He is presently the Supreme Ruler for New Brunswick Conclave #10 – 2018 - 2020.
Laurie currently is serving as 1st General in Maxwell Lodge of Perfection; MWS for Rose Croix, and Grand Expert for NB Consistory.
Royal Order of Scotland
Laurie was made a member of the Royal Order of Scotland in 2012. He holds the Office of Senior Grand Guardian in the ROS.
Order Of The Eastern Star
Laurie is a Past Patron of Devon Chapter #37 in Fredericton for the years 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2010/2011, 2016/2017.
Worthy Grand Patron 2013 - 2014.
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
Laurie was created a Noble of Luxor Shriners in Fredericton in June 1999. He is also Past President of the Fredericton Shrine Club and past Captain of the former Arab Patrol for Luxor. I am now serving as the Capt. of the Guard for Ills. Sir Bill Harrington in the 2019 Divan.
Laurie served as teller and now serves as an usher in his local church (Grace Memorial Baptist Church) for several years.
Once a year Laurie helps out the Boy Scouts with the local Cub Kar Rally held in Fredericton.
When Laurie is at home he likes to do some woodworking in his workshop as well as play cards with his wife Ruth and friends.
Laurie has 2 grandchildren (boy and girl) and a great grand-daughter.